Stephanie Taylor to Spearhead APEX’s Content Portfolio as APEX Insights Editor 
January 31, 2024

NEW YORK, NY (31 January 2024) – Stephanie Taylor is to provide members of the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) team with unparalleled insight into the association’s key focuses and events across a range of exciting new formats in her new role as APEX Insights Editor.   “Stephanie Taylor elevates the strategic landscape of the Airline Passenger Experience […]

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TOP ASIAN AND SOUTH PACIFIC AIRLINES HONORED AS APEX BEST IN AIRLINE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN SINGAPORE
November 9, 2023

Airlines from Across Regions Recognized for Extraordinary Passenger Experience SINGAPORE (9 November 2023) –  APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association honored the 2024 Best In Airline Award winners from Central/Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Greater China, and the South Pacific on 9 November in Singapore during the FTE APEX Asia Expo 2023 – Asia’s biggest passenger experience […]

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The Airline Industry Gathered in California for a Historic Record-Breaking EXPO
September 22, 2023

APEX/IFSA Global EXPO Brought Together 3,000+ Airline Industry Insiders LONG BEACH, CA (22 September 2023) – More than 3,000 of the top airline industry decision makers, including representatives from nearly 100 airlines, walked the industry’s most comprehensive show floor, APEX/IFSA Global EXPO. Co-located with FTE at the Long Beach Convention Center in California, the three-day […]

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2023-24 APEX Board of Directors Announced 
September 21, 2023

LONG BEACH, CA (21 September 2023) – After a very successful APEX/IFSA Global EXPO in Long Beach, California USA, the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) announced its 2023-24 Board of Directors during their Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Board of Directors, elected by APEX members, consists of dedicated volunteers from airlines, alliances, airports, lessors, and […]

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THE BEST OF THE BEST IN AVIATION HONORED AT THE 2024 APEX/IFSA AWARDS CEREMONY
September 20, 2023

LONG BEACH, CA (20 September 2023) – The aviation industry gathered Wednesday night to celebrate the airlines and suppliers whose dedication and innovation bore significant advancement in passenger experience over the last year. The prestigious APEX/IFSA Awards Ceremony, hosted by APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) and the IFSA (International Flight Services Association), is considered the […]

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Qatar Airways’ Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Honored with APEX CEO Lifetime Achievement Award  

LONG BEACH, CA (20 September 2023) – The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) honored Qatar Airways’ Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker as the recipient of the CEO Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday, 20 September, during the APEX/IFSA Awards Ceremony at APEX/IFSA Global EXPO. This award recognizes industry leaders and their long-term […]

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APEX Announces Groundbreaking Program to Help Airlines Make the Passenger Experience Greener
June 5, 2023

APEX Greener powered by SimpliFlying Evaluates and Rates Airline Products on Sustainability, Provides Airlines with a Database of Certified Products and Promotes Eco-friendly Airline Products New York, NY (5 June 2023) – The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has partnered with SimpliFlying to launch a new program for global airlines called APEX Greener powered by […]

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2023 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Award™ Winners Honored in Dublin
May 25, 2023

Airlines from Africa, Europe, North and South America Were Recognized for Extraordinary Cabin Service, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Seat Comfort & Wi-Fi DUBLIN, IRELAND (25 May 2023) – The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) honored the 2023 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Award™ winners from Africa, Europe, North America, and South America in Dublin, Ireland on […]

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APEX Content Market Connected Airlines with the Best and Latest In-Flight Entertainment & Announced Regional Winners of the 2023 APEX Passenger Choice Award for Best Entertainment
April 27, 2023

ISTANBUL, TURKEY (27 April 2023) – The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) hosted the airline industry’s top global buyers and distributors at its one-of-a-kind event APEX Content Market in Istanbul, Turkey at the Grand Cevahir Hotel & Convention Center 26-27 April 2023. APEX Content Market is the only industry event exclusively focused on connecting in-flight […]

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APEX Selects Katie Murphy as Director of Membership & Events
April 18, 2023

Murphy to Drive World-Class Member Satisfaction, Attendee NPS, and Evolution of APEX’s World Class Global Events LONDON, April 18, 2023 — The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), today announced the selection of Katie Murphy as Director of Membership & Events. In her new role, Murphy will serve as a key leader at APEX, working with […]

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APEX TECH Offered Insight on New Technologies, Convergence of IFE and Connectivity, Advertising Revenue Drivers & More 
March 24, 2023

