The UK’s Farnborough Airport has been awarded the title of FBO of the Year at the Air charter Association (ACA) Excellence Awards 2022. This year marks the eighth time that the dedication business aviation hub has won the accolade.
The annual event, which was held in Brighton on 17 November highlight the best in the aviation sector. Winners are selected following a worldwide nomination process with voting cast by members and deliberations of the ACA’s industry adjudication panel.
Farnborough Airport’s FBO Director, Dominic Osborne, said: “To receive this prestigious accolade is a huge privilege an dwe are incredibly grateful to all those who voted for us. We would like to thank the entire Farnborough Airport team for their ongoing commitment to delivering outstanding service and operational excellence, enabling us to constantly improve our facilities and services, and exceed our customer expectations.”
Farnborough Airport was the UK’s first airfield in aviation history and home to the country’s first powered flight in 1908. Over the years the airport has continued to be a leader in aviation and pioneers sustainability in the industry. In 2018 the airport was declared the first business aviation airport to be awarded carbon neutral status by Airports Council International (ACI) Europe, and in July 2021 the airport introduced the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). In June 2022 the airport launched its net zero roadmap, outlining its commitment to be net zero by 2030.