Cast Your Vote

We encourage and invite all aviation industry professionals and companies who qualify to enter the Award categories outlined, to submit their nominations.

Award’s Criteria

This award will be given to a company with overall outstanding achievement in most of the categories.

Award’s Criteria

This award will be given to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of SA Aviation. Motivations can be submitted for consideration by the Director Of Civil Aviation.

The recipient of this award will be decided by the Director of Civil Aviation.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to individuals/companies/entities who have contributed to safety promotion or safety awareness, which is deemed to have enhanced behaviours, or carried an outstanding act. This award is an ideal way of showing an organisation’s commitment to improving its safety performance. Evidence must be submitted for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out and its principal activities.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any aviation entity /company within SA borders, which has developed and implemented a transformation strategy within its company. We are looking for a company that views transformation not only as a compliance issue, but catalysts to address socio-economic imbalances faced by South Africa.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any aviation entity within SA borders which has developed or implemented an innovative approach, product or service, which has provided either, significant: cost, safety, business productivity, technological, environmental or customer benefits. Most importantly demonstrate how the innovation provided a working solution. The innovations must have been developed in the last 5 years and at a stage where the organisation is willing to publicise the innovation. Evidence must be submitted for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out, its principal products/services.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any aviation entity /company within SA borders, which must have developed or implemented a new scheme, system or process, which significantly improves sustainability and environmental performance in their respective sector. A clear plan and evidence that is delivering on core objectives. Explain targets set and how far the company/entity has gone in achieving them, if possible show statistics demonstrating year-on-year comparisons.

Reduction of CO2 emissions, fuel consumption, carbon footprint, noise abatement etc. Evidence must be submitted for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried, its principal products/services.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any Aviation Professional or Aviation licenced personnel who are either employed or self-employed within the SA borders who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry or own company. Nominees can be nominated by themselves, their companies, or members of the public. Submission to be a CV with contactable references as well as supporting testimonial letters from previous employers or clients.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to Airlines (AOC holders) who operate services into/out of/within the SA borders. Must have displayed excellence consistently in the past 5 YEARS. Entrants must submit evidence for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out, its principal products/services. This includes the turnover, level of job creation/ employment/training.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any licenced aerodrome within the SA borders. Must demonstrate how airport management committed to infrastructural improvement and enhancement of the passenger experience in the last 5 years .Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any training institution involved in aviation related training with in the SA borders which can demonstrate significant contribution to aviation training, particularly in the areas of flight crew, cabin crew, safety, engineering, technical or other specialist aviation training.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any Maintenance Repair Organisation(MRO) with a business operation within SA borders which has made a significant contribution to productivity, product lines, new contracts, new services or technological innovations in the field of maintenance,repair or overhaul activities.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to individuals/companies/entities who have contributed to aviation security promotion or security awareness, which is deemed to have enhanced behaviours,or carried an outstanding act (not time bound). This award is an ideal way of showing an organisation’s commitment to improving its security performance. Evidence must be submitted for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out and its principal activities.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any business or academic institution involved in aviation related R&D activities within the borders of SA, which has started or contributed to a significant R&D development in relation to the aviation sector. The company must have a track record of innovation and they must demonstrate the degree of innovation in research and their commercial potential.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any entity involved in General and Sport Aviation within SA who can demonstrate significant contribution or enhancement in relation to safety or access to General and sport Aviation.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any SA aviation business entity involved in the supply of goods or services either B2C or B2B. Companies must have made significant improvement or enhancement in relation to customer services in either the B2C or B2B segments. Evidence must be submitted for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out and it principal activities.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open for any aviation company or institution that is dedicated to providing ongoing training and career development to their staff. Companies that realise that people are their best investment.

Evidence must be submitted for the size and nature of the organisation where the work is carried out and its principal activities. Explain overall strategy and achievements.Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any Manufacturing Organisation (MO) with a business operation within SA borders which has made a significant contribution to productivity, product lines, new contracts, new services or technological innovations in the aviation manufacturing field.

Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Award’s Criteria

Open to any Approved Design Organisation with a business operation within SA borders which has made a significant contribution to productivity, product lines, new contracts, new services or technological innovations in the aviation design field.

Before being able to complete the nomination form, you need to login or register.

Dedication to Their Work

Every time an aircraft takes off, the lives of the people on that flight are in the hands of aviation professionals.

Their dedication to their work and to the people they serve on a daily basis does both the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and the country proud.

The Envy of the World

South Africa’s aviation safety record is the envy of the world, and therefore the SACAA saw it fit to launch the Civil Aviation Industry Awards.

We acknowledge and celebrate this exemplary practice by various individuals and organisations in the critical areas of aviation safety, security, transformation and innovation, among others.

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Celebrate Our Aviation Professionals

The Awards are your opportunity to demonstrate excellence to your peer groups and clients and to be recognised.