BermudAir, the first airline based in Bermuda, debuted its revenue flights on September 1st.
The first route operated by the Embraer E175 jet with registration number VQ-BLU connected Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport to Boston (Logan) in the USA.
On the same day, the aircraft flew to White Plains, in the state of New York. On Saturday, September 2, there were no flights, which resumed this Sunday.
BermudAir is not only the first carrier in the British archipelago, but also offers a more upscale service, with business class-only aircraft.
However, the only E175 available still preserves an economy class configuration, with 88 seats instead of the airline’s intended 30 seats.
Second aircraft on the way
BermudAir intended to debut its flights on May 24, but supply chain issues and Hurricane Franklin caused it to postpone the service.
The reconfiguration of the cabin with 30 seats arranged in a 1+1 layout in 15 rows ended up being postponed until November 1st. Meanwhile, the Embraer 175 flies with only 44 of the 88 seats by blocking two seats per row.
In addition to Boston and White Plains, BermudAir intends to fly to Fort Laudardale, Florida, from September 22nd.
For now it will consist of two E175s leased by Azorra and which previously flew with FlyBe, which went bankrupt.
The second Embraer, registration VQ-BLW, is in Canada, being prepared for delivery to BermudAir soon.