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.
Winners were announced at the Inflight Asia-Pacific Awards ceremony on 1 November 2017. For the full story on this year’s award winners, click here.
2017 Award categories
1) Inflight airline of the year (Winner: Virgin Australia)
Judged independently by the Inflight team, this award crowns the premier airline based in the Asia-Pacific region.
2) Innovation in commercial airline cabins (Winner: SriLankan Airlines)
Rewarding the top recent revolutionary development in cabin interiors. Manufacturers, suppliers or airlines serving the Asia-Pacific region are eligible to enter this award category.
3) IFE system provider (Winner: Lufthansa Systems)
Recognising the handheld, wireless or seat-centric IFE system delivering the best experience for passengers. Manufacturers or suppliers serving at least one airline in the Asia-Pacific region are eligible to enter this award category.
4) Connectivity enablement (Winner: Inmarsat)
Celebrating the connected cabin, this award honours the leading IFC, satellite communication or telemedicine service provider. Suppliers serving at least one airline operating in the Asia-Pacific region are eligible to enter this award category.
5) Airline IFEC experience (Winner: Singapore Airlines in collaboration with Travelport Digital)
Crediting the foremost in-flight entertainment and/or connectivity experience delivered by an airline operating in the Asia-Pacific region. Only airlines are eligible to enter this award category.
6) Content provision (Winner: Stellar Entertainment)
Acknowledging the optimal contribution to content creation, management and/or delivery. Suppliers serving at least one airline operating in the Asia-Pacific region are eligible to enter this award category.
7) Interior retrofit project (Winner: SpiceJet with STG Aerospace)
Honouring the most exceptional supplier-airline collaboration within cabin interiors. Entries for this award category should identify a specific supplier-airline collaboration project, on aircraft serving the Asia-Pacific region.