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Air Transport World Announces 2017 Airline Industry Award Winners

January 27, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Air Transport World (ATW), the leading media brand serving the information needs of the global airline and commercial air transport communities, announced today the full list of winners for its 2017 Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards.

The awards will be presented at the 43nd annual ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards at a gala dinner on March 28 at the J.W. Marriott Essex House in New York.

ATW previously announced that the recipient of its 2017 Airline of the Year is American Airlines. American Airlines was selected by ATW‘s editorial board in recognition of the phenomenal achievements by American’s leadership and employees this past year.

Additional winners revealed today include Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris (Value Airline); United Airlines (Eco-Airline); Air Serbia (Airline Market Leader); Singapore Airlines (Onboard Experience); AltAir Fuels (Eco-Company); Pittsburgh International Airport (Airport of the Year); and NAVBLUE (Aviation Technology).

Also being recognized is John W. Crichton with the 2017 Excellence in Leadership Award. Crichton is chairman of the board of Aireon and former president and CEO of NAV CANADA and of the Air Transport Association of Canada.

The ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards recognize excellence across a broad range of airline operations and are widely considered as the most coveted in the aviation industry.

The ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards are sponsored by CFM International, Miami International Airport, Alaska Airlines, BAE Systems, and SkyPaxxx Interior Repairs.

For more information about the awards, attending the award ceremony or seminar and sponsorship opportunities, visit

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