Hong Kong – The superb performance of Vietjet in its operations, services and management has gained the appreciation of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The ICAO delegation, led by president Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and ICAO APAC Deputy Regional Director Manjit Singh Seva Singh, visited the Vietjet office during its trip to Vietnam from 5 to 10 July, 2017.
Speaking at the meeting with the Vietjet management board members on the first day of their visit, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu said he highly appreciated the airline's efforts and achievements in its operations, services and management activities. He also stressed on its comprehensive investment in building up human resources and training highly skilled experts that meet the internationally standardized safety requirements for operation and management, which greatly contributed to not only the airline's success but also the growth of the aviation industry in Vietnam and the region.
Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, ICAO president and ICAO APAC Deputy Regional Director Manjit Singh Seva Singh visits Vietjet's office in Ho Chi Minh City
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Hung, Vice chairman of Vietjet Board of Directors, Mr. Luu Duc Khanh, Managing Director and other management members of Vietjet warmly welcomed the ICAO delegation. Mr. Luu Duc Khanh said: "Safety is our top priority not only in operations but also in the entire airline's activities. Safety requirements conformity has been the guideline for us in all operations and policy decision we have made. We are happy that our technical reliability rate stood at 99.59% in the first quarter of the year and flight operation, ground operation and engineering safety indicators were also listed in the group of highest quality airlines in the Asia Pacific region".
Following their working agenda in Vietnam, the ICAO delegation today met with high-ranking officials of the Vietnamese Government, the Ministry of Transport, and Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) followed by their granting of the Council President Certificate to the representatives of CAAV in Hanoi. The certificate recognizes Vietnam's significant progress in resolving safety oversight deficiencies and improving the effective implementation of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices.
Photo caption: Dr. Nguyen Thanh Hung, Vice chairman of Vietjet Board of Directors, Mr. Luu Duc Khanh, Managing Director and other management members of Vietjet warmly welcomed the ICAO delegation