8TH NIGAV AWARDEES LIST

Personality

The progress of the aviation over the years is hinged on individuals that go extra mile to do exemplary things that continue to make the industry exceptional in services delivery to the public. These individuals have introduced innovation, creativity and discipline in the areas of endeavour both at the office and general services and truly become remarkable in their own right.

Thus these people were honoured with NIGAV prestigious award of aviation excellence in the category.

1. Aviation Most Remarkable Medical Personality of the Year
Dr. Ola Orekunrin

2. Aviation Corporate Promotion Personality of the Year
Kingsley Okwudili Ezenwa

3. Airport Operation Personality of the Year
Mrs. Victoria Shinaba

4. Aviation Public Relation Officer of the Year
Mrs Henrietta Yakubu

5. Airport Manager of the Year
Mahmood Liko Sani

6. Aviation Engineer of the Year
Engr. Salisu Nurudeen Daura

6. Best Aviation Radio Reporter and Presenter of the year
Nosa Osula Aituamen

7. Air Transport Reporter of the Year (print)
Aliu Abdulateef

8. Best Aviation Analytic Writer of the Year
Wole Shadare

SERVICES

Air transportation is one of the major pillars of globalisation driving trade and travel offering amazing speed to economy growth. Behind this effort are unit of services that form the long chain of air transport services delivery.
NIGAV prestigious award will be honouring the following organisation for being part of the chain of positive service delivery.

1. Airline Service Support Company Of The Year
Airlines Management Support Limited

2. Special Industry Support Recognition Award
Lakewood Development Company Ltd.

3 Airport Taxi Company of the Year
Hertz Rent-A-Car

4. Best Air Transport Social Media Platform
Nigeria Flight Deck

5. Best Business Travel Facilitation Scheme of the Year
Nigeria Immigration Service

6. Most Valuable Aviation Safety Strategic Partner
(Accident Investigation Bureau AIB)

7. Air Traffic Control Special Achievement
Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)

8. Most Functional Airport Terminal of the Year
Bi-courtney Aviation Services Limited

9. Most Improved Domestic Airport
Benin Airport

10. Best Air Crew of the Year Domestic Route
Arik Air Limited

TECHNICAL

The aviation is a highly technical sector with continued development in technology applied as integrated safety management. Today the following technical services NIGAV organisations and services will be honoured with prestigious award.

1. Best Aviation Fuel Provider Of The Year
CITA Petroleum Limited

2. Maintenance Repair Organisation Special Achievement
AERO Contractors Company of Nigeria Ltd

3. Airport Ground Handling Special Achievement
Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO aviance)

4. Best International Airline on Passenger Facilitation
Lufthansa German Airlines

5. Air Traffic Control Special Achievement Recognition
Avsatel Communications Limited

6. Most Critical Aviation Development Achievement of the Year
Federal Ministry of Transportation (Aviation)

7. Airport Technology Support Service Company of the Year
Amadeus Nigeria

ORGANISATION

The structure of incorporations and how they are administered, regulated and
oversighted can determine the future growth of an industry. The Nigeria aviation sector
and allied have passed through difficult times and some organisations have shown
exemplary capacity to continue offering outstanding services. NIGAV award will be
bestowed on the following companies.

1 Aviation Agency of the Year
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria

2 Best Sub-regional Airline of the Year
Medview Airline

3. Best Domestic Airline of the Year
Dana Airline

4. Aviation Safety Initiative Special Recognition
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET)

5 Africa Most Promising Investment Airport
Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Ikeja Lagos

6. Most Improved International Airport of the Year
Nnandi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja

7. Most Vital Airport City Development Initiative of the Year
Lagos State Government

8. Best Aviation Customers Service unit
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Consumer Protection Directorate

9. Most Veritable Advocate for Air Freight Services Development
Nigerian Shippers’ Council

10. Most Outstanding Indigenous Regional Carrier

Med-View Airline Nigeria Limited

SPECIAL LEADERSHIP

The aviation industry is governed by high safety standards that require strong
leadership to enforce amidst the need to balance high financial requirement and
economic benefit to keep the industry afloat. The personality mention in this group has
shown such character in administration, either on ongoing or before and deserves to
be recognised and honoured.

1 Aviation Personality of the year
Senator Hadi Sirika

Leadership

The aviation industry is governed by high safety standards that require strong
leadership to enforce amidst the need to balance high financial requirement and
economic benefit to keep the industry afloat. The personality mention in this group has
show such character in administration either on ongoing or before and deserves to
be recognised and honoured.

1 Airline CEO of the Year
Jacky Hathiramani

2. Most Innovative Aviation Leader of the Year
Engr. Akinola Olateru

3. Special Leadership Recognition Award
Aviation Regulation
Captain Muhtar Shaibu Usman

4. Special Leadership Recognition Award
Airspace Management
Captain Fola C. Akinkuotu

5. Special Leadership Recognition
Airport Management
Engr. Saleh Dunoma

6. Nigeria Aviation Development Special Achievement Award
Chike Ogeah Esq.