Braathens Regional Airlines Changes Its Original Order From 5 CS100 + 5 CS300 to 10 CS100 with Delivery Starting in Neginning of 2020
Flight News, Anders Carlsson, September 25, 2017
By the beginning of 2020, BRA will begin to launch the new jet engines in the aircraft fleet. According to the original plans, they would have begun to fly on the domestic network by 2013.
However, Bombardier delays and, secondly, their own decision to postpone deliveries, partly because of the announced flight tax, will take another two years to go before the new C series is in trafic.
BRA has now also chosen to make a profound change in the order of the aircraft manufacturer for almost seven years. Then Malmö Aviation ordered 5 of the smaller CS-100 and five major CS-300. In addition, there is an option for another ten machines. BRA now chooses to convert it to ten machines of the CS-100 and completely disregard the larger machines.
"We create a single-unit fleet with only CS-100 and it offers several advantages in flight production for us, which is a relatively small airline," says communications manager at BRA, Emma Sandsjö, to the Airline.
The decision to invest only on the smaller machine, with 125 chairs aboard the BRA's design, is based on the analysis that ...
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*BRA is the shortname for Braathens Regional Airlines
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