To recognise and motivate personnel of the aviation industry, FCI International ltd, the pioneer of Nigeria Aviation development promotion event is set, once again to hold the aviation industry most prestigious award event, NIGAV Award on the 9th of December 2016 in Lagos.
In a statement by the Chief Convener of the award programme, Mr. Fortune Idu, NIGAV event is designed to identify and recognise individuals and organisations that have brought remarkable changes and improvements to the industry through works and acts that added value to aviation development, air transport service delivery and safer air travel.
In his statement, he said, that the selection process is though public opinion either sent through email or filled out in the form which the organiser had made available on its website since July this year. Any one can nominate and justify it with reasons. The submission will be subjected to a review by NIGAV committee to arrive to final selection.
The awards are good well awards for industry promotion which also supports selected charities. This year will be the seventh year of NIGAV award with over 30 awards conferred to Nigeria in various categories of endeavours.
This year’s event is hoped to be chaired by the Honourable Minister of State for Aviation, Senator HadiSirika, and with our Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable ChibuikeAmaechi as the Special Guest of Honour. Industry Keynote address will be presented by Dr. Harold OlusegunDemuren (former Director General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority).
Among the over 12 national and international industry promotional programmes which I have the grace to host every year, the Nigeria Aviation Award (NIGAV Award) has continued to be most striking event to me.
With six years running we have recognised individuals and organisations who have brought remarkable changes and improvements to what can be best described as the most advanced commercial industry the world. Their works and acts has added value to aviation development, air transport service delivery and safer air travel.
Over this period, the NIGAV committee have conferred 30 of these prestigious national awards on well-meaning individuals and organizations in various categories of endeavours.
These awards has not just become a motivating factor for excellence but stood as constant reminder that good work can be recognised. The awards have continued to engender healthy competition and promote best practices in a sector that cannot settle for less.
This year, 40 categories have been selected and nominations are presently being made, where awards will be presented at the Aviation Ministerial Award and Gala Dinner on 9th December 2016, 6.00pm, Euphoria Events Centre Ikeja. Part of NIGAV 2016 proceed will be donated to SOS village.
NIGERIA AVIATION AWARD 2016 CATEGORIES
- AVIATION PERSONALITY OF YEAR
- AVIATION AGENCY OF YEAR
- AIRLINE CEO OF THE YEAR
- AIR TRANSPORT SAFETY AWARD
- AIRPORT TAXI COMPANY OF THE YEAR
- NIGERIA AIRLINE OF THE YEAR
- BEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE OF THE YEAR
- NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: PASSENGER FACILITATION
- NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: CLEANLINESS
- NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: SECURITY
- BEST HANDLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
- AIR TRANSPORT ISSUER OF THE YEAR
- AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SERVICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR
- BEST AVIATION TRAINING CENTRE OF THE YEAR
- BEST AIR SHUTTLE SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR
- MOST FRIENDLY AIRPORT PASSENGERS INTERFACING UNIT
- BEST AVIATION COSTUMERS SERVICE UNIT
- AIR SPACE SAFETY AWARD
- AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR (RADIO)
- AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR (TELEVISION)
- AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR- (PRINT)
- AIR TRANSPORT BLOGGER OF THE YEAR
- BEST AIRPORT HOTEL LAGOS
- BEST ONLINE BOOKING PLATFORM
- AIRPORT MANAGER OF THE YEAR
- AVIATION MEDICAL PERSONALITY
- AVIATION FIRE MAN OF THE YEAR
- AIRPORT OPERATION MAN YEAR
- PILOT OF THE YEAR
- AIR CREW OF THE YEAR
- AIRPORT REGIONAL MANAGER OF YEAR
- MOST FUNCTIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL OF YEAR
- AVIATION AGENCY PRO OF THE YEAR
- BEST AIRPORT LOUNGE
- BEST DUTY FREE SHOP
- BEST AIR TRAVEL TOURISM CITY OF THE YEAR
- MOST OUTSTANDING AIRPORT BUILDING
- MOST ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY COMPANY
- AIRPORT HANGER OF YEAR
- BEST AVIATION SERVICE SUPPORT COMPANY OF THE YEAR