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BACA adds humanitarian category to its annual excellence awards

August 24 - The Baltic Air Cargo Association (BACA) has added a Humanitarian Award to its annual Excellence Awards to recognise the important role played by the air charter industry in the field of humanitarian aid.

The BACA Humanitarian Award, sponsored by DHL, will be presented each year to an individual or group that has been judged to have contributed significant and valuable efforts over the previous 12 months to an emergency air operation, disaster relief or charitable activities.

Companies are encouraged to nominate members of staff, a team or crew who they feel have gone the extra mile, and the winner will be announced at BACA's Autumn Lunch and Awards Ceremony at Guildhall, London on October 19, 2011.

Master of Ceremonies is Nicholas Owen, BBC news presenter, sponsored by Gama Aviation. The main event sponsor is Air Charter Services, while Ruslan International has sponsored the wine.

Among the various BACA Excellence Awards finalists Lufthansa, Ruslan International, Volga-Dnepr Airlines in best Cargo Charter Airline category. 

BACA chairman Dick Gilbert says this is the sixth year that the awards have been held and the association is delighted with the number and quality of entries. 

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