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Published on September 5th, 2016 | by Mark Dwyer

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Entries open for Aviation Industry Awards 2016

Now in its third year, the Aviation Industry Awards 2016 will take place on 7th December at DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. There are 22 categories to choose from and the entry deadline is Wednesday, October 5th. The wide-range of categories cater to the individuals and companies who contribute to the fantastic achievements within the Irish aviation industry as a whole.

An overview of all 22 categories can be found below. For details on submitting an entry, see HERE.

www.aviationawards.ie

Aviation Company of the Year

This award will go to the person that has made a significant contribution to the aviation industry in Ireland. You cannot formally enter this category. The recipient of this award will be decided after due consideration.

Outstanding Contribution to Irish Aviation Award

You cannot formally enter this category. The winner will be selected from all winners of the other categories.

Upcoming Aviation Professional Award

This award is open to any aviation professional in the early stages of their career, either employed or self-employed on the island of Ireland.

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.

Airport Achievement Award

This award is open to any licensed aerodrome on the island of Ireland (State, Public, Private).

Air Cargo Award

This award is open to any air cargo or freight service provider who operate services into/out of/within the island of Ireland.

Aviation Leasing Achievement Award

This award is open to any air finance and leasing entity with a business registered in Ireland or a company with a significant business presence on the island of Ireland (for companies not based in Ireland, its activities must have a direct impact on Irish related operations, services and the Irish economy).

MRO Achievement Award

This award is open to any Maintenance Repair Organisation (MRO) with a business operation on the island of Ireland.

Aviation Fuel Provider Achievement Award

This award is open to any aviation fuel provider operating on the island of Ireland.

Airport Ground Handling Achievement Award

This award is open to any business entity involved in the provision of ground handling services on the island of Ireland.

Air Traffic Control Achievement Award

This award recognises the individuals and/or teams engaged in the development, operation or maintenance of air traffic control on the island of Ireland.

Airport Retailer Award

This award recognises the outstanding airport based retailer (both solo operations and group retailers) on the island of Ireland.

Airport Hospitality Provider Award

This award recognises the outstanding airport based or focused hospitality provider who can best demonstrate excellence over the past 12 months.

Inflight Achievement Award

This award recognises the outstanding inflight service provider with a business registered in Ireland or a company with a significant business presence on the island of Ireland (for companies not based in Ireland, its activities must have a direct impact on Irish related operations, services and the Irish economy).

General and Sport Aviation Award

This award is open to any entity involved in General and Sport Aviation on the island of Ireland. In the last 12 months.

Aviation Export Award

This award is open to any producer or supplier engaged in the exportation of aviation related products or services from the island of Ireland. In the last 12 months.

Aviation Innovation Award

This award is open to any aviation entity on the island of Ireland or a company with a significant business presence on the island of Ireland (for companies not based in Ireland, its activities must have a direct impact on Irish related operations, services and the Irish economy).

Safety Award

This will be awarded to a person or to a business who have contributed to safety promotion or safety awareness, which is deemed to have enhanced behaviours.

Aviation Sustainability & Environment Award

This award is open to any aviation entity on the island of Ireland or a company with a significant business presence on the island of Ireland (for companies not based in Ireland, its activities must have a direct impact on Irish related operations, services and the Irish economy).

Aviation Academic Education Award

Open to any third level institution or business involved in the delivery and development of academic aviation educational courses or skills on the island of Ireland or a company with a significant business presence on the island of Ireland (for companies not based in Ireland, its activities must have a direct impact on Irish related operations, services and the Irish economy).

Aviation Training Award

Open to any training institution or technical training college involved in the delivery of aviation related training on the island of Ireland or a company with a significant business presence on the island of Ireland (for companies not based in Ireland, its activities must have a direct impact on Irish related operations, services and the Irish economy).

Aviation R&D Award

Open to any business or academic institution involved in aviation related R&D activities on the island of Ireland.

Customer Service Award

Open to any Irish aviation business entity involved in the supply of goods or services either B2C or B2B.

People Development Award

This Award is for any Aviation company or institution that is dedicated to providing ongoing training and career development to their staff.

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About the Author

Mark Dwyer

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.



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