Tony Jannus Award
Outstanding Achievements in Commercial Aviation

2018 Awards Banquet


2018 Awards Banquet

Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III has been dedicated to the pursuit of safety for his entire adult life. While he is best known for serving as Captain during what has been called the “Miracle on the Hudson,” Sullenberger is a safety expert, speaker, and author. He currently serves on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Advisory Committee for Automation in Transportation. He still flies privately.

Please join the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society in honoring extraordinary accomplishments in the field of commercial aviation, by becoming a sponsor of the 2018 Tony Jannus Award. A portion of each sponsorship is contributed to a scholars awards program for student aviation enthusiasts.  We'd like to invite you in congratulating Doug Parker, our 2018 Tony Jannus Award Winner at our banquet at the Hilton Tampa Downtown on December 13, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors

Legacy Sponsors


Sarasota bradenton international

Centrally located on Florida’s west coast, the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) area is home to a continually growing population, with a solidly expanding economy and visitation levels.  SRQ provides a safe, state-of-the art, and customer-friendly facility that reflects the best of Florida.  We are dedicated to simultaneously delivering a profitable operating environment for our tenants and a high-quality, stress-free airport experience for our guests by continuously improving our facilities and services.

The construction of a new Air Traffic Control Tower was recently completed, enhancing the safety of the airport and freeing up 100 acres of airport land for future development. SRQ is also upgrading the existing airport jet bridges with new Ground Power Units and Pre-Conditioned Air units, providing the latest safety and customer service features. 

Fly Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Elite Airways, JetBlue Airways and United Airlines, or take advantage of our nonstop service to Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Newark, New York City (LGA/JFK), Portland, ME, Toronto, Washington DC, and Westchester, NY.


tampa international airport

Tampa International Airport is consistently ranked among the world’s top airports, serving more 19-million passengers with routes to more than 80 destinations around the world, including London, Frankfurt, Zurich, Panama City, Havana and Reykjavik. In the past few years, the airport has received top awards on the state, national and international levels, including being named the No. 2 domestic airport in reader polls by both Travel + Leisure magazine and Condé Nast Traveler, as well as in J.D Power’s 2017 airport satisfaction study. Tampa International is currently completing the largest construction program in airport history as it expands its main terminal and builds a 1.4-mile people mover extending to a new, state-of-the-art rental car facility. It is also undergoing a complete concessions redevelopment, adding 69 new shops, restaurants and services with an emphasis on local flavor, brands and designs.


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