Awards

The Inflight Awards recognise outstanding IFEC product or service offerings from across the host region. Each award category is judged by an independent panel of industry experts, who aim to honour the superb technical creativity produced by these ever-evolving industry sectors. For the full story on this year’s award winners, click here.


2018 Award categories

1) Inflight airline of the year (2018 winner: Singapore Airlines)
Judged independently by the Inflight team, this award crowns the premier airline based in the Asia-Pacific region.

2) Commercial airline cabin (2018 winner: Singapore Airlines)
Rewarding the operator with the most innovative cabin in the Asia-Pacific region.

3) IFE system provider (2018 winner: Thales)
Recognising the hand-held, wireless or embedded system delivering the most superior experience for the passenger.

4) Connectivity enablement (2018 winner: Panasonic Avionics)
Celebrating the connected cabin, this award honours the leading IFC, satcoms or telemedicine service provider.

5) Airline IFEC experience (2018 winner: Air Asia Rokki)
Crediting the foremost IFE and/or IFC experience delivered by an airline serving the Asia-Pacific region.

6) Content provision (2018 winner: Global Eagle)
Acknowledging the optimal contribution to content creation, management and/or delivery.

7) Supplier innovation (2018 winner: IMM Digital)
New for 2018, this award will honour the most revolutionary IFEC or cabin technology development over the past 12 months.


Congratulations to all our 2018 Award finalists: 

Inflight airline of the year

  • AirAsia
  • Air New Zealand
  • EL AL Israel Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Virgin Australia

Commercial airline cabin

  • EL AL Israel Airlines
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • Qantas
  • SAUDIA
  • Singapore Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines

IFE system provider

  • Bluebox Aviation Systems
  • Global Eagle
  • Rokki (AirAsia)
  • Thales
  • Zodiac Inflight Innovations

Connectivity enablement

  • Alethea Communications Technologies
  • Global Eagle
  • Inmarsat
  • Panasonic Avionics
  • SITAONAIR
  • Viasat

Airline IFEC experience

  • AirAsia (Rokki)
  • EL AL Israel Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • SAUDIA
  • Singapore Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines

Content provision

  • Emphasis Video Entertainment
  • Encore Inflight
  • Global Eagle
  • Images in Motion
  • IMG
  • Inflight Dublin

Supplier innovation

  • Alethea Communications Technologies
  • Global ONE Media
  • IMM Digital
  • Panasonic Avionics
  • SITAONAIR
  • VT Miltope