Hamad International Airport in Qatar has been named the World’s Best Airport for the second year running in the 2022 Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards in Paris. While Brisbane Airport has been voted the Best Airport in Australia/Pacific and more.
Other significant winners included Singapore Changi Airport, winning awards for the World’s Best Airport Staff Service and the World’s Best Airport Dining; Istanbul Airport won the awards for the World’s Best Airport Shopping and the Most Family-Friendly Airport.
For Australia, Brisbane Airport took out the gongs for the Best Airport in Australia/Pacific, Best Airport Staff in Australia/Pacific and the Cleanest Airport in Australia & Pacific awards.
Tokyo Haneda Airport won awards as the World’s Cleanest Airport, the World’s Best Domestic Airport, the Best Airport in Asia and the Best Airport PRM & Accessible Facilities.
Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, Chief Operating Officer at Hamad International Airport, said: “We are thrilled that Qatar’s main gateway to the world has once again been named the world’s best airport at the 2022 World Airport Awards – adding another milestone achievement to HIA’s history.”
Here’s the complete top 10. Which Airports on this list are your favourites?
1. Doha Hamad International Airport
Hamad International Airport is the international airport for Doha, the capital city of Qatar.
As the hub for Qatar Airways, the Airport has been described as the most architecturally significant terminal complex in the world, as well as being the most luxurious.
The audit assessed the effectiveness of HIA’s COVID-19 policies and measures in providing a safe environment and recognised the Airport’s commitment to operational excellence and passenger well-being.
As Qatar is preparing to welcome thousands of visitors during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, HIA, the Official Airport Partner for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, is ready to create memorable experiences for football fans across the globe.
The Airport will host extraordinary fan activations across its terminal and ensure seamless connectivity throughout the Airport.
With its first phase, HIA’s expansion aims to boost its capacity to accommodate 58 million passengers annually by the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. The second phase will commence post-FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and serve 60 million passengers annually.
2. Tokyo Haneda
Tokyo Haneda International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports and is Japan’s busiest airport, being located less than 30 minutes south of central Tokyo.
The Airport has three terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and the International Terminal 3, and it is perfect for hopping on the train and Olympics sprinting to downtown Tokyo in no time.
3. Singapore Changi
Singapore Changi Airport is still one of the busiest passenger hubs for Southeast Asia and is renowned for its unrivalled passenger experiences as a ‘mini-city.’
And let’s not forget the insane Changi Jewel. Rising five storeys above ground and five below, Jewel is home to many breathtaking attractions, over 280 retail and dining outlets and more than a few world-firsts.
4. Tokyo Narita
5. Seoul Incheon
Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea and one of the busiest airports in the world. It’s also a former winner of the Airport of the Year title at the World Airport Awards.
6. Paris CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the largest international airport in France. The Airport serves as the principal hub for Air France. Opened in 1974, it is named after statesman Charles de Gaulle.
With over 150 retail stores and some 50 places where you can eat and drink, it’s like a city centre, offering travellers and visitors plenty to see and do.
Istanbul Airport is the main international airport serving Istanbul, Turkey, and is the primary hub of Turkish Airlines.
The airport currently has one terminal in service for domestic and international flights.
Kansai International Airport opened in 1994 and has become an important international hub for Japan, providing one of the largest networks for both domestic and international routes with 24-hour operations.
The World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry, voted by customers in the largest annual global airport customer satisfaction survey.
They are regarded as the quality benchmark for the world airport industry, assessing customer service and facilities across over 550 airports.
For more, head to www.worldairportawards.com
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