Young Aviation Professional Award

Nominations closed for the 2019 Young Aviation Professional Award.

The Young Aviation Professional Award celebrates young professionals who have significantly influenced safety performance and behaviour within their organisation or the wider aviation community.

The Award is for individuals driving safety performance, developing a safety culture, or leading safety initiatives. It's open to any young aviation professional (18-30 years) in the early stages of their career, either employed or self-employed. In the last 12 months, they must have made an outstanding contribution to aviation safety.

Information on the prize, eligibility, judges, and nomination process is available in the nomination form.

Young Aviation Professional Award Nomination Form and Guide (PDF 261 KB)

Key dates

Nominations open: 08 May 2019
Nominations close: 07 June 2019
Winner announced: 06 August 2019


Nominations have closed.


Send your questions to the Award Manager via or post to:

Brendan McKeown
Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
PO Box 3555
Wellington 6140