2005 Gala Awards

Wright Brothers Memorial Award

Gordon Bethune
Former Chairman, Continental Airlines

GMAA’s premiere award is presented each year to a Floridian whose substantial contribution to the aviation industry reflects favorably on the aviation community and the state of Florida.

Mansour Rasnavad

Corporate Achievement Award

B. Ben Baldanza
President and COO, Spirit Airlines

Jacob M. Schorr
Chairman and CEO, Spirit Airlines

This award recognizes the contributions of a corporation to the aviation industry and the South Florida community through industry leadership, education, civic or charitable work.