Dubai, U.A.E., 23 February 2021 –Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd today announced that it had signed long-term lease agreements for 7 Airbus A321neo aircraft with IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline. All 7 aircraft will be powered by CFM International’s Leading Edge Aviation Propulsion (LEAP) engines and are scheduled to be delivered in 2021.
Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer of DAE said: “We are delighted to add this fuel-efficient aircraft and popular aircraft type to our leased aircraft portfolio. This investment reiterates our commitment to invest in new, fuel-efficient aircraft to minimize carbon and nitrogen emissions as well as noise while at the same time increase performance, reliability and environmental sustainability. Further, we are delighted to deepen our long-term relationship with IndiGo and wish them great success with their growth story. The introduction of these aircraft will allow the airline to expand the range of their exceptional product offering.”
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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. is a globally recognized aerospace corporation with two divisions: Aircraft Leasing and Engineering. Headquartered in Dubai, DAE serves over 170 airline customers in over 65 countries from its seven office locations in Dubai, Dublin, Amman, Singapore, Miami, New York and Seattle.
DAE’s award-winning Aircraft Leasing division has an owned, managed, committed and mandated to manage fleet of approximately 425 Airbus, ATR and Boeing aircraft with a fleet value exceeding US$16 billion. DAE’s Engineering division serves customers in Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia from its state-of-the-art facility accommodating up to 15 wide and narrow body aircraft. It is authorized to work on 13 aircraft types and has regulatory approval from over 25 regulators globally. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.dubaiaerospace.com.
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