Hiring Requirements for Vietnam Airlines

Type of airline: International Passenger

Headquarters: Long Biên District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hub(s): Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) and Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) with secondary hub Da Nang International Airport and focus cities: Phnom Penh International Airport and Siem Reap International Airport with 64 destinations

Origin: The company was founded in 1956.


Positioning itself as a young, modern carrier whose brand is characterized by Vietnamese traditional culture and internationally recognized, Vietnam Airlines is purchasing world’s most modern, environment-friendly aircraft, such as Boeing 787 and Airbus A350-900, and making constant efforts to improve its service quality. The airline is striving to become one of the most favorable carriers in the Asia-Pacific region.

Hiring Requirements:

  • 3,500 Total Flight Hours
  • 1,500 Total PIC Hours on commercial aircraft & 500 PIC hours on A320/A321
  • Last PIC flight on A320/A321 within the last 12 months at date of start of assignment
  • Current class 1 medical
  • Valid A320 OPC
  • Under 63 years of age for men and 58 for women (due to Vietnamese labor law)
  • Minimum height – 165 cm tall for men and 160 cm for women

Homepage: Vietnam Airlines

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