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APRIL 2017

Person of the Year Awards Dinner

Alan Joyce honored as Orient Aviation’s 2016 Person of the Year

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April 1st 2017

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More than 120 guests from the aviation industry, media and tourism gathered at Hong Kong’s China Club on March 16 to honor Qantas Group CEO, Alan Joyce, as Orient Aviation’s 2016 Person of the Year. Read More »

Airbus’ John Leahy and Boeing’s Dr. Dinesh Keskar paid tribute to Alan’s vision and steadfastness in his 11 years of leading the airline, often through very difficult times. Orient Aviation’s 2015 Orient Person of the Year, Tony Tyler, told guests how much he appreciated Alan’s support on issues both small and overwhelming when he served as an IATA board member and then board chairman. Accepting his award from Tony, Alan said it was the 30,000 Qantas staff that made the airline what it is today.


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Photos: Graham Uden
Alan Joyce John Leahy
Dinesh Keskar Tony Tyler
Christine McGee and Alan Joyce Alan Joyce with tourism colleagues
Ben Wong, Andrew Cowen, Philip Herbert Mark Sutch, Idalina Silva, Angus Barclay
Allen Chan, Maureen Dougherty, George Liu Dennis Choo, Koay Peng Yen, Xu Hai-Bing
Ricky Chong, Kinto Chan, Yvonne Ho Paul Tuck, Tom Ballantyne, Iain Grant
Andrew Herdman, Rupert Hogg Gavin Haslemore and Tarynn Haslemore
Thusitha Wickramasinghe, Howard West Tim Wilson, John Bloemen
Mark Watson, Sophie Watson  

Click here to see: Orient Aviation Person of the Year Gala Dinner and Award Presentation Photo Gallery

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