Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2021 finalists revealed

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The shortlist for GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards 2021 has been revealed.

The finalists by category are:

Best Station Award

  • Celebi Aviation Holding, Delhi
  • Celebi Aviation Holding, Mumbai
  • dnata, Singapore
  • Gerry’s dnata, Islamabad
  • Worldwide Flight Services, Sao Paulo/Guarulhos

Handler Airline Innovation Award

  • Air India SATS - AISATS Ground Radar
  • Gerry's dnata – AI Powered Cargo Analytical Suite
  • Gerry's dnata – NLP Travel Advisory
  • Iberia – Kepler Project in BCN: IBAS Turnaround 3.0 for Vueling
  • In Solo Ground Handling – HIT: Highly Immersive Training
  • National Aviation Services (NAS) –

Ramp Safety Award

  • dnata – Ramachandran Nair Sreelatha Latheesh
  • Gerry’s dnata – Gd-HSE Team, Badar Kareem & Team
  • Goldair Handling – Mrs. Vasileiou & Mr Bitsakis
  • LS Airport Services – Lukasz Berzynski
  • Swissport Cyprus – ‘Work-Ergonomics-Health’ Campaign
  • Unifi – Jose Vilmenay

Unsung Hero Award

  • dnata – Marcus Chong Wee Ming
  • dnata – Rowena Dizon
  • LS Airport Services – Magdalena Chojnowska and Piotr Popławski
  • Menzies Aviation – Kayla Moa
  • Millennium Aero Dynamics – Avadhut Pawar
  • National Aviation Services (NAS) – Shailendra Shrestha

Best Cargo Handling Operation Award

  • Çelebi Aviation Holding, Frankfurt Station
  • dnata, Singapore
  • Gerry's dnata, Karachi
  • Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), Hong Kong
  • Menzies Aviation, Air Cargo Services
  • Saasa, Saasa Lima Peru

GSE Innovation Award

  • Alrode Commercials – Aeroloader for narrow body airliners
  • Celebi Aviation Holding – Electrical Conversion Project
  • Fast Global Solutions – EasyLift™
  • Gerry's dnata – Predictive & Prescriptive Maintenance of GSE using telematics sensors and MMS data
  • Menzies Aviation Operations Team
  • OROK – Baggage and cargo handling automation solution
  • AISATS – UVC Disinfection Cleaning Services

Sustainability Award

  • dnata, Singapore
  • dnata, UAE
  • Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl)
  • Menzies Aviation, United Kingdom
  • Rushlift
  • Vestergaard Company

This year’s awards featured more than 100 entries from aviation operators around the world.

GHI’s Pride of Ground Handling Awards have been held since 2018 to showcase ground service excellence, innovation and the people who make it happen.

Winners will be announced at a free to view virtual ceremony on 7 December. Please click here to register for the grand final:

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