Young Executive Award
Young Executive Award
Background and Objectives
The ACI Asia-Pacific and Middle East Young Executive Award is an annual research paper competition that encourages young talents in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region to contribute innovative solutions for current aviation industry issues.
We are delighted to announce the ACI Asia-Pacific and Middle East Young Executive Award 2024 is now open for application. The topic for the 2024 award programme is "The Collaboration of Airport Stakeholders on Promoting Cyber-Security Culture".
Please download the Programme Details for competition guidelines and details of the panel of judges.
Entry is opened to one participant per ACI Asia-Pacific and Middle East member in good standing.
The winner will receive a scholarship for the Airport Operations Diploma Programme (online self-study). The airport of the winning candidate will receive an additional scholarship for an additional scholarship to any one ACI Global Training Leadership and Management Professional Certificate course, virtual or classroom (excluding travel expenses).
Young Executive Award 2023
The topic of the 2023 award is "The Future of Airport Workforce". A total of 10 submissions were received and reviewed by a Panel of Judges (the panel) chaired by Dato' Iskandar Mizal Mahmood, Managing Director of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and Director of the ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Board. For further details, read the press release. The results are as follows:
Winner: Ms. Noor Sabrina, Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad
- Mr. Sami Abu-Hmeidan, Airport International Group
- Mr. Shoichi Higuchi, Narita International Airport Corporation
The papers of the winner and Honourable Mentions are posted in the Library to encourage the promulgation of innovative ideas and best practices among the Asia-Pacific and Middle East airport community.
Young Executive Award is an
opportunity for all of us to express our learnings and convert our understandings into solutions to address challenges faced by the aviation sector in our region.
About Young Executive Award: Introduced in 2009, the Young Executive award is an annual research paper competition which honors the young airport executives who demonstrate strong passion for the aviation industry and propose innovative ideas to address the most pressing issues that the industry is facing today.
Past Award Recipients:
The papers of the winner and Honourable Mentions are posted in the Library to encourage the promulgation of innovative ideas and best practices among the Asia-Pacific and Middle East airport community. For further details, read the press release.
- Ms. Sagarika Madasu, GMR Hyderabad International Airport
- Mr. Daecheol Kim, Incheon International Airport Corporation
- Mr. Naveen Raja Kannamala, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
- Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Mumbai International Airport Ltd
Please contact us for further information.