The Three-Day Forum Gathered Technical Experts and Leaders from the Aviation Industry LOS ANGELES, CA. USA – More than 150 leaders from global airlines, organizations, and suppliers attended APEX TECH in Los Angeles this week. This event is the leading technical forum to address technologies, content, revenue opportunities, and innovations shaping the aviation industry.   APEX […]

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APEX Demands US Government Passenger Compensation for Air Traffic Failures
January 12, 2023

(New York · Washington · Atlanta) · The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) demanded US government passenger compensation following the grounding of all U.S. flights for the first time since 9/11 for nearly three hours yesterday due to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) outage traced to a database failure. The technical failure caused over 10,000 flight delays […]

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2022-23 APEX BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED
December 7, 2022

(ATLANTA) – During their Annual General Meeting (AGM) APEX (the Airline Passenger Experience Association) announced it’s 2022-2023 Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is elected by APEX members and comprised of volunteers from airline, alliance, airport, lessor, and supplier member companies. Members bring their unique insights and vast experiences to meet the needs of […]

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NEARLY 2,000 AIRLINE INDUSTRY INSIDERS ATTEND APEX/IFSA EXPO
October 28, 2022

EXPO Brings Together the Entire End-to-End Passenger Experience Long Beach, CA. USA – The airline industry once again descended on Long Beach, California for APEX/IFSA EXPO. The highly anticipated event brings the industry’s top airlines, suppliers, caterers, alliances and airports to the most comprehensive show floor. Nearly 2000 attendees, including representatives from more than 50 […]

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APEX ANNOUNCES THE TOP AIRLINES IN THE WORLD AS RATED BY THE PASSENGERS
October 27, 2022

APEX Official Airline Ratings® and Global Passenger Choice Awards ™ The First & Only Airline Honors Based Solely on Verified & Certified Passenger Feedback Long Beach, CA. USA – It was standing room only as the airline industry gathered for the APEX/IFSA Awards Ceremony during APEX/IFSA EXPO for the announcement of the most anticipated airline […]

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THE BEST IN AVIATION INNOVATION RECOGNIZED WITH THE 2023 APEX/IFSA AWARDS

Airlines and Supplier Partners Honored by Peers for Implementation of New Programs Long Beach, CA. USA – Members of APEX (the Airline Passenger Experience Association and the IFSA (International Flight Services Association) celebrated their peers by recognizing specific, innovative and new achievements successfully implemented in the past year. APEX/IFSA Award winners in each category are determined by nearly […]

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AIRLINES FROM AROUND THE WORLD LAND IN DUBLIN FOR AN IN-PERSON CEREMONY HONORING THE 2022 APEX REGIONAL PASSENGER CHOICE AWARD® WINNERS
June 8, 2022

8 June 2022 (DUBLIN) – Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) hosted the aviation industry in Dublin, Ireland, this week to celebrate airlines being honored with the 2022 APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards®. The awards were given out Wednesday 8 June during APEX’s popular Content Market event, which was ‎collocated with the FTE EMEA/Ancillary/World Airport Retailing […]

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APEX ANNOUNCES 2021-2022 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
December 13, 2021

(ATLANTA) – Following a very successful APEX EXPO in Long Beach, California, APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association), announced their 2021-2022 Board of Directors. The new Board was named during the association’s second digital Annual General Meeting (AGM). The association’s officers, directors, and staff provided APEX members operational, financial, and strategic updates. “Member of the APEX Board of Directors […]

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APEX/IFSA EXPO Reunites the Airline Industry ‎
December 3, 2021

The Airline Industry Triumphantly Returned for the ‎First Major In-Person Event of the Year!‎ Long Beach, CA. USA (2 December 2021) – This week, APEX/IFSA EXPO brought the airline industry back together for the first time in over a year. The three-day event encompassed more than 1300 attendees,150 exhibitors, and hundreds of airline leaders from […]

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The Aviation Industry Celebrates the ‎2022 APEX/IFSA Award Winners‎
December 2, 2021

Airlines and vendor partners recognized by peers for implementation of new and innovative programs Long Beach, CA. USA (1 December 2021) – Airline and vendor members of the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and the International Flight Services Association (IFSA) honored their peers as they celebrated this year’s newest state-of-the-art programs. The APEX/IFSA Awards Ceremony […]

