Innovation Award

This category celebrates the aviation stakeholders who have delivered a standout innovation that has helped achieve a standout improvement in ground handling performance. Entries could include employee-led innovations that have helped boost safety/OTP. Judges are also seeking examples of partnerships with GSE or IT suppliers that have helped ground handlers achieve ground-breaking advances in equipment performance, sustainability or digitisation across the airport.

Entry Questions

The judging panel will use the information supplied to assess the quality of entry. It is in your interest to supply as much relevant information as possible in order to assist the judging process.

1. Please summarise for our judges- the single most impressive achievement within this entry and why they should select your nomination as the overall winner? (100W)

2. Please describe your innovation and why how it brings a new solution to the apron ? (MAX 400W)

3. How did you work with customers/suppliers across the supply chain to shape the innovation? (MAX 250W). 

4. How has your innovation helped deliver a direct service improvement? Please provide supporting metrics around KPIs such as reductions in accidents/ground damage, ROI, carbon footprint reduction, OTP improvements, airline customer testimonials.