The APEX/IFSA Awards recognize specific, innovative and brand new achievements successfully implemented in the past year. The awards recognize innovations in the following categories:
APEX Best Inflight Connectivity Innovation
Honors airlines and/or their vendor partners who have created a new inflight innovation including interactive connectivity onboard, unique WiFi features/offerings, etc.
APEX Best Inflight Entertainment Innovation
Award airlines and/or their vendor partners who have created a new inflight innovation that is elevating the passenger experience via GUI design, features/applications, streaming, hardware, seat integration, etc.
APEX Best Airport Innovation
Recognizes achievement in creating a new airport innovation, idea or offering.
APEX Best Marketing Innovation
Awards achievement in creating a new marketing campaign or idea.
APEX/IFSA Best Cabin Innovation
Recognizes outstanding achievement in creating a thoughtful new cabin environment, including galleys, lavatories, and means to increase efficiency for crew.
APEX/IFSA Best Product or Service
Honors innovations in passenger comfort, including seats, design, lighting, temperature control, air quality and more. Sustainable entries will be given additional credit.
IFSA Best Inflight Food or Beverage
Recognizes a food or beverage product that appeals to passengers’ taste and enhance the onboard experience. The product can be an economy class complimentary or buy on board.
IFSA Best Onboard Amenity
Recognizes an amenity kit that provides an enhanced onboard passenger experience.