On behalf of the Organizer, promoter and the committee for Nigeria Aviation Development Promotion, we wish to express our profound gratitude to sponsors, partners, supporters, winners and all the attendees to the 8th Nigeria Aviation Award And Ministerial Dinner (Nigav Award 2017) which was held on 24th March 2018, at Oriental Hotel Victoria Island Lagos.

The event which is organised by FCI International Ltd, an intermodal transport development promotion consulting company, led by Mr, Fortune Idu, has become iconic in the industry for recognizing best practice and promoting healthy sector competition. The event was attended in full hall capacity where over 40 awards were presented to deserving individuals and companies.

Among the recognition are the awards for the Aviation Personality of the Year given to our Honourable Minister of State for Aviation SENATOR HADI A. SIRIKA, and also one for entire Ministerial Team honoured for effective coordination of critical projects in the industry.

The two awards were presented by the Ambassador of Finland, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury who was there in person and received by the joint team of the representatives of the agencies among whom are NAMA, NCAA and FAAN.

This year’s event included for the first time in history, the King and Queen of the Air contest which is to promote air passenger experience from the conducts of the cabin crew. The King and the Queen of the Air contest was won respectively by Mr. Collins Ginika and Ms. Chiogo Okani of the DANA AIR.