Irelandia Aviation

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Irelandia Aviation
Private company limited by shares
IndustryPassenger Transportation
FounderDeclan Ryan
HeadquartersFirst Floor The Warehouse 35 Barrow Street Dublin 4 Ireland, Ireland
ServicesAirline developer
SubsidiariesRyan Air, Viva Aerobus, Viva Air Colombia, Tiger Air, Allegiant Air

Irelandia Aviation is a premier low-cost airline developer and investment company led by the chairman of Ryanair, Declan Ryan. The company develops low-cost carriers (LCCs) in partnership with airline management and investors. Irelandia Aviation has invested in 5 low-cost carrier (LCC) airlines around the world, Ryanair in Ireland, Tiger Air in Singapore, Allegiant Air in USA, Viva Aerobus, and Viva Air Colombia in South America.


Irelandia Aviation is one of the pioneers in European LCCs with the development Ryanair. In 2012, the company launched Viva Air Colombia, the first low-cost carrier in South America. The same year, the company sold its shares in its Mexican subsidiary, VivaAerobus. The company then proceeded to enter the Peruvian market with its low-cost carrier Viva Air Peru.[1][2]

In 2020, Irelandia Aviation invested in U.K.-based drone delivery operator, Skyports. Before backing Skyports, the company invested in AERDRON, a spanish-based drone manufacturer. [3] [4]The Dublin-based company has also invested in the budget Colombian hotel chain, Ayenda continuing its South American expansion.[5]

In the media



  1. Post, Colin. "Low-cost airline backed by Ryanair founders opens in Peru". Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  2. Taylor, Charlie. "Irelandia Aviation expands into Peru with launch of Viva Air". Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  3. "Irelandia invests in UK drone business Skyports". Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  4. "Skyports extends Series A funding with Irelandia investment". Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  5. Mulligan, John. "Ryan's Irelandia backs Colombian hotel business". Retrieved 28 July 2020.

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