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Young Executive Award



 Young Executive of the Year Award


Background and Objectives


The ACI Asia-Pacific Young Executive of the Year Award (YEA) is an annual research paper competition which encourages young talents in the Asia-Pacific region to contribute innovative solutions for current aviation industry issues since its introduction in 2009.



Young Executive of the Year Award 2019


The topic for 2019 is “How can airports understand and capitalize on their passengers’ needs to advance their strategic visions?”. A total of 7 submissions were received and reviewed by a Panel of Judges (the Panel) chaired by Sheikh Aimen bin Ahmed Al-Hosni, CEO of Oman Airports and Secretary Treasurer of ACI Asia-Pacific. The results are as follows:


Winner: Tasneem Ejaz, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited

Honorable Mention: Zaina Al Nahar, Airport International Group

Honorable Mention: Ashish Kumar, Mumbai International Airport Limited


The YEA 2020 will commence in the second half of 2019. Please stay tuned!


Previous Award Recipients


YEA 2018

YEA 2017

YEA 2016

YEA 2015

YEA 2014 

YEA 2013

YEA 2012

YEA 2011

YEA 2009