Aviation

Australia snubbed in Skytrax World’s best airports awards

Daisy Melwani

Does it come as any surprise that Australian airports have missed out on any of the latest Skytrax best airport awards?

Asian airports dominate the list, with their cleanliness, shopping, eateries and general pleasantness, with Singapore’s Changi Airport taking out the top gong as rated by air travellers for the fifth consecutive year.

The awards, revealed last night in Amsterdam, was attended by all the top wigs from airports across the globe.

Here’s the run down:

The World’s Top 10 Airports

  1. Singapore Changi Airport
  2. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
  3. Incheon International Airport
  4. Munich Airport
  5. Hong Kong International Airport
  6. Hamad International Airport
  7. Chubu Centrair Nagoya
  8. Zurich Airport
  9. London Heathrow Airport
  10. Frankfurt Airport

To view the full result details, visit the Airport Awards Website

The World’s Cleanest Airports

  1. Tokyo Haneda
  2. Seoul Incheon
  3. Centrair Nagoya
  4. Taiwan Taoyuan
  5. Tokyo Narita
  6. Singapore Changi
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Zurich
  9. Kansai Osaka
  10. Doha Hamad

The World’s Most Improved Airports

  1. Soekarno–Hatta
  2. Hamad Doha
  3. Houston IAH
  4. Delhi
  5. Haikou Meilan
  6. Guangzhou
  7. Phoenix
  8. Tokyo Narita
  9. Paris CDG
  10. Los Angeles

The World’s Best Airport Hotels

  1. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
  2. Pullman Guangzhou Airport
  3. Hong Kong Sky City Marriott
  4. Hilton Munich Airport
  5. Regal Airport Hong Kong
  6. Langham Place Beijing
  7. Fairmont Vancouver Airport
  8. Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain
  9. Hilton Frankfurt Airport
  10. Sofitel Heathrow

The World’s Best Airport Staff Service

  1. Taiwan Taoyuan
  2. Seoul Incheon
  3. Tokyo (Haneda)
  4. Singapore Changi
  5. Central Japan
  6. Kansai
  7. Kuala Lumpur
  8. Narita
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Vienna

The World’s Best Airports for Dining

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Singapore Changi
  3. Tokyo Narita
  4. Seoul Incheon
  5. Doha Hamad
  6. Kansai Osaka
  7. Centrair Nagoya
  8. London Heathrow
  9. Houston
  10. Munich

The World’s Best Regional Airports

  1. Centrair Nagoya
  2. Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky
  3. Hamburg
  4. Denver
  5. Cologne / Bonn
  6. Durban King Shaka
  7. London City
  8. Dusseldorf
  9. Xi’an
  10. Gimpo

The World’s Best Airport Shopping

  1. London Heathrow
  2. Seoul Incheon
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Singapore Changi
  5. Doha Hamad
  6. Dubai
  7. Amsterdam Schiphol
  8. Paris CDG
  9. Frankfurt
  10. Zurich

Best Airports by Passenger numbers

Tokyo Haneda Airport
Best Airport 60 million+ passengers

Singapore Changi Airport
Best Airport 50 million+ passengers

Munich Airport
Best Airport 40-50 million passengers

Hamad International Airport
Best Airport 30-40 million passengers

Zurich Airport
Best Airport 20-30 million passengers

Centrair Nagoya
Best Airport 10-20 million passengers

Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky
Best Airport 5-10 million passengers

London City Airport
Best Airport under 5 million passengers

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