Aviation Achievement Awards Gala Evening – Winners Announced

The Aviation Achievement Awards 2022 were presented on the 29th of March 2022 during a gala dinner at the Address Hotel, Dubai Marina. The very well attended occasion was graced with the presence of a large number of senior leaders in the Airline, Airport, Business Aviation, Cargo and logistics industries, making for a powerful concentration of the regions’ most influential and successful industry individuals.

The awards programme, organized by MEA Business Magazine, benchmarks and underscores excellence by highlighting stand-out performances in the Aviation Industry. It gives due recognition to business and companies that have benefitted their clients, customers and economies with their innovations and excellence in the delivery of products and services at a time of frenetic competitive activity and rapidly changing circumstances due to the pandemic.

A large number of nominations were evaluated by a panel of judges, coming down to 24 categories, won by 20 organisations and 4 individual achievement awards. The winners were decided after in-depth evaluation of their skills in the  application of their products and services, innovation in business and the consideration of the needs of their range of clients and customers.

The awards honouring the winners were presented in three parts, the first for Airline and Business Aviation sectors, the second for the Airport, MRO, Engineering and Training sectors and, and the third for the Air Cargo and logistics achievement awards.


Commercial Aviation Industry Awards Winners
• Airline of the year  – Emirates
• Low-cost Airline of the year – flydubai
• Aviation Sustainability Award (Airline Sector) – Air France KLM (SAF Programme)
• CEO of the Year –  Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO, flydubai
• Satellite Operator Excellence Award – Inmarsat

Business Aviation Awards Winners
• FBO of the year – Royal Jet
• Business Aviation Operator of the year – ExecuJet
• Aircraft Charter Service Provider of the year – Fly Charters
• Flight Support Service Provider of the year – UAS International Trip Support
• Aircraft Management Service Provider of the year – Empire Aviation
• Outstanding Contribution to Business Aviation – Paras P Dhamecha – Founder & Managing Director, Empire Aviation Group
• Outstanding Contribution to the Aviation Services Sector MixJet Flight Support

MRO Awards Winners
• MRO Service Provider of the year (Commercial Aviation) – Etihad Engineering
• Outstanding Contribution to the Aviation Industry – Abdul Khaliq Saeed, CEO, Etihad Engineering

Industry Award Winners
• Training Provider of the year – Dynamic Advanced Training
• Engineering Innovation of the Year – Rolls-Royce ACCEL®: Accelerating the Electrification of Flight
• Innovation Excellence Award

Airport Industry Awards Winners
• Airport Operator of the Year – Bahrain Airport Company
• Lifetime Achievement Awards – H.E Minister of Transportation & Telecommunication of Bahrain Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed

Air Cargo Awards Winners
• Cargo Airline of the year – Etihad Cargo
• Freight Management Service provider of the year – Freight Management Services
• Air Cargo Pharma Service of the year Award –  Etihad Cargo
• Best Air Cargo Handling Systems Awards –  ALS Logistic Solutions

Last Updated on April 4, 2022 by MEA Aviation

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