Changi Airport wins World's Best Airport Award for the fifth year running

Dan Boivin chair of the Metropolitan Airports Commission with the plaque

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has been named as having the world's best airport staff in the 2017 World Airport Awards organized by Skytrax, a British consultancy that runs an airline and airport review and ranking site.

As well as winning this award, Changi also took top place in the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities at the ceremony which was held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Amsterdam yesterday.

The Skytrax World Airport Awards - a global benchmark of airport excellence, and widely known as the Passengers Choice Awards - are among the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry, and are compiled through the largest, annual global airport customer satisfaction survey.

The winners of these prestigious awards were announced after an impartial and independent customer survey conducted based on 13.02 million customer nominations across 112 nationalities of air travelers, and included 550 airports worldwide.

Following from victories in 2011 and 2012, Hamburg Airport has won the famous Skytrax World Award in the "Best Regional Airport Europe" category for the third time showing, once again, Hamburg's leading position amongst Europe's non-hub airports. Within the World's Cleanest Airports category, Asian airports accounted for 8 of the top 10 contenders interrupted only by Zurich and Doha.

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The Skytrax awards mark the fifth global passenger-driven award received by Billy Bishop Airport this month. KIAB was previously recognised as the Best Airport in India by SKYTRAX in 2011 and Best Regional Airport in Central Asia in 2015. While we expand our facilities to serve more passengers in the coming years, we will continue to work closely with all our airport partners to further enhance the Changi Experience.

Singapore's Changi Airport was voted the number one airport for the fifth consecutive year.

"For an airport that is less than three years old, this is truly a great achievement and underlines the excellent service and facilities that HIA provides to customers, Plaisted said".

Taoyuan also finished in the list of the world's cleanest airports, at No.4, behind Tokyo's Haneda, Incheon and Centrair in Nagoya, Japan, respectively.

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