The Colombian national company Avianca will invest $473 million For acquire on lease 16 new single-aisle aircraft Airbusconfirmed its general manager Adrian Neuhauser.
She plans to lease (rent-purchase) 14 A320neo And two A320ceo to increase its capacity by 25% on its domestic routes. The 16 planes will join the Avianca fleet between October and the end of December, announced Adrian Neuhauser, without however indicating the leasing company(ies).
“The resources necessary to finance the incorporation of these aircraft come from our available cash and the additional debt we incur on lease“, added the leader. At the same time, Avianca will recruit 1,200 employees. Some of the new hires will come from Viva Air, a now-defunct Colombian budget airline that Avianca had sought to buy before its bankruptcy.