Viva Air finalizes sequence for 50 A320 family aircraft

Following an MOU sealed during Le Bourget Paris Airshow in June, Viva Air, a Latin America low cost conduit organisation owned by Irelandia Aviation, has sealed a squeeze agreement with Airbus for 50 A320 Family aircraft. The 35 A320neo and 15 A320ceo will be operated by a group’s airlines VivaColombia and Viva Air Peru and will concede a dual all-Airbus operators to update their fleets and constraint enlargement opportunities opposite Latin America.

William Shaw, CEO and Founder of VivaColombia, partial of Viva Air, said: “This sequence reflects a long-term joining to a business obscure fares serve due to a advantages of this new fleet. We are vehement to continue expanding a successful low cost indication and accelerate a enlargement via Latin America creation atmosphere travel some-more permitted and affordable to a customers.”

John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers, said: “Airbus is gratified to play a vital purpose in ancillary Viva Air in a sparkling tour to rise a low cost indication via Latin America. With a unusually gentle cabin, low handling costs and glorious fuel efficiency, a A320 and A320neo Families are a best product lines to element Viva Air’s enlargement goals.”

The Airbus-VivaColombia attribute began in 2012 when a airline began operations with A320 aircraft. VivaColombia, formed in Medellin, has been an all-Airbus user since, and now it operates 11 A320s. Viva Air recently launched Viva Air Peru, a sister airline of VivaColombia formed in Lima. Viva Air Peru now operates 3 A320 aircraft.

Viva Air is a Panamanian headquartered organisation combined by Irelandia Aviation and led by Declan Ryan. Irelandia has successfully grown 6 low cost carriers around a world, namely Allegiant, Ryanair, Tigerair, VivaAerobus, VivaColombia and many recently Viva Air Peru. Combined, a airlines have a swift of some-more than 420 aircraft and have carried over a billion passengers.

The A320 Family is a world’s best-selling singular aisle product line. To date, a Family has won over 13,000 orders and some-more than 7,600 aircraft have been delivered to some 400 business and operators worldwide.

The A320neo Family incorporates a really latest technologies including new era engines and Sharklets, that together broach during slightest 15 percent fuel assets during smoothness and 20 percent by 2020. With some-more than 5200 orders perceived from 95 business given a launch in 2010, a A320neo Family has prisoner some 60 percent share of a market.

With over 1,000 aircraft sole and a reserve of over 400, some-more than 650 Airbus aircraft are in operation via Latin America and a Caribbean. Since 1990, Airbus has cumulative over 60 percent of net orders in a segment and in a past 10 years alone, Airbus has tripled a in-service fleet.

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