Ukraine’s Antonov Airlines has been named Best Cargo Charter Operator of the Year in the ACA awards. The Air Charter Association’s recognises and rewards companies for excellence in our industry, in nine categories by the association’s 330+ global member companies, alongside a panel of independent industry judges.
Antonov Company acting general director, Ievhen Gavrylov, said: “Winning this award is a great honor and at the same time a pleasant surprise for our company. We sincerely grateful to the international community for the high recognizing of our work. Remaining the largest operator of An-124-100 aircraft in the world, we are responsible for meeting the needs of the international market in the sector of air transportation of oversized and superheavy cargo.”
ACA chairman, Kevin Ducksbury added: “After an extremely difficult year for Antonov Airlines, and the whole of Ukraine, suffering first hand from the effects of the destruction of the world’s largest aircraft, the AN225 Mriya, Antonov Airlines has continued to deliver for its customers. The company and staff have carried on, through relocation of staff and aircraft, and maintained an excellent level of service to their customers, while living through the most atrocious of times. Their tenacity and determination is remarkable and I am truly delighted to recognise the airline in this way.”