CAAV receives int’l certificate

Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, ICAO president (left) and ICAO APAC Deputy Regional Director Manjit Singh Seva Singh visits Vietjet’s office in HCM City. – VNS Photo

The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam received the Council President Certificate from Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Ha Noi on Thursday.

The certificate recognises Viet Nam’s significant progress in resolving safety oversight deficiencies and improving implementation of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices.

ICAO’s delegation is visiting Viet Nam from July 5-10. As part of their visit, the delegation met with high-ranking dignities of the Vietnamese Government and the Ministry of Transport on the same day.

During the trip to Vietjet’s office in HCM City on Wednesday, ICAO president Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu praised the airline’s efforts and achievements in operations, services and management.

The ICAO president also focused on the airline’s comprehensive investment in building human resources and training highly skilled experts to meet internationally standardised safety requirements for operation and management, which greatly contributed not only to the airline’s success but also to the growth of the aviation industry in Viet Nam and the region.

Vietjet managing director Luu Duc Khanh said the airline has given top priority to adhering to safety requirements, which has been the guideline for the airline in all operation and policy decisions it has made.

“Our technical reliability rate stood at 99.59 per cent 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,” he said. — VNS

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