The award was announced during the Aviation Business Middle East Awards ceremony, which was hosted at Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa in Dubai, on Tuesday, 23 November 2021. The prestigious accolade was accepted on Captain Koshy’s behalf by Bandar Alfowzan, Director of Saudi Arabian Airlines Operations at Dubai Airport.
Commenting on the award, Captain Koshy said: “It is a great honor to receive this coveted recognition from my industry peers, and fills me with pride for everything we have achieved at SAUDIA. I would like to thank all of my colleagues for their tireless support, which is helping us to attain new heights of excellence for our Guests and the Kingdom. Together, we are leading the transformation of the region’s aviation sector and will continue to support the aspirations of Saudi Arabia and its people by serving as the Wings of Vision 2030.”
Now in its 15th edition, the Aviation Business Middle East Awards is recognized as the Middle East’s premier awards event for the aviation industry. Prominent leaders gathered from across the region to celebrate the achievements of leading innovators in the sector, with a total of 13 awards presented to companies and individuals who have made the greatest impact on the sector during the past 12 months.