VivaColombia is the first and only low-cost airline in Colombia. It started operations on May 25, 2012, from the Jose Maria Cordova Airport located in Rionegro, in the state of Antioquia.
Grupo Fast [Fast Group]: in 2008, the partners and founders of VivaColombia led by Juan Emilio Posada, experienced entrepeneur in air transportation and CEO of VivaColombia, came to the conclusion that Colombia needed a low-cost airline and that it was needed now! The project was taken to Stanford University where a viability study was initiated.
In 2009 the study was completed and the search began for the best world-class partners, who wanted to bet on the dream of millions of Colombians who have never traveled and those who want to do it more often.
Grupo Bolivar [Bolivar Group]: This is one of the most important and robust financial conglomerates in the country, with a portfolio of diversified services including: Davivienda (the third largest bank in Colombia), Seguros Bolivar (the second largest insurer in the country), Constructora Bolivar, Ediciones Gama and Fiducafe among others.
Grupo Iamsa [Iamsa Group]: with more than 24,000 employees, this Mexican company is the leader in land transport services. It currently operates a modern fleet of 9,000 buses, transporting more than 260 million passengers per year. It operates in 24 states in Mexico, providing services to more than 83.4% of the population. Its transportation conglomerate includes the Flecha Amarilla Group and Toluca Group.
Irelandia Aviation: Declan Ryan Founder and Managing Partner of Irelandia Aviation, investment vehicle of the Ryan family, is Chairman of VivaColombia. Irelandia is one of the world leaders in developing Low-Cost Airlines. They are partners in 5 low-cost airlines around the world: Ryanair was created in Ireland in 1985, Tiger Airways was started in Singapore in 2004, Allegiant Air in the United States in 2005, VivaAerobus Mexico in 2006 and VivaColombia in 2012.
Our airline has a fleet of Airbus A320/200 with CFM56-5B4
/P engines, with a maximum occupancy configuration for 180 seats in each aircraft.
VivaColombia currently has 5 aircraft these are: an HK4818, that arrived in Colombia on March 17th, an HK4817 that was delivered on April 20.th, an HK4811 that was received on April 30th, the HK4861 on July 11th And the last one that we received is the HK4905, which arrived on october 24th