Uganda Airlines has won ch-aviation’s ‘World’s Youngest Fleet Award 2022’ for the second year running. The national carrier of Uganda’s fleet has an average age of only 1.95 years. CMB Financial leasing has also been recognized for the youngest aircraft portfolio.
On Tuesday (January 18, 2022), airline industry data, intelligence and news provider, ch-aviation, announced that Uganda Airlines has received their ‘World’s Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award 2022’ for the second year in a row, Uganda’s national carrier's fleet has an average age of only 1.95 years. For the first time, this year ch-aviation also recognized aircraft leasing companies with the ‘ch-aviation World’s Youngest Aircraft Portfolio Award 2022.’ The winner of this new accolade is CMB Financial leasing, with an average aircraft age of 3.91 years. These awards were established to honor airlines and lessors who maintain young and efficient aircraft, significantly contributing to the future of sustainable aviation and the reduction in CO2 emissions. Ch-aviation maintains an extensive aircraft fleet database consisting of over 4,700 active airlines, more than 65,000 aircraft and 1,000 lessors worldwide.
In Today’s announcement, ch-aviation’s CEO, Thomas Jaeger, said,
“The ch-aviation Youngest Aircraft Fleet Award recognises Airlines and Aircraft Leasing companies worldwide that operate young fleets and manage young portfolios, respectively. The efficient newer aircraft generations are vital for lowering CO2 emissions and making flying more environmentally friendly, and we commend the winners for their effort. It is essential to say that this award is entirely based on non-manipulable fleet data. There is no jury or any other subjective parameter involved.”
For over 20 years, Stansstad, Switzerland based ch-aviation has provided accurate data and news on the airline industry, providing global decision-makers with current and relevant airline intelligence. The company’s database offers in-depth information on all aspects of the aviation industry, including airlines, airports, lessors, industry contacts and more.