The 2017 BACA Excellence Awards were presented at a glittering lunch at London Guildhall on Wednesday 18th October, a capacity audience saw the presentation of a series of Awards reflecting the best of the air charter industry. The winners of the Awards were nominated and chosen by the membership of BACA, via a vote from a shortlist of finalists, also decided by the members. The winner of the Chairman's Award was chosen by BACA Chairman Richard Mumford.
The Chairman’s Award is presented to an individual or company for outstanding service, dedication and long term achievement in their field. This year’s winner, Serge Dassault, was recognized for his outstanding contribution to the aviation industry.
The Chairman’s Award was the final presentation of the day however the ceremony started with the Passenger Charter Airline of the Year Award, the complete portfolio of Award winners was as follows;
Passenger Charter Airline of the Year – Titan Airways - sponsored by Air Charter Service
Cargo Charter Airline of the Year – Volga Dnepr - sponsored by Transvalair
Handling Agent / FBO of the Year – Weston Aviation - sponsored by Luxaviation UK
Aircraft Manufacturer of the Year – Bombardier - sponsored by London Biggin Hill
Young Person of the Year – Dan Litten – Hunt & Palmer - sponsored by TAG Farnborough Airport
The BACA Chairman’s Award – Serge Dassault - sponsored by Titan Airways
BACA Chairman Richard Mumford concluded the Awards by saying “This year we have had such an incredible set of nominees so I am pleased that our winners this year represent the best of the best. I would like to congratulate the winners and thank everyone concerned for such an incredible BACA Awards lunch this year."
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