South Florida-based carrier is the first U.S. airline to win regional aviation’s top honor since 2008
Silver Airways Corp. has been named 2013 Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World (ATW), the leading monthly magazine covering the global airline industry.The Fort Lauderdale-based carrier is being honored in recognition of its outstanding growth and achievements, as well as its contributions toward elevating the overall regional aviation industry. Notably, Silver Airways is the first U.S.-based airline to win the coveted ATW Regional Airline of the Year award since 2008.
“ATW awards represent the pinnacle of achievement in aviation,” said Matthew Ray, Chairman of the Board for Silver Airways. “Aside from the continued support and appreciation of our passengers, there is no higher honor. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the nearly 800 Silver Airways team members across the U.S. and the Bahamas for their hard work and dedication that made this award possible. We started this airline with the goal to build the No. 1 regional airline in the world. The incredible team at Silver Airways joins me in the privilege of thanking the editors of Air Transport World for recognizing that we are on the right track.”