Thai Vietjet awarded ‘Excellence in Crisis Management and Recovery’

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At the HR Excellence Awards Virtual Ceremony 2021 hosted in Singapore on October 8th evening, 2021, Thai Vietjet was named the Gold winner of the HR Excellence Awards 2021 (Thailand) for ‘Excellence in Crisis Management Recovery’, highlighting its outstanding performance in crisis and people management throughout the pandemic.

In addition, the carrier also advanced as one of the finalists in the category of Excellence in Employer Branding, delivering a clear, compelling, meaningful and well-established brand that consistently attracts talents for the company.

HR Excellence Awards – the region’s most sought-after and prestigious HR programme by Human Resources Online, aims to honour distinguished organisations within Thailand, with exceptional employee management programmes and robust human capital strategy planning. The categories cover HR functions ranging from recruitment, employee engagement, leadership development, retention and more.

The awards were judged by a panel of top HR leaders and are organized under strict and transparent rules, and is fully independent. This year, the panel included senior HR professionals from brands such as Baker Hughes, Central Group, CIMB Thai Bank, DKSH, foodpanda Thailand, Hanesbrands Inc, HP Thailand, PANDORA productions Thailand, SVI and more. More than 150 company went in final list in this year.

As the winner and finalist in the 2 categories, respectively, Thai Vietjet has proven its impressive accomplishment in business development and people management during the crisis of COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020, the carrier has remained all employees and even further recruited for next step development, together with additional aircraft planning & regular staff training in place, standing ready for the industry to recover.

In terms of business, Thai Vietjet has proactively maintained domestic & international network extension where possible, to stimulate travel demand amidst the pandemic. The airline has also invested further in system development, taken many steps forward with digital transformation, introduced new products and services including various travel passes and vouchers, offered more valuable travel options to enhance passengers’ travel experiences. Last but not least, it exercises well control of costs in every area of operations and always shares hands with the community.

Human Resources Online, the award organizer, is a media and events brand that is passionate about the progression of HR, through its platforms ranging from print and digital content to events, for Asia’s HR practitioners and solution providers. It was established in 2004, and has since expanded throughout Asia which includes Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.