January 8 2024  |  Events

Ten reasons to vote now in the 2024 PAX International/PAX Tech Readership Awards

By Jane Hobson

Air Astana won Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier (Commonwealth of Independent States) at the 2022 PAX International/PAX Tech Readership Awards

With just less than 150 days until the awards ceremony, PAX invites you and your colleagues to cast a vote in this year’s PAX International/PAX Tech Readership Awards, now open for voting! It is free to vote, so join in to celebrate the successes of the year.

Here's 10 reasons why you should vote now:

1. Recognition and prestige: Winning or even being nominated for an award can bring recognition and prestige to the individuals or organizations involved. It serves as a validation of their efforts and achievements within the industry.

2. Networking opportunities: Participation in awards involves attending ceremonies where industry professionals gather. This provides excellent networking opportunities, allowing individuals and businesses to connect with others in their field.

3. Enhanced credibility: Running for more than 18 years, winning or being nominated for PAX International/PAX Tech Readership Awards adds credibility to your profile or brand. It can be a valuable marketing tool, demonstrating to clients, partners, and customers that you are recognized and respected within your industry.

4. Market differentiation: In competitive industries, awards can help you stand out from the competition. Being recognized for excellence in a specific category sets you apart and can influence the decision-making process for potential clients or customers.

5. Motivation for excellence: The process of participating in awards can be a motivational factor for individuals and teams. It encourages a culture of continuous improvement and striving for excellence.

6. Publicity and media coverage: Awards generate media coverage, providing a platform to showcase your achievements to a broader audience. This can result in increased visibility and positive publicity for your brand or work.

7. Increased business opportunities: Being associated with an award-winning entity can open doors to new business opportunities, collaborations, and partnerships.

8. Boost employee morale: Recognition through awards is not only beneficial externally but can also have a positive impact internally. Winning or even being nominated can boost employee morale and pride in their work.

9. Industry benchmarking: Awards often involve a rigorous evaluation process, which can provide valuable feedback and insights. This benchmarking against industry standards helps individuals and organizations identify areas for improvement.

10. Support the industry: Voting and participating in awards contribute to the growth and development of the industry by acknowledging and supporting outstanding contributions. It fosters a sense of community and collaboration within the industry.

Event details:
The awards ceremony will return to the Radisson Blu Hotel on Wednesday May 29, coinciding with the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) and Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) scheduled for May 28 to 30. The celebratory event is free to attend (invitation only) –so let’s get voting! Please vote by March 31.

Heading back to Hamburg, Germany to be hosted in its usual format, the 2024 awards bring back the popular amenities awards, plus tech and airline awards.

Categories include:

  • Outstanding food service by a carrier
  • Airline caterer of the year
  • Best inflight duty free program
  • Best IFE and connectivity
  • Best cabin interior passenger experience/best cabin innovation
  • Best seating
  • Best lounges
  • Best cabin crew in Asia
  • Most improved airline in Asia
  • Best First Class amenity kit
  • Best Business Class amenity kit
  • Best Economy Class amenity kit
  • Best children’s amenity kit

Have a question regarding the PAX Awards? Please reach out to jane@pax-intl.com.

Check out images from the 2022 awards ceremony below:

Bamboo Airways received two awards in 2022: Best Cabin Crew in Asia and Most Improved Airline in Asia

Aijaz Khan, Publisher, PAX Tech and PAX International (left) and Mr. Jeong Ki Hong, Head of In-Flight Services, Korean Air, at the 2022 PAX Readership Awards ceremony in Hamburg, Germany on June 15. Korean Air won Best Inflight Duty Free Program in Asia

Philippine Airlines received an award for Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier (Asia) in 2022

Qantas Airways was recognized for Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier (Australasia)

TAP Air Portugal won Outstanding Food Service by a Carrier (Europe)

WESSCO International won Business Class amenity kit for for LATAM Airlines

SATS Ltd. won Airline Caterer of the Year (Asia)

RMT Global Partners was awards Best Cabin Innovation for its Sanitizing Canister Wipe in Easy Access Pop-up Container

In the Technology category, Panasonic Avionics received an awards for its Bluetooth solution

Also in Technology, Linstol was recognized for its Business Class Headphones for Air France

Kaelis took home best Business Class amenity kit for Turkish Airlines

Under the Technology category, Inflight Dublin was recognized for its Everhub iPad solution

And, IdeaNova Technologies took home a Technology award for Inplay Bash

Emirates Flight Catering took home Airline Caterer of the Year (Middle East)

dnata won Airline Caterer of the Year (Australasia)

Burrana received a Technology award for RISE Power

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