Airport Achievement Award

This award is open to any licensed aerodrome on the island of Ireland (State, Public, Private). Judges will be looking for an airport management committed to infrastructural improvement and enhancement of the passenger experience in the last 18 months. Each entry must submit evidence for the size and nature of the airport.

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 airport demonstrated operational excellence, innovation and/or leadership? Is there a specific project which has been successfully implemented? The key criteria here are increasing passenger numbers, technical innovation and supporting airline route expansion.

Commitment to customers & Airport Experience: Commitment to customers and delivering the best quality airport experience.

Infrastructural Improvement: Infrastructural improvement in facilities including retail, catering, transit facilities, cleanliness, immigration and security processing, leisure, baggage delivery and customer complaints.

Management Structures: Evidence of effective management structures.

Evidence of Good Working Relationship with Local Authorities: Can you demonstrate a good working relationship with local authorities?

Environmental Initiatives: Provide us with details of any specific environmental initiatives e.g. CO2 emission reduction or noise abatement.

Safety Management Processes: Outline any Safety Management processes in place and describe any steps taken to improve safety culture.

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.