This coming February a new airline should start service in the Brazilian Skies. Brava Linhas Aereas from the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, which currently operates under the name NHT Linhas Aereas.
NHT was funded in 2006 and purchased last May by the Acaua Group from the neighbor state of Santa Catarina, NHT currently has 100 employees, flyes to 14 destinations in the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Parana and Sao Paulo.
Its fleet currently has only six airplanes Let 410 UVP E-20, for 19 passengers and built in the Czech Republic. The new carrier will replace all its planes with Brazilian made Embraer 120, and should end 2013 with ten airplanes.