A Nigerian woman, Rejoice U. Ndudinachi, mni, the Airport Manager, Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, Imo State, ICAO expert and the President Women in Aviation Nigeria, received the first International Airport Professionals award.
The award was presented to her at the just concluded World Annual General Assembly of Airports Council International/International Civil Aviation Organisations at Cancun, Mexico on November 24, 2021.
The award was in recognition of Ndudinachi’s outstanding performance and contribution to the advancement of the practice of airport management.
She has also been recognised as one of the innovators and game-changers in the aviation industry.
The award further recognises the extraordinary leadership of an airport professional who best exemplifies the ideals and tenets of an IAP and who is a visionary leader in the aviation community and an advocate and active participant of the aviation industry initiatives and programmes.
The recipient must be an IAP graduate of good standing, a visionary, leader in the aviation community, and an active participant in the aviation industry initiatives and programs.
The 2021 IAP Community of Practice Awards is also an opportunity to honour a fellow of IAP who exemplifies the tenets and goals of the IAP community.