SMITHERS, CANADA — Canada's regional carrier Central Mountain Air (CMA) has taken delivery of an additional Dash 8-300 aircraft in its continued effort to support growth and improve connectivity in Western Canada.

According to CMA, the arrival of the new Dash 8-300 will help grow the airline's business, provide service to clients, and increase connectivity for communities across Western Canada. The aircraft will be primarily used to support growth in the airline's charter service and meet the demand of existing and new clients.

The Dash 8-300 is an ideal turboprop for flights to small airports in remote locations. It has a carrying capacity of up to 50 passengers and a cruising speed of 532km/h.

CMA's fleet is now comprised of five Dash-8 -300, five Dash-8 -100, three Dornier 328, and 12 Beech 1900D in passenger configuration, and two Beech 1900D Cargo Configuration. CMA operates scheduled service to ten communities and is able to provide charter flights throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Western Canada, and the United States.