The race to find the fastest airline in the world
11:00hrs Saturday 2 September 2017
10km or 5km races
€30 (per runner)
€50 (after 31 July 2017)
Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0: “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World”
Budapest Airport Runway 13R-31L, Saturday 2 September 2017: Budapest Airport and anna.aero have confirmed this year’s air transport industry’s premier charity-sportive event – “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World” – will take place at 11.00 on Saturday 2 September 2017 on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L. Runners from airlines, airports and enterprises across the aviation community will once again take part annual 10k race, now in its fifth year.
Aer Lingus once again officially “The Fastest Airline in the World”
A determined team of 20 Aer Lingus runners raced down Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L last September to resoundingly reclaim the title of ‘The Fastest Airline in the World’ in the air transport industry charity race, beating a dozen other airline teams and snatching the title back from reigning champions SWISS.
All entry fees – just €30 before July 2017 – are donated to cancer charities, and other child-focussed good causes. Comprising of two race distances – 10km (four runway lengths) and 5km (a distance manageable even by first-time runners) – the run is open to all individuals and teams in the aviation community, followed by a superb barbecue on the terrace of Budapest Airport’s historic former Terminal 1 overlooking the re-opened runway.
Budapest Airport-anna.aero trophies 2016 were awarded to::
- Fastest Airline Team ‘The Fastest Airline in the World’: Aer Lingus
- Fastest Airline CEO: Lászlo Molnár, ASL Airlines
- Fastest Airport CEO: Ralf Schmid, Allgäu Airport Memmingen
- Fastest Airport Team: ‘The Fastest Airport in the World’: Wroclaw Airport
- Media: ‘Fastest Media Team’: divány.hu
- Concessionaires: ‘Fastest Airport Concessionaire Team’: Çelebi Ground Handling
- Enterprises: ‘Fastest Aviation Enterprises Team’: Airbus
- Military: ‘Fastest Military Aviator Prize’: Dustin Dixon, USAF
What they said about Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 2016 (sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways)
“Close to 1,000 runners from across the international aviation community took part, helping to promote our airport and this fantastic city while allowing us to donate 100% of entrance fees to the benefiting charities. This event is firmly and truly established as a winning formula for all.”
Jost Lammers – CEO, Budapest Airport
“Congratulations to all involved from across our airline in delivering a great team performance in such style, you’ve done Aer Lingus proud and helped a great charitable cause along the way.”
Stephen Kavanagh – CEO, Team Aer Lingus, Fastest Airline Team 2014 & 2016
“We run for run, and we run to be able to donate to charity…to win ‘Fastest Airport Team’ a second time is an added bonus.”
Jaroslaw Sztucki – Team Captain, Wroclaw Airport, Fastest Airport Team 2015 & 2016
“What a super event with great organisation! We are so happy to be a part of it and to be able to support the charities. We have to be back next year!”
Sinead Cormican – Team Captain, Airbus, Main Title Sponsor and Fastest Aviation Enterprise 2016
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