World Air Cargo Awards night 2019

ACW World Air Cargo Award’s gala night of the airfreight stars saw the winners announced after more than 10,000 voters worldwide had cast their votes in a new format where a shortlist was developed and then voted on.

In a packed ballroom at the four-star downtown Munich hotel The Grand Westin, award winners, supporters and the elite of the global airfreight industry watched as winner after winner took to the stage to pick up a trophy for winning a hotly contested category.

The audience in the ballroom at the hotel enjoyed the evening on the middle day of the four-day event.

Paris-based GSA ECS Group managed the double by picking up awards for Air Cargo General Sales Agent and the Industry Marketing & Promotional Campaign Award as well as introducing the winners of its global search for new airfreight talent to the industry.

The winners were:

  • Airfreight forwarder of the year – Panalpina
  • Air cargo handling agent of the year – Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl)
  • Air cargo charter broker of the year – Air Charter Service
  • Airport of the year – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
  • Air cargo GSA of the year – ECS Group
  • Air cargo industry achievement of the year – Air France KLM Martinair Cargo
  • Air cargo industry customer care award – Cargolux Airlines International
  • IT for the air cargo industry award – WebCargo
  • Marketing and promotional award – ECS Group
  • Cargo airline of the year – Air France KLM Martinair Cargo