You cannot formally enter this category. This is an award which honors an individual whose commitment, leadership and endeavors have resulted in significant and lasting contributions that have shaped and promoted the African/Ghanaian airline industry. It will be awarded by the Awarding Board to a person or to a business who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of Ghana Aviation (not time bound).
You cannot formally enter this category. The winner will be selected from all winners of the other categories.The winner must demonstrate the following criteria:
1. Excellence, innovation and leadership by executive management
2. Strong financial discipline
3. Consistent and excellent safety record
4. Proven leadership in community, eco and technology endeavors
5. Consistent high standards of customer service
6. Excellent labor relations
This award is open to any aviation professional in the early stages of their career, either employed or self-employed in Ghana. In the last 12 months, they must have made an outstanding contribution to the industry (company or sector). The nominees must be under 40 years of age. The winner can be nominated by themselves, their companies, or members of the public..
This award is unique in that it will focus solely on the commercial air transport industry and that company which provides excellent shareholder value, community spirit and operational excellence as well as first-class customer service. This award is open to any airline which operates services into, out of, or within the geographical territory of Ghana. The Awarding Board will be looking for a carrier which has demonstrated consistent excellence in customer service, commercial planning and distribution acumen, as well as marketing drive or successfully implemented a significant project during the last 12 months.
Each company must submit its nominating evidence based on the above criteria stating number of passengers carried, market shareholding reach, marketing advertising acumen, sales turnover by destination category, commercial distribution techniques, client friendly user interfaces as well as policies, procedures and innovations that lead towards great customer service EXPERIENCE as well as good value for money.
Judges will be looking for an airport management committed to infrastructural improvement and enhancement of the user friendly passenger experience good location / access, check-in safety / security, restaurants / bars, or optional shopping for business or for families within the last 12 months.
The winner of the 2016 Airport of the Year Award should demonstrate:
1. A clear and excellent partnership with airline customers
2. High standards of environmentally friendly operational practices
3. Innovation in providing excellent facilities for passengers
4. Good working relationships with local authorities to ensure the economic value of their airport is understood and supported.
Each entry must submit evidence for the size and nature of the airport. Please explain your overall strategy and what it has achieved to date, paying particular attention to the criteria listed above.
Open to any third level institution or business involved in the delivery and development of academic aviation educational courses or skills in Ghana or a company with a significant business presence in Ghana. In the last 12 months, it must have made a significant contribution to aviation related academic educational services. , it must have made a significant contribution to aviation training, particularly in the areas of flight crew, cabin crew, safety, engineering, technical or other specialist aviation training.