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Braathens Regional Airways is a Norwegian-owned Swedish airline based in Trollhättan, Sweden. The airline operates domestic flights within Sweden on behalf of its sister company and virtual airlines Braathens Regional Airlines, as well as charter services.

The airline was formerly known as Golden Air and Braathens Regional when it was founded in 1976. During this time, Golden Air operated air taxi and charter services before going through many changes in the 1990s.

In 2012, Braathens Aviation acquired Golden Air and took over many of its domestic routes in Sweden. Golden Air then changed its name to Braathens Regional before another change to its current name, Braathens Regional Airways. Since 2016, Braathens Regional Airways operates all of the flights for the virtual airline Braathens Regional Airlines.

Baggage Policy

Braathens Regional Airways operates flights for Braathens Regional Airlines. Below you'll find the baggage allowance details for Braathens Regional Airlines.

Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on baggage is included on all fare types. The carry-on bag must not exceed the linear dimensions of 50 x 40 x 25 cm (19 x 15 x 9 in) and cannot weigh more than 8 kg (17 lbs).

As well as your carry-on bag, you can also take a personal item such as a laptop (placed in a small laptop bag), a small handbag, a small camera/binoculars or any reading material that can fit in a bag.

Other items allowed include umbrellas, baby food and medication.

Checked Baggage

Each checked bag mustn't weigh more than 23 kg (50 lbs) and cannot exceed the linear dimension of 158 cm (62 in) in length, width and height. The BRA Basic ticket only allows you to take one checked baggage, however, if you purchase the BRA Extra ticket, you are allowed to bring 2 bags per passenger.

Cabin Classes

BRA Braathens Regional Airlines only has one cabin class. Economy class provides a good quality flight at a reasonable price.


Economy Class Facilities

On board the flight, you will receive complimentary food and drink, although this will depend on the departure time and the flight duration. On flights before 9 am, the airline will always offer breakfast to you. On flights after 9 am, you can enjoy a hot drink, water and a light snack.

What are Economy Class Seats Like?

Seats are set out in a 2 x 2 or 3 x 3 formation and give plenty of pitch and width, for a comfortable journey.


Online check-in and airport check-in are available with Braathens Regional Airlines flights (the sister company of Braathen Regional Airways). You can find out more information about check-in times on our page about Braathens Regional Airlines.

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Destinations that Braathens Regional Airways flies to

Braathens Regional Airways doesn't have destinations of its own as it serves all of the destinations of its sister company BRA Braathens Regional Airlines. Braathens Regional Airlines flies to over 15 destinations within Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

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Braathens Regional Airways doesn't have its own fleet of aircraft. It instead operates flights for its sister company, Braathens Regional Airlines. The Braathens Regional Airlines fleet is made up of over 10 x ATR 72-600 aircraft. The ATR 72-600 can seat 72 passengers and is ideal for regional air travel.

The ATR 72 is a twin-engine turboprop aircraft manufactured for short-haul regional routes. The first flight for the ATR 72 was with Finnair and took place in 1989. To this day, the aircraft is still in production and is mainly used by Wings Air, Azul Linhas Aereas, IndiGo and Air New Zealand.