Tony Jannus Award
Outstanding Achievements in Commercial Aviation

2019 Awards Banquet


2019 Awards Banquet

The Society is proud to honor Dr. Enders for his storied career in Aviation. The longest serving member of the Airbus Executive Committee, Enders held various top management positions between 2000 and 2019, most notably as Chief Executive of EADS and of Airbus. Under his leadership, Airbus went through profound strategy and governance changes and developed into one of the world’s largest and most successful aerospace companies.

Please join the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society in honoring extraordinary accomplishments in the field of commercial aviation, by becoming a sponsor of the 2019 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 Dr. Thomas ‘Tom’ Enders our 2019 Tony Jannus Award Winner at our banquet at the Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach on November 15, 2019 at 7:00pm.

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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. 

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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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