Greatest airport on this planet? Singapore’s Changi Airport, says Skytrax – EAST AUTO NEWS

Greatest airport on this planet? Singapore’s Changi Airport, says Skytrax

Singapore’s Changi Airport has been named the “world’s greatest airport” for a document twelfth time.

Town-state’s airport reclaimed the title within the “World Airport Awards 2023” introduced yesterday by the air transport analysis agency Skytrax.

Changi Airport had beforehand gained first place in Skytrax’s annual rating for seven consecutive years from 2013 to 2020, however positioned behind Doha’s Hamad Worldwide Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport for the previous two years.

World vacationers representing greater than 100 nationalities participated within the Skytrax survey, which additionally named Singapore’s Changi Airport because the:

  • Greatest Airport in Asia
  • World’s Greatest Airport — Eating, and
  • World’s Greatest Airport — Leisure Facilities.

Prospects rated airports based on many elements, together with purchasing, check-in, arrivals, transfers and safety and immigration.

Changi Airport’s newly revamped Terminal 2 departure corridor.

Changi Airport Group

Doha’s Hamad Worldwide Airport got here in second, adopted by Tokyo’s Haneda Airport in third and Incheon Worldwide Airport in fourth. Japan had two airports within the prime 10 this yr, with Narita Worldwide Airport coming in ninth.

Different prime spots had been crammed by the primary airports in Paris (fifth), Istanbul (sixth), Munich (seventh) and Zurich (eighth). The entire airports in final yr’s prime 10 checklist made a reappearance besides Osaka’s Kansai Worldwide Airport, which was changed by Spain’s Madrid-Barajas Airport (tenth).

The “Chandelier” is a 16-meter tall play construction that kids can climb on in Changi Airport’s Terminal 4.

Changi Airport Group

The Skytrax survey additionally ranked airports on different metrics. The “world’s greatest airport workers” might be present in Seoul’s Incheon Worldwide Airport, whereas China’s Shenzhen Bao’an Worldwide Airport gained “world’s most improved airport.”

What to find out about Changi Airport

Changi Airport has now gained greater than 660 “Greatest Airport” awards because it opened in 1981. The airport plans to develop the capability of its Terminal 2 constructing by 5 million passengers per yr, and has begun upgrading works which can be scheduled for completion by 2024.

Throughout its 4 terminals, Changi Airport options gymnasium and bathe services, napping areas, a 16-meter tall kids’s play construction and a swimming pool that overlooks a runway.

Terminal 1 hyperlinks on to the 10-story retail advanced Jewel Changi Airport, which has seven themed gardens, a forest valley of greater than 2,000 bushes and the world’s tallest indoor waterfall.

Passengers in entrance of shops furnished to seem like Peranakan shophouses in Terminal 4.

Changi Airport Group

Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted stated the win “underline[s] the airport’s recognition with worldwide air vacationers,” who’ve returned to about 80% of pre-Covid 19 ranges, he stated.

Extra on Changi Airport

  • Annual dealing with capability of 85 million passengers
  • Serves greater than 90 airways and connects Singapore to 140 cities worldwide
  • In 2022, its prime 5 passenger markets had been Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Thailand
  • Its life-style part, Jewel, has gained 25 awards since opening in 2019
Greatest airport on this planet? Singapore’s Changi Airport, says Skytrax – EAST AUTO NEWS


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