Aviation Week Network´s media brand Air Transport World (ATW), serving the information needs of the global airline and commercial air transport communities, has announced it has named the winners of the ATW 45th annual airline industry achievement awards, the company said.
ATW named William Franke, Air New Zealand, airBaltic, Spirit Airlines, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Airlink and the Airbus A220 airliner among the winners of the awards.
-Leadership Excellence, to William Franke, the managing partner of Indigo Partners.
-Eco-Airline of the Year, to Air New Zealand, for which efficiency and sustainability are part of its DNA.
-Value Airline of the Year, to Spirit Airlines, an ultra-low-cost carrier.
Airline Market Leader, to airBaltic, a Latvian carrier that becomes the first airline to win this Award two years running.
-Airport of the Year, to Dallas Fort Worth International, which has managed growth while continuing to add enhancements that ease the passenger´s journey.
-Joseph S. Murphy Award, to Airlink, a rapid-response humanitarian relief organization that links airlines with pre-qualified nonprofits.
-Aviation Technology Achievement, to the Airbus A220, a highly efficient and comfortable airliner that is now scoring high marks with airlines worldwide.
Aviation Week Network, an Informa business, is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace, and defense industries, serving 1.7 million professionals around the world.
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