Braathens Regional Airlines axes A220 order, plans E190 wet-lease
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January 13, 2020 - by David Kaminski-Morrow for flightglobal.com
Scandinavian carrier Braathens Regional Airlines has axed a long-standing order for Airbus A220s, and plans to wet-lease Embraer 190s for regional jet operations.
BRA evolved from the merger of Malmo Aviation with other carrier operations and inherited the order for 10 Bombardier CSeries jets originally placed by Malmo in 2011.
Malmo Aviation, through an associated lessor, had been one of the first four customers to order the CSeries – signing for five CS300s and five CS100s – with plans to take them from 2014.
It was initially aiming to be a launch operator for the CSeries but...