BMI Regional has contracted Saab for component support on its Embraer ERJ-145 and ERJ-135 fleet.

The Aberdeen-headquartered airline signed a five-year flight hour-based agreement, covering equipment repairs, logistics and engineering for around 400 components.

Saab says that the deal is worth SEK 105 million ($16.5 million), with SEK 65 million already having been transferred.

BMI Regional operates a fleet of 14 ERJ-145s with 49 passenger seats each, plus four 37-seat ERJ-135s.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news