Vietnam Airlines receive prestigious awards in 2017

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Rishworth Aviation congratulates Vietnam Airlines on a highly successful year in 2017.

In 2017 Vietnam Airlines was awarded with ‘World’s Leading Cultural Airline’, and ‘World’s Leading Airline - Premium Economy Class’ by the World Travel Awards. 

The World Travel Awards have become an international platform for recognising industry excellence, running for 24 years. The awards were established to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries.

In addition to being presented with the World Travel Awards, Vietnam Airlines was also certified as a 4-Star Airline out of 5 by Skytrax - the world’s leading airline and airport rating organization - for the second year in a row.

Vietnam Airlines was also awarded ‘Asia Pacific Airline of the year’ at the 2017 CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit. This award is given to the airline that has stood out strategically in the Asia Pacific region. 


Le Hong Ha, Executive Vice President of Vietnam Airlines (in the middle), at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards.

About Vietnam Airlines

With a steady passenger growth rate, Vietnam Airlines is an increasingly attractive option for pilots looking to work for a proven Southeast Asian airline.

The national flag carrier of Vietnam and a member of SkyTeam Alliance operates on average 400 flights per day, to approximately 90 routes including 20 domestic and 29 international destinations. The airline is the fastest growing flag carrier in Southeast Asia and is one of the fastest growing full-service airlines globally.

Rishworth Aviation proudly partners with Vietnam Airlines, a long-standing client, to provide high quality pilots to continue the legacy of Vietnam Airlines.

Working with Vietnam Airlines through Rishworth Aviation

Being on assignment with Rishworth Aviation at Vietnam Airlines provides a rewarding experience with a stable long term assignment, a choice of roster patterns to suit you, and great career development opportunities including upgrades and fleet transitions offered by the airline.

Vietnam has an excellent expat community, and pilots are supported by Rishworth Aviation’s pilot representatives on the ground. You will always have someone to contact if you need local assistance.

Nha Trang is one of the beautiful beaches in Vietnam

The low cost of living in Vietnam makes it an affordable destination for pilots and their families to truly enjoy what Vietnam has to offer, with up to 50% lower cost of living compared to major European and US cities. The local Vietnamese people are also known for their friendliness and welcoming attitudes to expats.

Rishworth Aviation is currently offering excellent terms, and a 5 year, renewable contract for A320, ATR72 and A350 Captains wishing to join the national flag carrier of Vietnam. We are currently seeking A320, ATR72 and A350 Captains and have a range of screening dates available throughout the year, with flexibility to suit your schedule.

Meet the Rishworth Aviation Vietnam Airlines Team

Leanne Boggs - Recruitment Consultant 

Since joining Rishworth Aviation, I have been lucky enough to work across most of our clients in the Asia-Pacific region. I have enjoyed learning about the exciting aviation industry and my focus is now on recruitment for Vietnam Airlines. Prior to working for Rishworth I spent seven years in generalist Human Resource roles across a wide range of industries and hold a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology. I love to travel and experience different cultures.


Phone: +64 9 374 0752

Skype: Leanne.Boggs.ral 

Jessie Minett - Recruitment Consultant

My career in recruitment began within the property sector in Australia before discovering the interesting world of aviation. I really enjoy international recruitment and working with pilots and clients from around the world. Travel and food are my greatest passions - I can whip up an excellent lasagne and find it easy to get lost in my never ending travel plans!


Phone: +64 9 302 3920

Skype: jessie.minett_1