ACI Europe Best Airport Award Winners Announced
Created: 1st Jul 2019
The 15th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards were announced last night during the Gala Dinner of the 29th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, hosted by Hermes Airports.
The Awards cover 4 traffic categories of airport and aim to recognise overarching achievement in core activities such as customer service, facilities, retail, security, community relations and environmental awareness and operations.
ACI EUROPE counts over 500 airports in 45 European countries among its membership and this year’s competition saw a high level of entries in the competition in each category. This years’ judging panel for the ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards was drawn from a well-respected group of independent experts from the European Commission, European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), SESAR JU and European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC).
'5-10 MILLION PASSENGERS’ CATEGORY
The winner of the ‘5-10 million passenger’ category was Bilbao Airport.
Bristol Airport was delighted to be awarded 'Highly Commended' in this category.
The awards were presented to the winners by Filip Cornelis, Director Aviation European Commission, Patrick Ky, Executive Director European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Peter Hotham, Deputy Executive Director SESAR Joint Undertaking, Christakos Nikolaides, Cyprus Confederation of Organisations of the Disabled (CCOD), Angela Gittens, Director General ACI World, and Olivier Jankovec, Director General ACI EUROPE.
Next year’s 30th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition will be hosted by Geneva Airport, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the airport, and will take place in Geneva on 16-18 June 2020.