Pilot Support Services

Crew Well Being


Friendly Market Representation & Support

At Rishworth Aviation we understand how important it is to offer support to our crews while living and working overseas.  By helping you understand and embrace cultures which may be new to you, we enable you to focus on your new contract positions.


We have Market Representatives in Sweden, England, China, India, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Australasia.


Our Consultants and Market Representatives help you to adjust to living and working in a new country, offering friendly, practical, on-the-ground support that you can call on as required.


Our Regional Managers and Consultants also conduct regular market visits to meet with our clients and keep in touch with our crews.


Excellent Global Insurances

Rishworth Aviation is pleased to offer you access to excellent insurance options. Our expatriate medical insurance stands out from many other medical insurances because of the broad range of cover provided, including options of cover for a family doctor, dental, optical, US cover, evacuation and repatriation.


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Airline Enquiries for Europe, Africa & the Middle East

Torkel Waak (Rtd B744 Captain)

Executive Director

+46 707417068

torkel.waak@rishworthaviation.com

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.



Sarah McInerney

Business Development Manager

+46 707417068

sarah.mcinerney@rishworthaviation.com

With over 13 years of international experience in pilot leasing, Sarah has managed relationships with some of the world's leading airlines.Sarah was based in Japan for 3 years and has extensive experience in the wider Asia Pacific Region as well as Europe, Africa and the Middle East. With strong cultural and commercial awareness Sarah enjoys working closely with client airlines, building long-lasting relationships and delivering on their requirements.


Airline Enquiries for North East Asia

Liz Loveridge

Regional Director

+64 21 701 251

liz.loveridge@rishworthaviation.com    

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

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.


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