Tony Jannus Award
Outstanding Achievements in Commercial Aviation

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Past Recipients

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Past Recipients

 

2001 - Robert Crandall – Chairman & CEO, AMR Corporation & American Airlines

2000 - Sir Richard Branson – Chairman, Virgin Atlantic Airways

1999 - Federico Bloch – President & CEO, TACA Group

1998 - Angus James Kinnear – President, Canada 3000  Airlines Limited

1997 - Charles E. Yeager  – Brigadier General, USAF Ret.

1996 - J. George Mikelsons – Chairman & CEO, American Trans Air

1995 -  J. Martin Schröder – Founder & CEO, Martinair Holland

1994 - Alan S. Boyd – Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Transportation

1993 - Herbert D. Kelleher – President & CEO, Southwest Airlines

1992 - T.A. Wilson – Chairman, The Boeing Company

199 - Sir Colin [later Lord] Marshall – Deputy Chairman & CEO, British Airways

1990 - Edwin I. Colodny – Chairman, USAir

1989 - Sir C. Lenox Hewitt  – Chairman, Qantas Airways, Ltd.

1988 - Claude I. Taylor – Chairman, Air Canada

1987 - Jerome H. Lederer – Flight Safety Pioneer

1986 - Frank Borman – Chairman, Eastern Air Lines

 Wayne W. Parrish – Aviation Writer-Publisher

1983 - David C. Garrett, Jr. – President, Delta Air Lines

1982 - Manuel Sosa de la Vega – President, Mexicana Airlines


1981 - Honorable Howard W. Cannon – U.S. Senator, Nevada

1980 - Thomas H. Davis  – Founder & President, Piedmont Airlines

1979 - Jehangir R.D. Tata – Founder, Air India

1978 - Donald W. Nyrop – Chairman, Northwest Airlines

1977 -  Robert F. Six – Founder, Continental Airlines

1976 - C.R. Smith – Founder, American Airlines

1975 - Captain Elrey B. Jeppesen – Founder & Chairman, Jeppesen Company

1974 - William Powell Lear – Pioneer, Aircraft Radios and Avionics

1973 - Geoffrey E. Knight and Henri A.L. Ziegler – Co-Developers, Concorde SST

1972 - Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle, USAF Ret. – Developer of Instrument Flight

1971 - William McPherson  Allen – Chairman, The Boeing Company

1970 - Daniel J. Haughton – Chairman, Lockheed Aircraft Corp.

1969 - Sir Frank Whittle – O.M.,  K.B.E., C.B., F.R.S., Developer of Jet Engine

1968 - W. A. Patterson – Founder, United Air Lines

1967 - Captain Edward V. Rickenbacker – Chairman, Eastern Air Lines

1966 -  Donald W. Douglas, Sr. – Founder, Douglas Aircraft Company

1965 -  Juan Terry  Trippe – Founder, Pan American World Airways

1964 - Honorable A. S. Mike  Monroney – U.S. Senator, Oklahoma


Special Award Recipients

2013 - Mr. Kermit Weeks

2006 - Mr. Richard Reitz

2005 - United States Air Force Air Mobility Command

1995 - Mr. William A. Krusen

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