The prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards were held in Stockholm, Sweden, last week. And the best airport award was bagged by Singapore's Changi airport.
The fascinating thing is that Singapore has topped the list for the sixth year in a row.
Talking about the grand-event, Edward Plaisted, CEO of UK-based Skytrax, said in a statement,
To be voted the World's Best Airport for the sixth consecutive year is a fabulous achievement for Changi Airport, and this award yet again demonstrates the airport's popularity with international air travelers. The distributions of these awards are based on millions of airport passenger surveys and have been dubbed "the Oscars of the aviation industry.
An amazing thing about the Changi Airport is that last year, the airport has managed to serve 60 million passengers across 100 countries. It saw 5,000 arrivals and departures a week, connecting customers to over 200 destinations.
The airport not just provides convenience to the passenger related to flight queries, it actually has two 24-hour movie theaters that play latest blockbusters for free. Other amenities include a rooftop swimming pool and a sunflower garden.
Here are the top 10 airports that made it to the list of 2018 Skytrax World Airport Awards:
1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Incheon International Airport (Seoul, South Korea)
3. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
4. Hong Kong International Airport
5. Hamad International Airport (Doha, Qatar)
6. Munich Airport (Germany)
7. Chubu Centrair Nagoya (Japan)
8. London Heathrow Airport
9. Zurich Airport (Switzerland)
10. Frankfurt Airport (Germany)
The award list is not just limited to the best airports in the world. There were 100 such awards that were categorized under 15 to 17 segments like ‘world’s cleanest airport’, ‘world’s most improved airport', to name a few.
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