April 11 2018  |  Events

2018 PAX Award winners announced

By Rachel Debling


PAX International handed out 30 pieces of hardware to worthy recipients across dozens of categories at the 12th PAX International Readership Awards tonight, at the Radisson Blu in Hamburg.

The event hosted a record number of guests from every corner of the aviation industry, from airline and airport executives to catering and amenity specialists.

Representatives from Royal Air Maroc claim their award for Business Class Amenity Bag

“We were overwhelmed with the response to this year’s event,” said Aijaz Khan, publisher of PAX International. “The PAX International team and I would like to thank the industry at large for their continued support of our publication and these awards and would like to once again extend our congratulations to the 2018 winners. We look forward to an even larger celebration when we return to Hamburg in 2019.”

Photos will be available to the winners and media outlets the week of April 16, 2018. Please contact rachel@pax-intl.com for further details.

PAX International Readership Awards Winners

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
North America
WINNER: Aeromexico

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
Central America
WINNER: Copa Airlines

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
South America
WINNER: LATAM Airlines

Airline Caterer of the Year
North America
WINNER: Flying Food Group

Airline Caterer of the Year
South America
WINNER: Gate Gourmet

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
Asia
WINNER: Korean Air

Airline Caterer of the Year
Asia
WINNERS: dnata Singapore, SATS Ltd.

Best In-Flight Duty Free Program
Asia
WINNER: Korean Air

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
Europe
WINNER: TAP Air Portugal

Airline Caterer of the Year
Europe
WINNER: LSG Sky Chefs

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
Africa
WINNER: Ethiopian Airlines

Airline Caterer of the Year
Africa
WINNER: Servair (gategroup)

Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier
Middle East
WINNER: SAUDIA

Airline Caterer of the Year
Middle East
WINNER: Emirates Flight Catering

Best In-Flight Duty Free Program
Middle East
WINNER: Qatar Airways

Best First Class Airport Lounge
Middle East
WINNER: Emirates Flight Catering

Supplier Awards

Best IFE and Connectivity
WINNER: digEcor – USB Seat Modification Kit

Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience
WINNER: Airbus Interior Services

Best Seating
WINNER: ACRO Aircraft Seating


Amenity Kits

First Class Amenity Kit
Americas
WINNER: Buzz Products for American Airlines

Business Class Amenity Kit
Americas
WINNER: WESSCO for Hawaiian Airlines

First Class Amenity Kit
Middle East
WINNER: FORMIA for SAUDIA

Business Class Amenity Kit
Middle East
WINNER: Kaelis for Royal Air Maroc

First Class Amenity Kit
Asia
WINNER: WESSCO for Japan Airlines

Business Class Amenity Kit
Asia
WINNER: FORMIA for Air Astana

Economy Class Amenity Kit
Asia
WINNER: Galileo Watermark for EVA Air

First Class Amenity Kit
Europe
WINNER: SPIRIANT for Lufthansa German Airlines

Business Class Amenity Kit
Europe
WINNER: skysupply for TAP Air Portugal

Economy Class Amenity Kit
Europe
WINNER: AK-Service for Aeroflot

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