Changi Airport still the world’s best airport, says survey
Singapore’s Changi Airport remains as the World’s Best Airport this year and also the Best Airport in Leisure Amenities, according to an annual global survey of air travelers.
This is the airport’s fourth straight lead in the said survey, according to Channel News Asia’s report. Indeed, this the seventh time in 16 years that the airport picked up the prestigious title at the World Airport Awards ceremony held at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Cologne, Germany last Tuesday.
Not only did Changi top the World’s Best Airport and Best Airport in Leisure amenities, the airport is also Asia’s Best Airport this year. The airport also ranked fourth in World’s Cleanest Airport and third in Best Airport in Shopping and Best Airport in Dining. Likewise, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport was bestowed the title as the World’s Best Airport Hotel in 2015 and 2016, according to Today Online.
Skytrax, a London-based consultancy firm that annually administers an airline and airport review and ranking site, published a survey of 13.25 million travellers from across 106 nationalities, and included 550 airports worldwide.
South Korea’s Incheon International Airport was in second place, followed by Germany’s Munich Airport, Tokyo International Airport (Haneda), Hong Kong International Airport, Chubu Centrair Nagoya in Japan, Zurich Airport in Switzerland, Heathrow Airport in United Kingdom, Kansai International Airport in Japan, and Hamad International Airport in Qatar.
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