Pride of Ground Handling Awards Winners

The winners of GHI’s inaugural Pride of Ground Handling Awards, which celebrate ground service excellence and employees that go the extra mile to add value to airline customers, have been revealed.
 
The finalists and winners, by category, are:
 
Best Station Award
Winner - Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (HACTL), Hong Kong 

Finalists;         
  • DHL Aviation Services, London Gatwick
  • Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (HACTL), Hong Kong
  • Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), Hamad International Airport, Doha
  • SATS, Ground Team Red - Penang
  • Swissport Costa Rica, SJ0 & LIR, Costa Rica
  • Swissport Morocco, Swissport Maroc, Casablanca
Best Handler-Airline Innovation Award
Winner - Swissport-Finnair, Helsinki
 
Finalists;  
  • gategroup-easyJet, London Gatwick Airport
  • HACTL, Hong Kong
  • In Solo Ground Handling, Brazil
  • QAS QMobile Solution, Doha
  • SATS Airport Services, Singapore
  • Swissport-Finnair, Helsinki
  • Swissport-easyJet, Geneva
Ramp Safety Award
Winner -  Steve Mitchell, Stobart Aviation Services, London Stansted Airport

Finalists;
  • Bangkok Flight Services Tiger Team, Bangkok
  • Jean-Luc Groell, Swissport, Basel Airport
  • Steve Mitchell, Stobart Aviation Services, London Stansted Airport
  • Stewart Smith, Menzies Aviation, London Stansted Airport
  • Radoslaw Kurpiewski, LS Airport Services, Poland
Rising Star Award
Winner - Nick Ward, Swissport, Brisbane Airport
 
Finalists;
  • Felix Chung, HACTL, Hong Kong
  • Jeelan Basha Shaik, QAS, Doha
  • Mintu Mukharji, QAS, Doha
  • Nestor Melanto, Swissport, Finland
  • Joe Ng Yong Sheng, SATS, Singapore
  • Nick Ward, Swissport, Brisbane Airport
  • Razik Christy Shihan, QAS, Doha
  • Soh Yi Xuan, SATS, Singapore
Unsung Hero Award
Winner - Krish Chand, Swissport Canada Handling, Canada

Finalists;
  • Harald Metzler, AeroGround Flughafen München GmbH, Munich
  • Katrijn Rosschaert, Aviapartner, Belgium
  • Krish Chand, Swissport Canada Handling, Canada
  • Junaidi Bin Jaffer, SATS, Singapore
  • Sanjay Prowse, Qantas, Canberra Airport, Australia
  • Xu YuYang, Beijing Aviation Ground Services, China