Category: Airline / Travel
Oslo Airport was presented with the Airport of the Year Award at CAPA’s Aviation Awards for Excellence in Berlin yesterday.
CAPAs Aviation Awards for Excellence is presented to airlines and airports that not only demonstrate success and good operations, but which have also proven to be industry leaders in terms of adapting to new and future-oriented solutions for the environment and sustainability.
Oslo Airport was named Airport of the Year in the category for airports with more than ten million annual passengers. The award is presented to the airport that has established itself as a strategic leader, and which has done most to promote and develop innovative solutions in the aviation industry.
Oslo Airport was presented with the award for the opening of the new terminal in 2017, in addition to innovative work on the environment and sustainability.
“This is a welcome recognition of us and everyone who works at the airport. Every day we work to be perceived as a first class European airport, and this proves that we really are,” says Øyvind Hasaas, Managing Director of Oslo Airport.
Recognition for focus on electric aircraft
In the jury’s justification, CAPA emphasises the planning and commissioning of the new terminal, work on developing routes, new extensions and environmental work, including electric aircraft.
“Oslo airport has been an example to the European aviation industry for a number of years. The opening of the new terminal, in addition to their innovative environmental work, contributes to strengthen Norway’s main airport as a strategic leader in both Europe and the world at large,” says Mr. Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman i CAPA.
Deluge of prizes for Oslo Airport
The award is one of many Oslo Airport has won in the past year for the new terminal: