Aircraft Operator Award


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

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.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying 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.