Changi named world’s best airport in Skytrax awards

posted on 28th March 2019 by Justin Burns

Singapore Changi Airport Singapore has retained its crown at the Skytrax World Airport Awards after being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year.

This is the 10th time in the 20 year history of the World Airport Awards that Changi Airport Singapore has been named the World’s Best Airport.

Changi Airport was also the repeat winner of the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities. The awards were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in London, yesterday (27 March).

(The top 10 rankings for the World’s Best Airport Award in 2019:

  1. Singapore Changi Airport
  2. Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
  3. Incheon International Airport
  4. Hamad International Airport (Doha)
  5. Hong Kong International Airport
  6. Central Japan International Airport
  7. Munich Airport
  8. London Heathrow Airport
  9. Narita International Airport
  10. Zurich Airport

Changi Airport Group chief executive officer, Lee Seow Hiang said, “Changi Airport is honoured to be named World’s Best Airport. This achievement was made possible by the strong support from our airport partners. At Changi, we are fortunate to have a large community of immensely dedicated and passionate airport workers who strive to deliver the best experiences to our passengers every single day.”

“We thank our passengers for their continued support. Their vote of confidence motivates us in our pursuit of service excellence and pushes us to continue redefining what an airport can be. As we launch our newest icon Jewel Changi Airport next month (April 2019), we look forward to sharing with passengers and airport visitors the unique Changi Experience in a new way, with an expanded range of world-class facilities, offerings and experiences.”

Skytrax CEO, Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said, “To be voted the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year is a truly fabulous achievement for Changi Airport, and this award continues to underline the airport’s popularity with international air travellers.

“Changi Airport is very focussed on continually improving the customer’s airport experience and innovating with new product and service features. The opening of Jewel Changi Airport in April 2019 looks set to add another unique dimension to the experience for Changi Airport customers. Winning this award as the World’s Best Airport is a very clear recognition of the team effort amongst all staff at the airport who contribute to Changi Airport’s success.”

Changi Airport also won the awards for the World’s Best Airport Leisure Amenities, and the Best Airport in Asia.