FCI to hold NIGAV Awards Dec.9 in Lagos

Fortune Idu, organiser, Nigeria Aviation (NIGAV) Event Committee

Fortune Idu, convener, Nigeria Aviation (NIGAV) Event Committee

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

 

  1. AVIATION PERSONALITY OF YEAR
  2. AVIATION AGENCY OF YEAR
  3. AIRLINE CEO OF THE YEAR
  4. AIR TRANSPORT SAFETY AWARD
  5. AIRPORT TAXI COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  6. NIGERIA AIRLINE OF THE YEAR
  7. BEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE OF THE YEAR
  8. NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: PASSENGER FACILITATION
  9. NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: CLEANLINESS
  10. NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: SECURITY
  11. BEST HANDLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  12. AIR TRANSPORT ISSUER OF THE YEAR
  13. AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SERVICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR
  14. BEST AVIATION TRAINING CENTRE OF THE YEAR
  15. BEST AIR SHUTTLE SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR
  16. MOST FRIENDLY AIRPORT PASSENGERS INTERFACING UNIT
  17. BEST AVIATION COSTUMERS SERVICE UNIT
  18. AIR SPACE SAFETY AWARD
  19. AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR (RADIO)
  20. AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR (TELEVISION)
  21. AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR- (PRINT)
  22. AIR TRANSPORT BLOGGER OF THE YEAR
  23. BEST AIRPORT HOTEL LAGOS
  24. BEST ONLINE BOOKING PLATFORM
  25. AIRPORT MANAGER OF THE YEAR
  26. AVIATION MEDICAL PERSONALITY
  27. AVIATION FIRE MAN OF THE YEAR
  28. AIRPORT OPERATION MAN YEAR
  29. PILOT OF THE YEAR
  30. AIR CREW OF THE YEAR
  31. AIRPORT REGIONAL MANAGER OF YEAR
  32. MOST FUNCTIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL OF YEAR
  33. AVIATION AGENCY PRO OF THE YEAR
  34. BEST AIRPORT LOUNGE
  35. BEST DUTY FREE SHOP
  36. BEST AIR TRAVEL TOURISM CITY OF THE YEAR
  37. MOST OUTSTANDING AIRPORT BUILDING
  38. MOST ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY COMPANY
  39. AIRPORT HANGER OF YEAR
  40. BEST AVIATION SERVICE SUPPORT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

 

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