Binter Canarias (NT, Las Palmas) is set to become the world's second operator of the E195-E2 after it scheduled the type's first revenue service for December 2, ch-aviation schedule analysis has revealed.

The Spanish regional specialist will base the first E195-E2 out of Las Palmas and use it initially to run select flights to Lanzarote, Dakar Blaise Diagne Int'l, Fuerteventura, Palma de Mallorca, Pamplona, Corvera, Sal Amilcar Cabral Int'l, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Tenerife Norte, Vigo, and Zaragoza, as well as between Tenerife North and Zaragoza.

Binter Canarias's E195-E2s will be equipped with 132 seats in an all-economy-class setting. It plans to take three regional jets of the type from Embraer with options for a further two.

According to the ch-aviation fleets advanced module, the airline currently operates seven ATR72-500s. Its subsidiary Canarias Airlines operates a further fourteen ATR72-600s. Binter Canarias also wet-leases three CRJ1000ERs from Medavia (5M, Malta Int'l).

Embraer has so far delivered a single E195-E2 to Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras (AD, Sao Paulo Viracopos) earlier this year. Widerøe (WF, Bodø), Air Astana (KC, Nur-Sultan), and Helvetic Airways (2L, Zurich) operate E190-E2s.