Vietjet honoured ASEAN’s Best Aviation Enterprise in 2019
16:34 | 05/11/2019

VGP - New-age carrier Vietjet was honoured as the ASEAN’s Best Aviation Enterprise at the 2019 ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) held in Bangkok on November 2 as part of the ASEAN Summit in Thailand.

Vietjet Vice President Ho Ngoc Yen Phuong receives the awards

The event witnessed the presence of Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and many other dignitaries and leaders from Thailand and ASEAN countries.

The award recognised Vietjet’s contribution to the integration between ASEAN businesses and for its extensive connectivity across the region and beyond.

The award also recognised the outstanding business results and the widespread coverage of the Vietjet brand in the region.

Vietjet President and CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao was honoured Women Entrepreneur of ASEAN and Women Entrepreneur of Vietnam at the ASEAN Business Awards 2018.

The ASEAN Business Awards was launched by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council in 2007 to recognise enterprises and entrepreneurs that have made significant contributions to the economic growth and prosperity of ASEAN. 

The aviation sector is one of the 17 Priority Integration Sectors included in the ASEAN Business Awards.

Currently, Vietjet operates around 400 flights daily across a vast network that covers Asia with more routes planned to expansively connect Southeast Asia with destinations in northern and central Asia, and even Western countries in the future.

It has been awarded the highest ranking for safety with seven stars in 2018 and 2019 by the world’s only safety and product rating website and listed as one of the world's 50 best airlines for healthy financing and operations by Airfinance Journal in 2018 and 2019.

The airline has also been named the best low-cost carrier by some renowned organisations including Skytrax, CAPA and Airline Ratings.

The ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) was launched by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) in 2007 to give recognition to enterprises and entrepreneurs that have contributed to the growth and prosperity of the ASEAN economy.

By Vien Nhu

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