About Rishworth Aviation

Global Experts, Global Reach & Global Support

Experience counts. For over 30 years around the world, Rishworth Aviation has been managing aviation recruitment, staffing and crew leasing services.


Rishworth Aviation is the largest independent global aviation staffing provider. We supply crew to airlines worldwide including Norwegian Long Haul, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, China Southern Airlines, EVA Air, Jetstar Pacific, RwandAir and Royal Air Maroc.


We are proud to have served over 100 clients in more than 40 countries with a wealth of HR, operational, training, legal, tax and finance knowledge and expertise to deliver quality staffing solutions. 

Contact us

Torkel Waak (Rtd B744 Captain)

Executive Director

+46 707417068

torkel.waak@rishworthaviation.com

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Torkel has 40 years of airline experience working as a Line and Management Pilot with SAS, EVA Air, and Novair, and has been involved with Rishworth Aviation for over 20 years. His expertise includes developing bespoke staffing models for the likes of Norwegian Air and Finnair. Torkel’s deep relationships across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East means the Rishworth team is able to quickly understand and deliver to airline requirements.



Lisa Evans

Business Development Manager

+46 72 371 5099

lisa.evans@rishworthaviation.com

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Lisa has over 10 years of experience in Legal private practice. As a senior member of the Rishworth Aviation team, Lisa manages and supports contracts with leading airlines in Europe and Africa, leveraging her expertise in tailored crew leasing solutions. Lisa draws on her experience of working and living internationally to work with a diverse range of airline clients.


Airline Enquiries for North East Asia

Liz Loveridge

Regional Director

+64 21 701 251

liz.loveridge@rishworthaviation.com

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Liz’s experience in the aviation industry spans over 20 years, and has worked with most of Rishworth’s airline clients across the Asia Pacific region. Having lived and worked in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, Liz has a deep understanding into the opportunities and challenges for airlines and Pilots in this region. Liz’s expertise is exemplified through long term relationships with some of the largest airlines in North East Asia.


Airline Enquiries for South East Asia, Pacific and Americas

Jason Cochrane

Regional Director

+64 21 974 959

jason.cochrane@rishworthaviation.com

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Jason supports airlines with their growth requirements in the South East Asia, Pacific, and the Americas markets. He has for over 10 years with Rishworth Aviation spent significant time Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and other rapidly developing aviation markets to form partnerships with some of the most successful growing airlines in the region.


Gretchen Rhodes

Market Development Manager

+64 21 426 101

gretchen.rhodes@rishworthaviation.com

Gretchen has been with Rishworth Aviation since 2001, and during this time has delivered tailored crew leasing and staffing solution focussed on India, Pacific Islands, Brunei, and throughout South East Asia. Gretchen draws on her background in Law and Psychology to consult with airlines about their needs, and then developing and delivering solutions with the Rishworth team.

Our services

  • Aviation Staffing and Crew Contracting

  • Recruitment and Crew Sourcing 

  • Crew Training Support 

  • Aviation Consulting Services: HR, legal, compliance and international tax 

  • Market Intelligence


Take advantage of many years of experience in the aviation industry and let us source, secure and manage the right aviation professionals for your operation.


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