Doha’s Hamad International Airport landed the top spot for this year’s ranking list. The United Kingdom-based- consultancy Skytrax, announced its annual ranking of the World’s Top 100 Airport. Dethroning Singapore Changi Airport after eight years. Meanwhile, the airport climbs the spot after being in the third spot last year. The award significantly recognizes every airport’s effort in adapting and meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moreover, aside from hailing as the best airport. Hamad International Airport also won Best Airport in the Middle East, the World’s Best Airport in the 25 to 35 million Passenger category, and for the Best Airport Staff in the Middle East.
Hamad International is the best airport in the world
Additionally, Skytrax, Edward Plaisted expresses her delight as per the announcement of this year’s list.
“We are delighted to announce that Hamad International Airport has been voted the World’s Best Airport 2021”
Congratulating Hamad International Airport for its team effort by its management, staff, and stakeholders.
“Hamad International Airport has rapidly become a customer favorite,” he said.
Furthermore, it is an international airport for Doha, the capital city of Qatar. It has been described as the most architecturally significant terminal complex in the world. As well as being the most luxurious. It has also been a hub for Qatar, Airways.
“Hamad International Airport was undeterred by the global travel disruptions and continued with its expansion plans while introducing additional airport health and safety standards,” he added.
For this year’s ranking list. Here is the list of airports that made it in the top ten spots.
- Hamad International Airport
- Tokyo Haneda Airport
- Singapore Changi Airport
- Incheon International Airport
- Narita International Airport
- Munich Airport
- Zurich Airport
- London Heathrow Airport
- Kansai International Airport
- Hong Kong International Airport
Meanwhile, Tokyo Haneda Airport bagged several major awards. Such as the Best Airport in Asia, World’s Best Domestic Airport, World’s Best Airport Cleanliness, and Best Airport PRM / Accessible Facilities.
Singapore’s frequent winner Changi Airport also won major awards. It took the awards of World’s Best Airport in the 10 to 15 million Passenger category, World’s Best Airport Staff, and Best Airport Staff in Asia.
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