BANGALORE. Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore celebrated six years of operation with the inaugural edition of the BIAL Pinnacle Awards that was held yesterday at a glittering ceremony amidst esteemed industry professional at the J W Mariott in Bangalore. The awards were held in the presence of Sanjay Reddy, MD, BIAL, senior management from BIAL and various stakeholders. Aimed at acknowledging and awarding star performances amongst the various airport stakeholders in several capacities, the idea of the award is to perpetuate a culture of competition and excellence amongst all stakeholders at the airport, which eventually would have a telling impact on the performance of the airport as a whole. The philosophy of Pinnacle Awards is to resonate the vision of the airport ‘To excel in consistent, efficient and friendly delivery of airport services as the gateway to South India’. The BIAL Pinnacle Awards is constituted to applaud stakeholder contribution that help Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore reach an elevated position amongst airports not only in India but in the world. The awards have various categories that are significant to be recognised in the airport ecosystem.
The awards process to adjudge the winners is fair, transparent and unbiased and was based on the various services offering at the airport sector and included awards across the sectors of Airlines, Commercial, Cargo & Aviation Services, Vision Based and Honorary awards. Indigo was honoured as Domestic Airline of the year while Emirates was honoured as the International Airline of the year, while the Flyer’s favourite airline was awarded to Spice Jet. (Complete list of winners attached)“Our stakeholders have contributed to the progress, business intent, values and objectives of BIAL and these awards are a way of recognising their excellence. Our partners are an integral part of our Airport; they engage with our passengers, strive for customer delight and make an impact that leaves a lasting impression on them. We are immensely proud of our collaboration and take this opportunity to recognise and thank all our stakeholders for their unhindered support.” said G V Sanjay Reddy, Managing Director, Bangalore International Airport Limited.
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