The Aviation Business Awards 2012 were held at the Westin in Dubai on November 7. The annual awards, organised by ITP, publisher of Aviation Business and aviationbusinessme.com, recognise excellence in the regional aviation industry. Arun Tewary, vice president (IS) & chief information officer at Emirates Flight Catering, collects the award for Technology Implementation of the Year.
Brendan Noonan, senior vice president of learning and development at the Emirates Aviation College, collects the award for Training and Education Provider of the Year.
Housam Raydan, manager of corporate communications & customer relations at Air Arabia, collected the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
Jon Conway, divisional senior vice president of airport operations at Dnata, collects the award for Ground Handling Provider of the Year.
Abdul Khaliq Saeed, president of Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies, collects the award for MRO Service Provider of the Year.
Pradeep Kumar, senior vice president of cargo revenue optimisation & systems (EK) at Emirates Sky Cargo, collects the award for Cargo Operator of the Year - Commercial Airline.
Bassam Abu Hijleh, acting COO & vice president of flight operations at Maximus Air, collects the award for Cargo Operator of the Year - Cargo or Charter Airline.
Tilmann Gabriel, executive vice president at Qatar Executive, collects the award for Business Aviation Operator of the Year.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai, collects the award for Low Cost Airline of the Year.
Joe Chamoun, general manager of sales for Abu Dhabi & Al Ain at Etihad Airways, collects the award for Airline of the Year.
Dubai International Airport won the award for Airport of the Year.
Rethah Al-Mousawi, regional manager of the GCC, Yemen and the Indian Subcontinent for Jazeera Airways, collects the Personal Achievement Award on behalf of Stefan Pichler, CEO of Jazeera Airways.
Outstanding Achievement of the Year was awarded to Ghaith Al Ghaith on behalf of flydubai.