2020 – Pieter Elbers, President and CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airline
“What a great surprise and recognition this is. I am truly humbled to receive the 2020 Hermes Award and very grateful to the Hermes – Air Transport Organisation Board of Directors for this honorable recognition. I’d like to take this opportunity to dedicate this award to my all colleagues without whom it would have been impossible to achieve this today.” added Pieter Elbers, President and CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
2019 – Eamonn Brennan, Director General of EUROCONTROL
Mr. Brennan stated “I am truly honoured to have been selected as the recipient of the inaugural Hermes award. EUROCONTROL is an integral part of the aviation system and we are striving harder and harder every day to support the European aviation industry. I take great pride in the work that we do and I am delighted to accept this award as recognition for the good work that EUROCONTROL provides to our industry day-in and day-out”