Winner: Menzies Aviation Risk Team - Smart App
Menzies smart app is a very strong initiative in terms of innovation and enhancements of safety and has a companywide impact on safety.
Menzies are in a place where there SMS is quite mature, but the smart app initiative reinforces positive behaviours, and this is an excellent way to build an enhanced safety culture.
Qatar Aviation Services, QAS UV Disinfection in partnership with Honeywell & Qatar Airways
To see this disinfection robot is ground breaking. A step change from an industry that up until the pandemic was seen as sometimes slow to adopt of new tech. This is creative problem solving that can instil confidence to fly again among the general public.
Best Cargo Handling Operation
Winner: SATS Singapore
From a technological point of view, SATS pharmaceutical handling product in Singapore is very good and will be very important going forward into 2021.
SATS are leading the way with E commerce.
SATS response to COVID is well documented in the entry including the rapid change from passenger aircraft to cabin loading and demonstrates well the effort and commitment to deliver this.
The judges felt that QAS Doha responded particularly well to Covid-19. They quickly withdrew vulnerable staff and efficiently organised their operations. They constantly showed a duty of care towards their teams and their top priority was always the frontline staff. Our judges were impressed with the way QAS Doha reported their statistics. Their KPIs and numbers supported the fantastic work that they have done. It showed collaboration between all parties. The judges noted that all the entries responded very well to Covid and rose to the occasion, but this was the best.