Geoffrey Thomas, founder, and Editor-in-Chief of AirlineRatings.com has been honored for his 50-year contribution to aerospace journalism with a major award in London.
Mr. Thomas received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to aerospace journalism and publishing at the Aerospace Media Awards, presented at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London.
The judges cited his almost five decades of coverage of the aviation industry, which included 42 awards and 11 books.
In 2009 Thomas had the dual honor of being named the Aerospace Journalist of the Year at the Leadership Forum in Paris, while also being named the Australasian Aviation Journalist of the Year by the National Aviation Press Club.
“Geoffrey has appeared in four aviation investigative documentaries and is a consultant to and participant in Air Crash Investigation, and he has appeared extensively on CNN and the BBC,” the judges said.
“Recently Geoffrey was a significant commentator in The Age of Aerospace documentary series celebrating Boeing’s 100th year.”
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