By Vietjet on November 6, 2017


Hong Kong, November 6, 2017 – Vietjet has just received the inaugural Best Ultra Low Cost Airline Award 2018 presented by, the world’s only air safety and product rating website.

Vietjet is also one of the winners in the Airline Excellence Awards announced on November 2, 2017 by the website which is an authority on airline safety and product rating across the globe and its safety rating system is endorsed by ICAO. The website, with over 20 million visitors from 232 countries, promotes excellence in the airline industry and the pinnacle of these efforts is its Airline Excellence Awards.

Geoffrey Thomas, Editor-in-chief, AirlineRatings,com said “Vietjet is a real innovator bringing very affordable, safe and enjoyable travel with an outstanding product to millions across Asia and Vietnam.”


“The airline has done the impossible – brought top class travel to the region at amazing prices and ultimate flight experiences,” he said.

The Airline Excellence Awards, judged by six editors with over 180 years’ industry experience, combines major safety and government audits, with 12 key criteria – up from nine last year – that include: fleet age, passenger reviews profitability, investment rating, product offerings, and staff relations.

At the helm of Vietjet’s rapid expansion is its Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, who has been named by Forbes as one of the world’s top 10 power women in business. It is her ambition to grow Vietjet, which she founded in 2011 into an international airline. Vietjet, the first airline in Vietnam to operate as a new-age airline with low-cost and diversified services, was listed in the country’s largest IPO on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange last February.


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