Bamboo Airways announces recruitment for its representative office in the US
1st June 2021 - 16:09
Bamboo Airways is recruiting for a Chief of Representative Office and a number of essential positions for its representative office in the US to complete the procedure of operating non-stop flights connecting Vietnam and the US.
Expand the international network
Available vacancies for at Bamboo Airways Representative Office in the US include Chief of Representative Office in the US, Commercial Manager, Finance Manager, Office Manager, Station Managers at San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport, etc.
Bamboo Airways’ Chief of Representative Office in the US will be responsible for managing and operating all activities of the representative office, incorporating business development, customer service, diplomacy, marketing and media activities, etc. Several requirements for Chief of Representative Office application are 10 years experience in working in aviation, excellent business mindset, exceptional organizational, negotiating, finance managing, statistics analyzing, and problem-solving skills, Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or related fields, proficient English ability, etc.
In addition, personnel working at Bamboo Airways’ representative office in the US must ensure the comprehension of aviation law and trade in the host country.
The opening of Bamboo Airways’ representative office in the US is considered to prepare for speeding up the operation of non-stop charter flights connecting Vietnam and the US. The airline will move to exploit regular non-stop flights as soon as the government allows the reopening of international commercial routes.
After coming into practice, Bamboo Airways’ representative office in the US will make a substantial contribution to its international network expansion, along with representative offices and authorized general agent offices in international markets that the airline is exploiting such as in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Czech, Germany, Thailand, Singapore, etc.
Contribute to the “dual goals”
Bamboo Airways has been officially designated to operate charter flights to the US since May 2021. The airline has acquired slots to conduct regular non-stop flights connecting Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco and Los Angeles starting September 1, becoming the first Vietnamese carrier to secure US non-stop flight slots.
At San Francisco International Airport, the daily flights connecting Ho Chi Minh city and the US are expected to land at 10 a.m (local time) and take off at 1 p.m (local time). Whereas, the landing and take-off times of daily flights at Los Angeles International Airport are 9.30 a.m (local time) and 12.30 p.m (local time), respectively. Bamboo Airways plans to operate the modern wide-body Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners on these two non-stop routes.
As of now, Bamboo Airways has fulfilled technical requirements to conduct non-stop charter flights to the US with the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner fleet, which was approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam for the pilot crew, technicians, flight dispatchers, etc.
Regarding legal procedures, Bamboo Airways has been granted a license by the US Department of Transport to operate non-stop charter flights to the US. The airline is urgently setting up a representative office in the US and cooperating with Los Angeles and San Francisco International Airports to ensure the operation.
Additionally, Bamboo Airways is working with the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the US Customs and Border Protection Department, and relevant authorities to complete the procedures.
In the context of a complicated pandemic, the Ministry of Transport of Vietnam positively evaluates Bamboo Airways’ operation of charter flights to the US. This will significantly contribute to the repatriation of Vietnamese citizens and the entry into Vietnam of foreign diplomats, investors, experts, high-tech workers, and relatives; bringing the airline closer to its “dual goals” which are to prevent the pandemic and simultaneously develop the economy.
“In addition, this serves as a stepping stone for Bamboo Airways to conduct regular flights to the US in the future and promote the economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and the US,” said the leader of the Ministry of Transport.
Bamboo Airways has currently operated over 60 domestic routes, transporting 7.5 million passengers, reaching 20% of the market share, a twofold increase in just one year. The airline expects to occupy 30% of the market share in Vietnam this year. It also maintains the highest on-time flight rate in Vietnam’s aviation market in three years up to 2021, with an absolute safety rate of 100%.
Bamboo Airways’ pre-tax profit reached VND 400 billion in 2020. The airline sets a target of VND 500 billion in pre-tax profit in 2021, increasing 25% over the same period.