No matter the reason, we all want an enjoyable experience when it comes to airports and travel. There are countless services that will help a traveler have a trouble-free and most satisfying trip. Making airports and all their services a crucial part of any journey.
Have you ever wondered what airports top the list of the best of the best? We’re all in luck, because it’s that time of year again. When Skytrax releases its 2015 top 100 airports awards. The World Airport Awards put on by Skytrax is “the largest, annual global airport customer satisfaction survey.” Voted on by over 13 million airline customers during a nine month stretch; it’s considered one of the more influential and respected industry honors. This impartial and independent survey, took into consideration travel experiences by way of airport services and products. Looking at more than 400 airports worldwide and based on overall satisfaction when it comes to security, check-in, transfers, arrivals, shopping and immigration. Also known as the Passengers Choice Awards, the winners received their honors in Barcelona, Spain at the Passenger Terminal EXPO on March 11th.
Top Airports in 2015…Bits and Bites…
So what airports landed on top?
Coming in at #1 in the top spot of Top 100 Airports, is the Singapore Changi Airport for an impressive third year in a row. In addition they won the award for Best Airport for Leisure Amenities.
Landing at the #2 spot behind the Singapore Changi Airport was Incheon International Airport. In addition they walked away with Best Airport Terminal Cleanliness and Best International Transit.
Unfortunately North America didn’t have any airports that ranked in the top ten. Landing in at #11 is the Vancouver International Airport. Falling slightly in the rankings from last year’s #9 spot.
London Heathrow Airport collected three honors, World’s Best Airport Shopping, Best Airport in Western Europe and World’s Best Airport Terminal (T5).
The honor for Best Airport in Northern Europe went to the Copenhagen Airport.
For a second year in a row the Auckland Airport won Best Airport in in Australia and Pacific region. And the Gold Coast Airport won Best Regional Airport in Australia and Pacific region.
Ranked #3 of top 100 airports the Munich Airport also received honors for Best Airport in Central Europe and Best Airport in Europe.
World Top Airports 2015 and the Winners are…
The Skytrax World Airport Awards Top Ten Airports are:
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
Information and logo picture courtesy of Skytrax Research and the World Airport Awards.