Aircraft Operator Award

This award is open to any airline (must be an AOC holder) who operate services into/out of/within the island of Ireland. Judges will be looking for a carrier which has demonstrated consistent excellence or successfully implemented a significant project during the last 18 months. Each company must submit evidence for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out, its principal products/services. This includes the turnover, level of job creation/employment/training.

Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information, backed up by evidence, that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Demonstration of Operational Excellence, Innovation and/or Leadership: Has the airline demonstrated operational excellence, innovation and/or leadership? Is there a specific project which has been successfully implemented? The key criteria here are new route expansion, increasing passenger numbers and technical innovation.

Specific Activities Contributing to Growth: How have specific activities contributed to the growth of the company?

Safety Improvement: Has the project delivered a safety improvement?

High Standards of Customer Service: Consistent high standards of customer service.

Good Management Practice: Evidence of good management practice.

Reduction in CO2 Emissions or Other Environmental Initiatives: Details of initiatives for the reduction in CO2 emissions or other environmental initiatives.

How to Enter

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All entrants must submit a document of no more than 5 A4 pages that covers the key criteria set out for the category they are entering.

Before making your submission, please read the terms and conditions and ensure the following:

  • All activities cited in support of your entries must have been on-going within the past 24 months unless stated otherwise in the criteria.
  • The entering party has to have an office in the ROI or NI, and they must operate services into/out of/within the island of Ireland unless stated otherwise in the criteria
  • Make sure you focus on good hard information, backed up by solid facts and figures.