At the ceremony (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The European Authority for Aviation Safety (EASA) has awarded an EASA-145 certificate on aircraft maintenance services to Vietnam Airlines Engineering Company (VAECO).

With the EASA-145 certificate, the company is allowed to provide maintenance and repairing services for aircraft with EU registration.

VAECO is the first and only Vietnamese aircraft maintenance service provider having two prestigious international certificates - the FAR-15 certificate granted by the Federal Aviation Administration of the United States and the EASA-145.

Speaking on the occasion, Duong Tri Thanh, Vietnam Airlines General Director said the latest certificate, together with other international and national ones, proves the company’s development, contributing to making Vietnam a reliable aviation market in the region and the globe.

Tajes Rosa from EASA said the agency is willing to cooperate and support to enhance Vietnam’s capability in aircraft maintenance.

In order to receive the certificate, VAECO has gone through five stages of appraisal of EASA.

The recognition will open up more opportunities for the company to provide maintenance services for airlines using EU-registered fleet, and set up partnership with international and regional partners.-VNA