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Delta, Emirates, Eva And Qatar Awarded ‎2022 Global APEX Passenger Choice ‎Awards®‎

Long Beach, CA. USA (1 December 2021) –  The winners for the 2022 Global APEX Passenger Choice Awards® (PCAs) were announced at the APEX/IFSA Awards Ceremony, during APEX EXPO, the industry’s first major in-person event of the year. The ‎PCAs recognize the top airlines in seat comfort, cabin service, food and beverage, ‎entertainment, and Wi-Fi, […]

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Airlines From Around The World Gather In-Person at APEX/IFSA EXPO For To Receive the ‎2022 APEX Four/Five Star Official Airline Ratings™ Honors‎

The Industry’s First Rating Program Based Solely on Verified & Certified Passenger Feedback Long Beach, CA. USA (1 December 2021) – For the first time in nearly two years, airlines from around the globe gathered together for the announcement of the industry’s most anticipated recognition, the APEX Official Airline Ratings™. The honors were announced during […]

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Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board Of Directors and of the Executive Committee İlker Aycı Honored With ‎APEX CEO Lifetime Achievement Award ‎

Long Beach, CA. USA (1 December 2021) Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee ‎İlker Aycı was honored by APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association), with its prestigious APEX CEO Lifetime Achievement Award at APEX EXPO. This is the first time APEX has awarded this achievement to a European aviation […]

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APEX World Class Announced at APEX EXPO
December 1, 2021

A New Class of Air Travel for a New World Long Beach, CA. USA (30 November 2021) – The APEX (Airline Passenger Experience ‎Association), the largest international airline association dedicated to advancing the passenger ‎experience, today announced the launch of APEX WORLD CLASS, the new premier category ‎of air travel. ‎ Developed in partnership with […]

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APEX Demands U.S. Allow Vaccinated Travelers from Europe NOW
August 11, 2021

(New York · Washington · Atlanta) · APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association), the largest international airline association dedicated to passengers and advancing their experience, demanded today that the United States immediately end its blockade of vaccinated international travelers from Europe.  This follows the Biden administration indicating two weeks ago that such a consideration was underway, […]

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APEX HEALTH SAFETY POWERED BY SIMPLIFLYING CREATES A NEW STANDARD FOR PASSENGER WELL-BEING AND ANNOUNCES THE FIRST CERTIFIED AIRLINES
January 12, 2021

Airline-Industry Driven Health Certification Centered around Customers Expected to Further Drive Global Airline Leadership in COVID-19 Safety (ATLANTA/SINGAPORE) The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying today announced the first COVID-19 certified airlines for the customer-centric APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying.  With 33 airlines currently advancing through the review process, APEX today announced with […]

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DELTA AIR LINES CEO, ED BASTIAN AWARDED THE APEX CEO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
December 9, 2020

Bastian is the First CEO from a U.S. Airline Presented with the Honor (ATLANTA) – Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian, was recognized with the CEO Lifetime Achievement Award by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), an international non-profit dedicated to enhancing the passenger experience. The honor is in recognition of Mr. Bastian’s […]

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APEX HONORS THE 2021 FOUR/FIVE STAR OFFICIAL AIRLINE RATINGS™ RECIPIENTS

The Industry’s First Rating Program Based Solely on Verified & Certified Passenger Feedback (ATLANTA) The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), a global non-profit and one of the world’s largest international airline associations, announced the recipients of the industry’s most anticipated honor: the APEX Official Airline Ratings™. Airlines worldwide were honored today with four-and five-star Official Airline […]

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APEX ANNOUNCES 2020-2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
October 21, 2020

(ATLANTA) – The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), which represents the world’s leading airlines, airports, alliances, suppliers, and related companies committed to elevating the air travel experience for passengers, announced their 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The new Board was named during the association’s first digital Annual General Meeting (AGM). The virtual nature of the meeting allowed […]

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APEX CALLS FOR QUARTER-TRILLION DOLLARS IN SUPPORT OF GLOBAL AIRLINE INDUSTRY
March 17, 2020

( ATLANTA) –  In alignment with leading airlines and associations, APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) today expanded its call for government action calling for a quarter-trillion dollars (USD $250 billion) of global government support for the airline industry in response to COVID-19. Fully backing A4A’s proposal for $50 billion in US airline support alongside $150 billion more as proposed by IATA, […]

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