CVG Named 2020 Air Cargo Excellence Award Winner

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport was named the top cargo airport. 

(New York, N.Y.) - Air Cargo World  announced the winners of the 2020 Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Awards on Wednesday, April 7. 

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport was named the top cargo airport. 

The annual awards are based on the Air Cargo Excellence Survey. The Air Cargo Excellence Survey surveys more than 1,700 market participants to determine the top cargo carriers and airports in the world.

Awards are presented annually to the airlines and airports achieving the highest scores in the survey based on multiple performance factors. 

“We are pleased to congratulate Korean Air, CVG and all the 2020 award winners,” said JJ Hornblass, Publisher of Air Cargo World. “We present these awards to foster excellence in the industry, and we applaud Korean Air and CVG for setting a high bar for air cargo.”

Among air carriers, Diamond, Platinum and Gold status are awarded to the top performers. Awards are given based on a composite score of Customer Service, Performance and Value in each of two tonnage categories.

Among airports, Diamond, Platinum and Gold status was awarded to the top three performers. Awards are given based on a composite score of Performance, Value and Facilities in each of three tonnage categories.

In the 1 million or more tonnes category, CVG received the Diamond Award. 

“As air cargo’s largest-circulation magazine, Air Cargo World is uniquely able to successfully survey the industry to determines it top participants,” Hornblass said. “Today’s coronavirus crisis shows the unique value and importance of global air cargo. The ACE Awards underscore the best of this crucial industry – it is their excellence that makes air cargo soar.”

See a full list of winners at

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