Exceptional Aviation Consulting and Crew Leasing Services

Global Aviation Recruitment & Leasing Specialists

Since 1985, Rishworth Aviation is proud to have served more than 100 clients in over 40 countries. Our database of 90,000 aviation professionals from over 150 countries, expands by 8,000 new candidates every year. With offices in Auckland, Stockholm, and local representation across China, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, and England, we have an experienced and highly qualified team selected to deliver outstanding service.  


Aviation Jobs 

Our can-do attitude and responsive approach give us a leading edge in aviation recruitment and crew leasing. We create mutually beneficial partnerships between our client airlines and crew, ensuring success for all parties.


Personal Approach to Aviation Recruitment & Crew Leasing

We are about people. People in business and people in partnership. We succeed in aviation recruitment through engaging outstanding individuals with a strong team spirit. Dependable, solid, experienced and trustworthy - we deliver. 


Long-term Commitment 

We value our long-standing relationships with clients which have developed and strengthened over the years. 


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. 


Contact us

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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