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|APEX and IFSA Awards|
We are excited to announce that the IFSA and APEX leadership teams have made the decision to combine their annual awards programs!
This transition will allow for one all-encompassing event that will celebrate the innovative advancements, exceptional services, and ground-breaking technologies our members contribute to the aviation industry!
Through our new and updated awards, we will continue to recognize the creativity, excellence and innovation in onboard services. Listed below are the award categories.
Entries must be received no later than 20 June 2019.
Best Inflight Food or Beverage Award
This IFSA award recognizes the best of a food or beverage product that enhances the onboard culinary experience. The food or beverage product can be complimentary or buy onboard.
Best Onboard Amenity
This IFSA award recognizes an amenity that provides an enhanced onboard passenger experience. The amenity must clearly show commitment to leading, developing and representing the global business interests of the onboard service industry.
Best Cabin Innovation
This APEX/IFSA award recognizes the best cabin innovation that creates a thoughtful new cabin environment, including galleys, lavatories, and means to increase efficiency for crew.
Best Product or Service
This APEX/IFSA award recognizes a product or service that displays innovations in passenger comfort, including seats, design, lighting, temperature control, air quality and more.
Best Customer Journey Experience
This award comprises all products that help to improve the customer experience journey (inspiration, planning, booking, purchase, pre-trip, departure, in-flight and post-trip) across airline travel categories.
Best Inflight Connectivity Innovation
This new APEX Award was created to award airlines and/or their vendor partners who have created a new inflight innovation including interactive connectivity onboard, unique WiFi features/offerings, etc.
Best Inflight Entertainment Innovation
This new APEX Award was created to award airlines and/or their vendor partners who have created a new inflight innovation that is elevating the passenger experience via GUI design, features/applications, streaming, hardware, seat integration, etc.
Best Lounge Innovation
This new APEX Award recognizes achievement in creating a new lounge innovation, idea or offering.
Best Marketing Innovation
This new APEX Award recognizes achievement in creating a new marketing campaign or idea.
Click below for more information on all available APEX awards.
Become an Awards Judge
As IFSA gears up for our combined award program, we want YOU to help pick the winners! A panel of judges comprised of current members will review all submissions to create the finalists list. Then at EXPO a smaller, in-person panel will sit in for the finalists’ presentations. Award winners will be announced during the APEX/IFSA Awards Program in Los Angeles. Entries must be received no later than 20 June 2019.
Click here to view the 2018 Award Recipients.