Members of the Aviation Club UK Committee and guests attended the CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner on 12 October 2017 at the Sofitel Hotel, Heathrow T5.
There evening hosted nine award categories: Regional, Medium and Airport of the year; Airline start-up of the year; Airline Turnaround of the year; Regional Airline of the Year; Low cost airline of the year; Airline of the year and Airline executive of the year, plus the CAPA Legend Award. Recipients included Dublin Airport, TAP Portugal and Air Baltic.
It was particularly pleasing to see several Honorary Club members receiving Awards. These included Bjorn Kjos of Norwegian, who collected the award for ‘Airline of the Year 2017’ for Norwegian and Andres Conesa, who received the award for ‘Airline Executive of the Year 2017’. The ‘CAPA Legend Award’ went to Willie Walsh, IAG.
Our thanks go to CAPA for their invitation and congratulations on a splendid event.