Aviation Week’s annual Laureate Awards recognize individuals and teams for their extraordinary accomplishments. Their achievements may embody the spirit of exploration, innovation, vision or any combination of these attributes that inspire others to strive for significant, broad-reaching progress in aviation and aerospace.
- Business/General Aviation
- Commercial Air Transport
- MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul)
- The Philip J. Klass Award for Lifetime Achievement
- Aviation Week Heroism Award
The Philip J. Klass Award for Lifetime Achievement award cuts across all categories and criteria. The winner might be a scientist, pilot, engineer, technology specialist, business or industry leader—someone whose accomplishments will be the products of a long and varied career of service, creativity and vision, and who has achieved widespread professional recognition and respect.