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Asia tops Best airports of 2017 at World Airport Awards

Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport dropped two notches to 38th, from 36 in the Best airports of 2017 ranking unveiled at World Airport Awards

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Singapore Changi Airport has been named as the World’s Best Airport by air travellers for the fifth consecutive year, at the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards.

Attending the awards ceremony were the CEO’s, Chairmen, Presidents and Top management from airports across the globe.

Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport dropped two notches to 38th, from 36 in the previous ranking.

1. SINGAPORE CHANGI AIRPORT

Singapore Changi Airport connects customers to over 200 destinations worldwide, with 5000 arrivals and departures a week by 80 international airlines.

Mr Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group
“To be named the World’s Best Airport by Skytrax for the fourth year running is a significant achievement for Changi Airport and a clear affirmation that we continue to hit the right notes in our pursuit of service excellence. “

2. TOKYO INT’L AIRPORT HANEDA

Boasting both domestic and international terminals, Tokyo International Airport Haneda plays a very important role in furthering Japan’s development as a tourism-oriented nation

3. INCHEON INT’L AIRPORT

Incheon International Airport is the largest airport in South Korea and one of the busiest airports in the world. It is a former winner of the Airport of the Year title at the World Airport Awards.

4. MUNICH AIRPORT

Munich Airport is the second busiest airport in Germany and the secondary hub for Lufthansa German Airlines. Munich Airport has connections to destinations all over the world, but much more besides. With over 150 retail stores and some 50 places where you can eat and drink, it’s like a city center, offering travelers and visitors plenty to see and do.

5. HONG KONG INT’L AIRPORT

Hong Kong International Airport serves over 100 airlines operating flights to about 180 locations worldwide, including 44 destinations on the Chinese Mainland. It is a former, multiple winner of the Airport of the Year title at the World Airport Awards.

 

The World’s Top 50 Airports – 2017

1 Singapore Changi 1
2 Tokyo Intl Haneda 4
3 Incheon Intl Airport 2
4 Munich Airport 3
5 Hong Kong Intl Airport 5
6 Hamad Intl Airport 10
7 Centrair Nagoya 6
8 Zurich Airport 7
9 Heathrow Airport 8
10 Frankfurt Airport 12
11 Amsterdam Schiphol 13
12 Kansai Intl Airport 9
13 Vancouver Airport 14
14 Narita Airport 11
15 Copenhagen Airport 18
16 Brisbane Airport 17
17 Helsinki Airport 15
18 Shanghai Hongqiao 34
19 Cape Town Airport 22
20 Dubai Airport 26
21 Taiwan Taoyuan Airport 20
22 Auckland Airport 21
23 Sydney Airport 23
24 Vienna Airport 29
25 Beijing Capital Airport 16
26 Cincinnati/Kentucky 32
27 Hamburg Airport 40
28 Denver Airport 28
29 Cologne / Bonn Airport 19
30 Melbourne Airport 25
31 Madrid-Barajas Airport 31
32 Paris Cdg Airport 33
33 Barcelona Airport 27
34 Kuala Lumpur Airport 24
35 King Shaka Airport 35
36 London City Airport 41
37 Johannesburg 30
38 Bangkok Suvarnabhumi 36
39 San Francisco Airport 37
40 Dusseldorf Airport 39
41 Hartsfield-Jackson 43
42 Bogota Airport 46
43 Toronto Pearson Airport 44
44 Soekarno-Hatta Airport 63
45 Xi’an Airport 48
46 Dallas/Fort Worth 58
47 Gimpo Airport 42
48 Haikou Meilan Airport 52
49 Abu Dhabi Airport 38
50 Gold Coast Airport 55

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