For the third year running, Changi Airport Singapore was voted the world’s Best Airport at the 2015 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Barcelona, Spain. This year’s Skytrax 2015 World Airport Awards are divided between Asian and European airports. Not a single US airport managed to crack the top 10.
Vienna International Airport celebrated success in the most competitive category by winning the award for the Best Airport Staff Service in Europe. Vancouver International Airport continued it’s dominance by again being named by customers as the Best Airport in North America. Sanya Phoenix International Airport collected the accolade as the World’s Best Airport VIP Terminal for the second year running.
Changi Airport enjoyed double success at the Awards receiving the award as Best Airport for Leisure Amenities. The vast array of leisure and entertainment facilities are a unique, stand-out feature for Changi Airport, and underline the dedication of this airport to ensure maximum levels of passenger satisfaction.
“To win this prestigious award three years in succession is a remarkable achievement for Changi Airport Singapore, and underlines its popularity amongst air travellers as the world’s Best Airport,” said Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax. “Changi Airport lives up to its reputation as the world’s Best Airport and rather than dwell on earlier success, the airport continues to innovate and concentrate on making the customer experience in the airport environment the most enjoyable. It is therefore no surprise to see it named again by global travellers as the world’s favourite airport. Changi Airport offers today’s airport customers real delights and surprises that are in many instances quite unique.”
The world’s best airports 2015 according to Skytrax:
1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Incheon International Airport
3. Munich Airport
4. Hong Kong International Airport
5. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
6. Zurich Airport
7. Central Japan International Airport
8. London Heathrow Airport
9. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
10. Beijing Capital International Airport
Here are the world’s cleanest airports:
1. Incheon International Airport
2. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
3. Centrair Nagoya
4. Kansai International Airport
5. Singapore Changi
6. Tokyo Narita
7. Hong Kong International Airport
8. Zurich Airport
9. Copenhagen Airport
10. Helsinki Airport.
THE WORLD’S BEST AIRPORT HOTELS
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport was named the World’s Best Airport Hotel, a category previously dominated by Regal Airport Hong Kong who were placed 2nd in this year’s
Hilton Munich Airport wins the Award as the Best Airport Hotel in Europe, with the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain named the Best Airport Hotel in the Middle East.
Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport wins the award as Best Airport Hotel in China, and The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel is a repeat winner as the Best Airport Hotel in North America.
Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport is the Best Airport Hotel in Australia/Pacific, and InterContinental Hotel Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport the Best Airport Hotel in Africa.
World’s Most Improved Airport: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport;
World’s Best Airport Dining: Hong Kong International Airport;
World’s Best Airport Security: Tokyo Haneda Airport;
World’s Best Airport Shopping: Heathrow Airport;
World’s Best Airport for Leisure Amenities: Singapore Changi;
World’s Best Airport Staff: Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.