The low-cost airline Viva Air began to receive the first seven Airbus 320 aircraft of a 50 order that will complete the fleet expected by 2023.
The company’s executive president said to Gestión that they are looking to extend their operations from Colombia and Peru to a third country in the region.
“Viva Air, controlled by the Irish Irelandia Aviation, invested around $5,200 million US dollars for the purchase of the aircraft from the European manufacturer Airbus as part of its business plan with which it seeks to become a leading low-cost airline in Latin America”, the aforementioned media said.
“The first 15 aircraft are A320ceo model and the remaining 35 are of the A320neo model,” the CEO of the airline, Felix Antelo, said.
Viva Air currently operates 32 routes in Colombia, Peru and destinations that include Miami, in the United States, with a fleet of 19 aircraft and 800 employees. It is an airline based in Panama, created by Irelandia Aviation, who is a leading developer of low-cost airlines in the world.