About Veling Tayara

Who We Are

Veling Tayara is the Business Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions division of Veling Group. Veling Group was founded in 2002 by Nirvan Veerasamy and has business in Commercial Aircraft leasing, Structured Finance, Asset Management & Aircraft Sales. The company currently own a portfolio of wide-bodied Airbus A380 & Boeing B777 aircraft which are leased to international airlines such as Emirates. Veling Group also own the luxury YU Lounge Private Terminal in Mauritius.

Veling Tayara was founded in 2014 to specialise in sales and acquisitions of Business Aircraft internationally. Since it's formation, Veling Tayara have established themselves as a trusted advisor and broker to their customers.

Veling Tayara are the exclusive sales representative for Viking Aircraft in the Middle East & Turkey. Viking are the world’s leading utility aircraft company and manufacturer of the Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft.

 

Our Team

Meet our team of aircraft enthusiasts


NIRVAN VEERASAMY
NIRVAN VEERASAMY
Co-Founder & MD Veling Group
Nirvan started his career as a young senior airline analyst at Airbus Industry in 1983 and was promoted to a Sales Director position two years later, with responsibility for directing major sales campaigns throughout Asia. In 1993 he incorporated a company specializing in offshore aircraft registration, placing and managing business jets and airliners under the Mauritius jurisdiction. In 2005, at the request of the Prime Minister, Nirvan served as Managing Director of Air Mauritius and initiated a turnaround plan for the airline. Nirvan is an alumnus of Cranfield University and Harvard Business School.
CAPT. DAVID SAVY
Chairman Veling Group
David is key to our ability to develop and leverage group synergy. As one of the longest-serving executive chairman and CEO of an airline, he brings to the board invaluable expertise in the aviation and hospitality business and strong governance principles.
ERNEST J EDWARDS
ERNEST J EDWARDS
Non Executive Director
Ernest (Ernie) Edwards has been in the executive aviation industry for 45 years, holding senior managerial positions at Cessna and Gulfstream Aerospace, before retiring recently from Embraer as President of Embraer Executive Jets. He has also chaired the Environmental Committee and sat on the Finance Committee at the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Ernie is an accomplished pilot with over 3,500 hours’ jet experience. Ernie’s wide and varied experience within the executive aviation arena is a positive contribution to Veling Tayara and their clients.
LOUIS STEVEN
LOUIS STEVEN
VP Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions
Louis is the VP Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions at Veling Tayara and joined the business in August 2014. He is responsible for the company’s customer-facing activities, including global aircraft sales & acquisitions, strategic partnerships and overall business development. Previously, Louis held a Business Development Director position within the Aviation Division of a leading Middle East Multinational Company. Louis started his career at Michael Page in London, joining their Graduate Sales program. Louis holds a degree in Business Management from Royal Holloway, University of London. He is married and lives with his wife in Dubai, UAE.
MIKHAIL GOLOVIZNIN
MIKHAIL GOLOVIZNIN
Sales Director Russia & CIS
Mikhail started his career in business aviation back in 2008 as a manager of commercial department in the key business aviation airport in Russia - Vnukovo-3. In 2011 joined Jet Trading Group as a sales manager responsible for aircraft Sales in Russia and CIS. Joined Veling Tayara in December 2017, as Director of Sales in Russia & CIS.
TONY FITZPATRICK
TONY FITZPATRICK
Aviation Advisor
Anthony (Tony) Fitzpatrick has been involved and worked in the executive aviation arena for the past 25 years specializing in the Middle East whilst representing various aircraft manufacturers including Bell, Beechcraft and Cessna before holding a senior sales position at Embraer executive jets. Tony’s knowledge, experience and success in the Middle East region is testimony to the contribution he provides to Veling Tayara today, as aviation advisor supporting Viking sales.





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