Binter Canarias (NT, Las Palmas) took delivery of its first E195-E2 in a ceremony in Embraer's plant at Sao Josa dos Campos airport in Brazil, the manufacturer said in a press release.

EC-NEZ (msn 19020023) is the first of five that Binter Canarias has on firm order from Embraer. It will be the first E195-E2 operated in Europe - Embraer has so far delivered two to Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras (AD, Sao Paulo Viracopos) - and also the first in-house jet operated by the Canary Islands airline.

According to the ch-aviation fleets advanced module, Binter Canarias currently owns and operates seven ATR72-500s and fourteen ATR72-600s. The -600s are operated by the carrier's subsidiary Canarias Airlines (RSC, Las Palmas). Another subsidiary Binter CV (3B, Praia) operates a further three ATR72-500s. The airline also wet-leases three CRJ1000ERs from Malta's Medavia (5M, Malta Int'l).

Binter Canarias plans to start operating the E195-E2 in revenue service on December 11, deploying it first from Las Palmas to Vigo. The initial schedule for the first week of operations includes the following routes: