Wizz Air named 2019 Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards

Wizz Air named 2019 Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, proudly announces it was named 2019 Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards, the only international prizes that award all the main categories of the air transport industry. The award was handed over to Stephen Jones, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Wizz Air Hungary, at the 2019 Air Transport Awards Ceremony held in Ekali, Greece.

The 2019 Air Transport Awards are in partnership with Hermes – Air Transport Organisation and ATN – Air Transport News. The jury of the corporate awards composed of some of the most prominent figures of the air transport industry, namely:

  • Henrik Hololei, Chairperson of the Jury & Director General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission
  • Jeff Poole, Director General, CANSO
  • Robert Deillon, Vice President, Hermes – Air Transport Organisation
  • Charles Schlumberger, Lead Air Transport, World Bank

Speaking at the award ceremony in Ekali, Stephen Jones, Deputy CEO and Managing Director of Wizz Air Hungary said: “Today marks yet another important milestone for Wizz Air. We are honoured to be recognized as the Airline of the Year. This award is the result of hard work and dedication of the remarkable WIZZ Team, loyalty and trust of our customers as well as support of our partners. Wizz Air has built its business around a simple purpose of making air travel affordable for all and bringing opportunities to make life and the world around us better, and this award is another proof that we are on the right track. Going forward, Wizz Air will continue to enhance customer experience while bringing innovation and  ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to improve their lives through travel.”

Dr Kostas Iatrou, President of the 2019 Air Transport Awards commented: “The Air Transport Awards have become an important event in the industry thanks to the commitment of the organizations and individuals of the aviation sector. It is important to recognize and honour the best of the best and to celebrate their leadership.”

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