DAE Capital delivers three Airbus A320-200 aircraft to VivaColombia


Dubai Aerospace Enterprise’s (DAE) leasing division DAE Capital has delivered three Airbus A320-200 aircraft to low-cost airline VivaColombia.

The newly delivered aircraft are powered by CFM International (CFMI) engines.

The delivery has offered VivaColombia an option to deploy the planes to its newly launched sister company Viva Air Peru.

VivaColombia CEO William Shaw said: “We are pleased with the flexibility of the fleet solution provided by DAE Capital, which has enabled us to bridge our fleet requirement ahead of receiving our new aircraft order from Airbus.”

"These transactions demonstrate the capacity of the DAE platform to provide tailored solutions for our customers."

The airline currently serves both domestic and international routes.

DAE CEO Firoz Tarapore said: “Our team worked very closely with the VivaColombia team over a number of months to develop a deal that met the specific needs of a modern low-cost operator.

“These transactions demonstrate the capacity of the DAE platform to provide tailored solutions for our customers, whether they are start-ups, regional airlines or legacy carriers.”

Last month, DAE Capital leased two Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on a long-term basis to Russia’s Nordwind Airlines.

These aircraft were previously placed on lease with Taiwan’s EVA Airways.

DAE Capital currently operates a fleet of 400 owned, managed and committed aircraft.

With six offices in Dubai, UAE; Dublin, Ireland; Singapore; and the US; the company leases its aircraft fleet to airlines based in 60 countries worldwide.