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Aviation organizations, journalists slated for NIGAV Awards

AS the year comes to end, the aviation industry like other sector begin to wind down and take stock in all the activities that trailed the industry throughout the year.   Though Besieged by various operational challenges ranging from poor supply of aviation fuel to continued devaluation of the naira, the industry has staggered on, with thanks to dedicated aviation workers who have continued to upheld best industry practices.

To recognize and motivate personnel of the aviation industry, FCIInternational ltd, the pioneer of Nigeria Aviation development promotion event is geared once again to hold the aviation industry most prestigious award event, NIGAV Award on the 9th of December 2016 in Lagos.  

In a press release by the Chief Convener of the award programme, Mr Fortune Idu, NIGAV event is designed to identify and recognize individuals and organizations 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.nigav-full-banner

In his statement he said, that the selection process is through public opinion either sent through email or filled out in the form which the organizer had made available on its website since July this year. Anyone 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 will 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, 38 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.

This year’s event is hoped to be chaired by the Honourable Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, and with our Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Chibuike Amaechi as the Special Guest of Honour.

Industry Keynote address will be presented by Dr. Harold Olusegun Demuren (former Director General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority).

List of Nominees:

AVIATION PERSONALITY OF YEAR

  • Engr. Saleh Dumona, Managing Director of FAAN
  • Sir Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide (KSG, CON)Arik Air’s Chairman
  • Captain Muhtar Shaibu Usman, Director General NCAA

AIRLINE CEO OF THE YEAR

  • Chris Ndulue, Managing Director/Executive Vice President Arik Air
  • Allen Onyema, CEO, Air Peace
  • Alhaji Muneer Bankole, Managing Director/CEO Mediveiw Airline

AIR TRANSPORT SAFETY AWARD

  • Nigerian Airspace Management Agency
  • Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (ATA Directorate)
  • Nigerian Meteorological Agency

AIRPORT TAXI COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Remlords Tours and Travels
  • Avis Rent-A- Car
  • Hertz Rent-A-Car

 NIGERIA AIRLINE OF THE YEAR

  • Mediview Airline
  • AZMAN Airlines
  • Arik Air
  • Air Peace
  • Dana Airline

BEST INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE OF THE YEAR

  • Air France
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Ethiopian Airline
  • Emirates Airline

NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: SECURITY

  • British Airways
  • Arik Air

 NIGERIA  BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: PASSENGER FACILITATION

  • Calabar
  • Kano
  • Abuja
  • Lagos

NIGERIA BEST AIRPORT OF THE YEAR: CLEANLINESS

  • Jos
  • Calabar
  • Kaduna
  • Benin
  • Akwa-Ibom
  • Calabar
  • Kano
  • Enugu

BEST HANDLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • NAHCO Aviance
  • Skyways Aviation Handling Company Ltd

AIR TRANSPORT ISSUER OF THE YEAR

  • NICON Insurance Plc
  • Mutual Benefit Assurance
  • Leadway Assurance
  • IEI Plc

. IGI Plc

 AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT SERVICE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • SGS Inspection Service Nigeria Ltd
  • Avsatel Communication Ltd
  • Amadeus Nigeria Limited

BEST AVIATION TRAINING CENTRE OF THE YEAR

  • Landover Aviation Business School, Lagos
  • International Aviation College, Ilorin
  • Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria

 BEST AIR SHUTTLE SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

  • OAS Helicopters
  • Caverton Helicopters Nigeria Ltd
  • Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Ltd
  • Aero Contractors Nigeria Ltd

MOST FRIENDLY AIRPORT PASSENGERS INTERFACING UNIT

  • Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA
  • Nigeria Customs Service, NCS
  • Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS
  • FAAN Customer Services, MMIA

 BEST AVIATION COSTUMERS SERVICE UNIT

  • Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN)
  • Nigeria Customs Services, (NCS)
  • FAAN Customer Services, Abuja
  • Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Consumer Protection

 

AIR SPACE SAFETY AWARD

  • Nigerian Metrological Agency (NIMET)
  • Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, (NAMA)
  • Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)

AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR (RADIO)

  • Henrietta Oke -Raypower FM
  • Nosa Aituamen-FRCN
  • Akin Akinlade- Eko FM

AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR (TELEVISION)

  • Sola Taiwo – AIT
  • Bukola Joe- Oketunbi – Channels TV
  • Lillian Okoro – TVC
  • Joshua Morakinyo- Lagos Television

AIR TRANSPORT REPORTER OF THE YEAR- (PRINT)

  • Chindeu Eze – This day
  • Wole Shadare –The Telegraph
  • Kelvin Osa-Okunbor – The Nation.
  • Chukwuemeka Iwelunmo- Daily Times

 AIR TRANSPORT BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

  • Abelnewsng.com
  • Woleshadare.net
  • Newsgazzette.com
  • Nigeriancommercialaviationnews.com
  • Thetravelport.com
  • Nigerianfranknews.com

* Nigerianflightdeck.com

BEST AIRPORT HOTEL LAGOS

  • Lagos Sheraton·
  • Protea Hotel
  • IBIS Hotel
  • Welcome Centre
  • Golden Tulip

BEST ONLINE BOOKING PLATFORM

  • Wakanow.com
  • TripAdvisor.com

AIRPORT MANAGER OF THE YEAR

  • Sunday Ayodele- Calabar
  • Mahmoud Sanni-Abuja
  • Auta -Lagos MMIA-
  • Mr Gambo Abubakir – Kano

 AVIATION MEDICAL PERSONALITY

  • Dr. Oduwole -FAAN Clinic
  • Dr. Wilfred Haggai – NCAA Medical
  • Dr Mrs Kukoyi

AVIATION FIRE MAN OF THE YEAR

  • Williams Ukah HOD Abuja
  • Ekpe

AIRPORT OPERATION MAN YEAR

  • Mr Jim Oputu

 

PILOT OF THE YEAR

  • Capt. Usman Saleh Yahaya (Mediview)
  • Captain Benson Ikpomwosa (Dana Air)

AIR CREW OF THE YEAR

  • Mr. Ojeaburu Kingsley Stephen (Medview)
  • Joy Odimba (Dana Air)

AIRPORT REGIONAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

  • South-West

.   South-South

.    North -East

MOST FUNCTIONAL AIRPORT TERMINAL OF YEAR

  • Murtala Mohamed Airport Terminal MMA2 (Courtney Aviation Services Ltd)
  • General Aviation Terminal 1Abuja

AVIATION AGENCY PRO OF THE YEAR

  • Sam Adurogboye – NCAA
  • Olajumoke Adetona – NAMA

 

These are subject to Change.

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