“Making The Ordinary Outstanding”


The airports of Britain and Ireland thrive on clean toilets, runways clear of snow and ice, prompt delivery of bags, and the absence of queues.

The British-Irish Airports Unsung Hero Awards are for people who take pride in their work, people who care and deliver results, and do it with a smile.

Nominate a candidate for an “Unsung Hero” award

Champion Unsung Heroes – to be selected by online poll of British-Irish airports community

There are three categories of Unsung Hero Award:

  • British-Irish Airports Expo – Unsung Hero Of The Year Awards 2020

    AIRPORTS UNDER 3 MILLION


  • British-Irish Airports Expo – Unsung Hero Of The Year Awards 2020

    AIRPORTS OVER 3 MILLION


  • British-Irish Airports Expo – Unsung Hero Of The Year Awards 2020

    PARTNER/SUPPLIER/VENDOR

Nominating your Unsung Airport Hero is easy and free-of-charge


You know who your Unsung Heroes are. Nominations from the British-Irish airports community are open to any employee from c-level to cleaner. Your nominee may stand out for a specific achievement, their attitude, or devoted long-term service – anything – there are no rules to being an Unsung Hero – just the need to feel the warmth of appreciation.

Deadline: Wednesday 2 September 2020

Nominate a candidate for an “Unsung Hero” award

The British-Irish Airports “Unsung Heroes” Award winners 2019


LHR Mailroom Team
British-Irish Airport Unsung Hero of The Year 2019 (Big Airports)

More than 3 million pax


LHR Mailroom Team
Richard Fry, Account Manager
Richard Sarney, Head of Operations South
Sara Jones, Business Services Manager
Indy Mann, Mailroom Supervisor
Chris Maidment, Mailroom Operative
Lynn Stubbins, Mailroom Operative
Zayla Mckenzie, Mailroom Operative
Heathrow-Airport-Ltd

Shane Berry Health and Safety Manager Doncaster Sheffield Airport
British-Irish Airport Unsung Hero of The Year 2019 (Small & Regional Airports)

Under 3 million pax


Shane Berry
Health and Safety Manager,
Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Partner / Supplier / Vendor Winner Jaswinder Riat
British-Irish Airport Partner Unsung Hero of The Year 2019

For employees of airport suppliers, ground handlers, airlines, concessionaires etc


Daniela Scarlet
Customer Care Agent
Wilson James

The British-Irish Airports “Unsung Heroes” Award winners 2018


The big reveal and trophy presentation for the 2018 Unsung Airport Hero Awards were made on Tuesday 5th June 2018.

Airports under 3 million winner Kevin Cullinane
Airports under 3 million winner

Kevin Cullinane
Head of Communications
daa Cork Airport

443 Votes 39% of total votes

Airports over 3 million winner Andy Knight
Airports over 3 million winner

Andy Knight
Aircraft Operations Manager
Heathrow Airport Ltd

482 Votes 42% of total votes

Partner / Supplier / Vendor Winner Jaswinder Riat
Partner / Supplier / Vendor winner

Jaswinder Riat
Inter-terminal Driver
OmniServ

Accepting on behalf of Jaswinder Riat was Antony Marke, Managing Director, Omniserv

363 Votes 32% of total votes

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