BermudAir (2T, Bermuda) plans to start scheduled services between Bermuda and the United States on August 25 after being granted an air operator’s certificate (AOC) by the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA), a regulatory filing reveals.

In a letter to the US Department of Transportation (DOT), BermudAir’s lawyer Glenn P. Wicks confirmed the startup was granted its AOC on July 25. The carrier now requests that the Department urgently grant the airline's pending May 5 application for an exemption and US foreign air carrier permit.

Wicks said BermudAir would start commercial services with two 30-seater E175SDs in an executive lay-out. It plans twice-daily, six days weekly services between Bermuda and Westchester County/White Plains; and once-daily/six-weekly services between Bermuda and Boston and Fort Lauderdale International. He said that BermudAir may expand the proposed services and use other aircraft in the future.

As reported, the company has signed a lease contract for two E175s from Azorra Aviation. BermudAir Technical Director, Andrew Clements, confirmed to ch-aviation the aircraft are ex-flybe. (2002) units OY-YDA reregistered as VQ-BLU (msn 17000344) delivered on April 7 and OY-YDB registered as VQ-BLW (msn 17000351) delivered on May 24.