Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

DAE’s Commitment to the Environment

DAE is committed to environmental responsibility.

DAE has a young fleet (average age of 6.0 years) and by investing in aircraft with technologically advanced design features, greater fuel efficiency and reduced harmful emissions, DAE helps its airline customers reduce their global environmental footprint.

In addition, in its premises DAE encourages a variety of internal environmental initiatives including the use of energy efficient lighting, water conservation and a continued focus on recycling and reducing waste. Furthermore, DAE encourages staff to communicate using the latest conferencing facilities leading to reduced travel between offices.

DAE encourages staff to commute to work using public transport, walking or cycling where appropriate to do so.

DAE’s People

DAE aims to achieve its vision To Be a Premier Aircraft Leasing Company by executing its mission To Deliver Excellence to Clients, Shareholders, Investors and Employees through living its values of Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation and Agility

DAE’s Community Giving

DAE has a multi-cultural diverse working environment and encourages its staff to engage in various initiatives to support local charities and to participate in physical and mental well-being activities. We specifically encourage Community Giving activities that have:

  • a strong connection to DAE
  • a strong connection to DAE staff, particularly where DAE staff are contributing
  • a humanitarian perspective

DAE’s Corporate Governance


DAE maintains a robust corporate governance framework via its internal board and committees.

In addition, DAE has a suite of internal policies which set out the DAE approach and procedures on a range of topics including Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption, Code of Conduct, Date Protection, Document Retention and Know Your Customer.

DAE staff participate in annual compulsory computer based training on DAE’s Anti-Corruption and Code of Conduct policies. DAE maintains a toll free ethics hotline which is available 24 hours a day across each of the DAE locations to enable any concerns to be reported promptly and anonymously.

Our governance documents can be accessed by clicking here.