Call for Nominations: 2004 European Business Aviation Awards

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, February 2, 2004 – Created to honor individuals who have made a significant identifiable contribution to the advancement of business aviation in Europe, the European Business Aviation Award is presented each year to one or more individuals on the occasion of EBACE, the only European exhibition of its kind to focus exclusively on business aviation. This year nominations are due to EBACE’s European or USA Offices by March 15, 2004.

After receipt of the nominations, the EBACE Award Committee will review them and select appropriate nominee(s). Nominations must include the following items:

  • A letter introducing the nominee and explaining why he or she is proposed for the award. This document serves as the nominator’s letter of reference.
  • The nominee’s professional biography and/or resume describing nominee’s education, employment, accomplishments and honors.
  • Any supporting documents, including copies of newspaper clippings, publications and articles related to the nomination.

Additional letters of reference from individuals other than the nominator are optional, but may assist the Award Committee in reaching a judgement.

Past recipients of the European Business Aviation Award are:

  • Ahid Quntar, managing director, Royal Wings/Arab Wings (2003)
  • Andrew Walters, chairman, Regional Airports Ltd. (2003)
  • Richard Gooding, managing director, London City Airport (2002)
  • Jean-Pierre Jobin, director general, Geneva International Airport (2002)
  • Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, president and CEO, LEGO (2001)
  • Frederik Sørensen, head of unit, European Commission (2001)

The 2004 European Business Aviation Awards will be presented Wednesday, May 26, at the 4th Annual EBACE Awards Reception and Banquet, Hotel President Wilson, Geneva.

Nominations should be mailed to either of the following EBACE Offices by March 15:

EBACE European Office
Attn: Ms. Darcy Christiansen
2 Brusselsesteenweg
3080 Tervuren, Belgium
Tel: +322-766-0076
Fax: +322-768-1325

Attn: Ms. Kathleen Blouin
1200 Eighteenth St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036-2527 USA
Tel: (202) 783-9000
Fax: (202) 862-5552

For more information about EBACE2004, visit

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