Camille Allaz, former Executive Vice President Cargo for Air
Mr. Allaz has been selected as the 2011 recipient of this prestigious award for his innovative leadership in the air cargo industry and for his contribution in creating one of the best historical guides to the growth and importance of our industry. During his tenure as Senior Vice President of Air France Cargo, it developed as one of the world’s leading air cargo airlines and, in 1997, he was placed on the TIACA ‘Roll of Honor’ for his work with the airline.
After earning a degree in Political Sciences and Law from the
Throughout his tenure with Air
Since his retirement, Mr. Allaz has written ‘The History of Air Cargo and Airmail from the 18th Century’, originally written in French in 1998 and co-published in English by TIACA in 2004. The content charts the development of the industry to the modern day. His historical research has been described as brilliant ensuring no aspect of the development of airmail or cargo escaped Mr. Allaz’ discerning eye. He is a true scholar, having the ability to fit his research into the general framework of political, military, economic and aviation history.
Mr. Allaz was awarded the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, the highest Civilian decoration in
He continues sharing his knowledge by teaching at colleges and universities.