Simulator Training Center jointly owned by Vietjet Air and Airbus
2x Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulators
Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam and EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency)
Set by Vietjet and Airbus
Vietnam's leading low cost airline Vietjet Air partnered with Airbus and in 2018 opened the Vietjet Flight Training Center (also known as Airbus Vietnam Training Center). The center, located in Ho Chi Minh City, has two Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulators which meet not only the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam standards but also the standards of the European Union Aviation Satefy Agency and Airbus.
The Vietjet Flight Training Center is expected to meet the low-cost carrier’s demand for qualified professionals to man its cockpits and promote aeronautical and aviation technology. The total Vietjet Training Center facility is 5.54 hectare (13.7-acre) at Saigon Hi-Tech Park and is the second training center in Vietnam after Vietnam Airlines Training Center.
The Simulator Training Centers is used for Airbus A320 Type Ratings and Recurrency Training by Vietjet.
Vietjet Air has become an international low-cost airline from Vietnam having started in 2011 and being the first privately owned airline in Vietnam. The airline is now a publicly listed company and the main owners are Sovico Holdings and HDBank. It has around 70 Airbus A320 aircraft in service (August 2019) and has another 300+ aircraft on order (including 200 Boeing B737MAX and 110+ Airbus A320). In addition to VietJet Air (Vietnam) the company also has a sister company in Thailand - Thai Vietjet Air.
With over 300+ aircraft on order and no ab-initio Flight School in Vietnam Vietjet hires a large number of foreign pilots which will also make use of the Vietjet Flight Training Center for the Airbus A320 Type Rating requirements. If you are looking to join VietJet then head over to their career website. If you are Vietnamese and wanting to become a Pilot then send us a message to learn about the different options to become a Pilot in Vietnam.