Winners of the 41st ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards celebrated in Washington DC on February 25, 2015 at a gala dinner to note their company achievements.
From left to right, Peter Foster, Air Astana President & CEO, Airline Market Leader of the Year; John Pistole, TSA administrator (retired), Excellence in Leadership; Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines CEO, Value Airline of the Year; Alan Crawford, L-3 Link Simulation & Training UK Managing Director, Aviation Technology Achievement; Tewolde Gebremariam, Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Regional Airline of the Year; Mike Van de Ven, Southwest Airlines Exec. VP & COO, Airline of the Year; Natalie Hartman, Lufthansa Group’s Public Affairs Advisor/Consultant & Partner at the Hartman Group, Eco-Airline of the Year; Ann Boykin, Lufthansa Group Regional Sales Manager, Eco-Airline of the Year; Andy Garner, London Heathrow Airport, Airline Business Development, Airport of the Year; Fiona Carleton, London Heathrow Airport, Head of Terminal Operations and Passenger Experience, Airport of the Year; Kevin Schemm, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Senior VP Finance & Strategy, and CFO, Eco-Company of the Year; Mark Schwab, Star Alliance CEO, Airport of the Year. Photo by Robert Merhaut.
Airline of the Year: Southwest Airlines
Airline Market Leader of the Year: Air Astana
Regional Airline of the Year: Ethiopian Airlines
Value Airline of the Year: Spirit Airlines
Eco-Airline of the Year: Lufthansa
Eco-Company of the Year: The Boeing Company
Airport of the Year: London Heathrow Terminal 2 and Star Alliance
Aviation Technology Achievement: L-3 Link Simulation
ATW Leadership Award: John S. Pistole, Retired TSA Administrator
The event was hosted by ATW publisher Beth Wagner, Editor-in-Chief Karen Walker and the team of ATW editors.
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