The Air Charter Association (ACA) announced the 2022 winners of its Air Charter Excellence Awards on Thursday at a gala in Brighton, UK. Companies and individuals were nominated in nine categories and winners were chosen through a combination of member voting and an independent judging panel.
Categories and winners for the 2022 awards are Handling Agent/FBO of the Year, Farnborough Airport; Aircraft Manufacturer of the Year, Bombardier; Executive Passenger Charter Operator of the Year, Air Hamburg; Commercial Passenger Charter Operator of the Year, Air Alsie; Cargo Charter Operator of the Year, Antonov Airlines; Helicopter Charter Operator of the Year, SaxonAir; Charter Operators’ Broker of the Year, Hunt & Palmer; ACA NextGen Young Person of the Year, Charlotte Rees of Fly Wales; and the Sir Michael Marshall Award for Sustainability in Aviation, Nicola-Jane Sellers of Luxaviation.
“The Air Charter Excellence Awards is The ACA’s flagship annual event, and it gives us the opportunity to recognize and reward excellence in our industry,” said ACA chairman Kevin Ducksbury. “New for 2022 are the awards for the Helicopter Charter Operator of the Year and the Operators’ Charter Broker of the Year, an award voted on exclusively by operator members of the ACA to recognize our broker members who are at the core of the association.”