According to the Events Director, Richard Abbey Jnr, 82 entries were received from over 25 companies.
The AVIATION AWARDS, the first of its kind in Ghana, and will be awarding and recognizing distinctions exhibited in every classification of the aviation industry.
These categories are wide ranging and stretches from domestic and international airline operators, to service providers, travel and tourism companies, insurance and supportive financial institutions, local airports and many more.
The Airline Operator Of The Year category has Ethiopian Airlines,Turkish Airlines,Kenya Airlines,Emirates Airline, Africa World Airlines, Klm Royal Dutch Airlines,Delta Air Lines (Delta Air lines Gsa-Ghana)and Aerogem Aviation Limited as nominees.
Ethiopian Airlines, Asky Airlines, Kenya Airways, Medview Airline, Africa World Airlines and Dana Air have been nominated for the Regional Africa Airline Awards Category .
Others include Best Aviation Online Payment Award-Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited and Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited, Budget Airline Of The Year-Asky Airlines,Africa World Airlines Dana Air, Aviation Portal Of The Year- Wakanow,Aviation Institution Of The Year-International Travel And Tourism Institute (Itti),Prominence Institute Of Management And Professional Studies (Primps),Aerovector Ltd(Aviation Training Centre), Aviation Technology Achievement Award-Amadeus It Group, Klm Royal Dutch Airlines,Airline Personality Of The Year Award-Linda Vasnani- (Consolidated Shipping Agencies Ltd.),Benjamin Joseph Odamitey (Turkish Airlines),Enoch Anane -Tabury (Aerogem Aviation Limited),Best Customer Service Award-Emirates Airlines,Turkish Airlines,Klm Royal Dutch Airlines,Delta Airlines,Promising Aviation CompanyAward-Turkish Airlines,Dana Air, Aviation Profile & Security Services,Medview Airlines, Corporate Social Responsibility Award-Delta Air Lines,Turkish Airlines, Klm Royal Dutch Airlines,Aviance Ghana,C.E.O/ Country Manager Of The Year Award-Dincer Eroglu-Turkish Airlines,Axel Metselaar- Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, Mr. Jacky Hathiramani- Dana Airways,Brand Of The Year Awards-Kenya Airlines,Turkish Airlines,Africa World Airlines,Kenpong Travel And Tours,Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, Aviation Cargo Transporter Award-Turkish Airlines,Aerogem Aviation Limited,Promising Aviation Professional Of The Year-Jonathan Awuletey- Turkish Airlines,Harrison Debrah- Africa World Airlines,Akosua Okyere Nyarko- Starbow,
Domestic Airline Of The Year-Africa World Airlines,Marketing Campaign Awards-Klm Royal Dutch Airlines,Turkish Airlines,A viation Service Company Of The Year-Aviance Ghana, Consolidated Shipping Agencies Ltd (Conship), Aerogem Aviation Limited , Amadeus It Group,Logistics Company Of The Year-Consolidated Shipping Agencies Ltd (Conship), Aerogem Aviation Limited,Aviation Travel Company-Stellar Travel,Kenpong Travel And Tours,Aviation Tourism Award-Stellar Travel,Kenpong Travel And Tours,International Airline Of The Year-Klm Royal Dutch Airlines,Emirates Airlines,Turkish Airlines,Delta Air Lines,Promising Airline Of The Year-Medview Airline,Asky Airlines,Dana Air,Aviation Unsung Heroes Award-J.T Amoah-Airside Operations Manager, Ghana Airport Company,Akosua Okyere Nyarko - Starbow,Richard Kyereh- Africa World Airlines
Others to be specially recognized includes, Dr. Daniel McKorley, Chief Exective of McDan Shipping Limited, Mr. Charles Hanson Adu- Operations Director, Ghana Airport Company Limited,Former President Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings,Air- Commodore(Rtd.) Victor Kwame Mamphey- GCAA,Patricia Nyekodze Mawuli- First Female Ghanaian Civilian Pilot,Alhaji Dr. Asuma Banda –Chairman , Antrak Air.
Ghana’s most highly performing aviation persons and companies will be selected based on their performance, financial, operational and customer service standards as well as their management’s innovation, market leadership, treatment and dedication to their customers and employees.
The cream of Ghana's aviation sector would be recognized and celebrated in a long awaited, much coveted industry where there are numerous heroes of change over the years of whom few have ever been recognized.
This Industry gathering and networking forum is expected to champion excellence and improve business relationships. It is meant to streamline the provision of good customer service and create awareness for the depth of hard work and due diligence that goes into providing safe and secure compliant travel behind the scenes of the industry.
These prestigious awards will be presented on 29th July 2016 in an event to be held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel at 6pm.
Xodus Communications Limited, is the event organizers of the Aviation Awards. It brings to the forefront our experience in managing the GHANA OIL AND GAS AWARDS AND GHANA AUTO AWARDS. The event is powered by Nightyeightz Company Limited
With a strong and disciplined governing board made up of stalwart Ghanaians well versed and experienced in their field of play, the selection, nomination, due diligence and award positioning of each category of the Ghana Aviation Awards would confidently be assured and fully endorsed by the survey company AC Nielson & Co.