World’s best airports revealed as Heathrow slips out of top 10

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The world’s greatest airports have been introduced within the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards, with Qatar’s Doha Hamad Worldwide taking the highest spot for the second 12 months operating.

In the meantime, the UK’s essential aviation hub, Heathrow Airport, slipped out of the highest 10 solely, going from quantity eight in final 12 months’s rankings to quantity 13 within the newest listing.

The listing is predicated on buyer votes, compiled from a buyer satisfaction survey annually, which asks passengers to rank the amenities at 550 airports worldwide.

Doha’s airport was adopted by Tokyo Haneda, Singapore Changi, Tokyo Narita and Seoul Incheon in a high 5 dominated by Asian nations.

The Qatari hub knocked Singapore Changi airport off the highest spot in 2021, after the latter had been topped the world’s greatest eight years operating.

The highest 10 was rounded out by Paris Charles de Gaulle, Munich, Istanbul, Zurich and Japan’s Kansai airport, close to Osaka.

Each of Tokyo’s airports have made the highest 5 the final two years, and the highest 10 the previous 4 years operating.

Dubai’s airport ranks slightly below Heathrow at quantity 14, whereas Auckland and Sydney’s essential airports are approach down the rankings at 40 and 41 respectively.

Brisbane was the best ranked Australian airport at quantity 22.

London Gatwick is at quantity 69, the one different UK airport represented within the high 100 worldwide.

In the meantime Alicante, Iceland’s Keflavik and Palma de Mallorca characterize numbers 98, 99 and 100.

The winners have been introduced on the Passenger Terminal Expo in Paris on Thursday.

“While airports worldwide continued to be impacted by the pandemic all through 2021, Hamad Worldwide Airport served 17.1 million passengers in 2021 and continued with its enlargement plans,” stated Skytrax CEO Edward Plaisted.

“We’re thrilled that Qatar’s essential gateway to the world has as soon as once more been named the world’s greatest airport on the 2022 World Airport Awards – including one other milestone achievement to HIA’s historical past,” stated Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, the chief working officer at Hamad Worldwide.

“Our dedication and repair excellence continues to be a benchmark within the aviation business because of our workers and stakeholders’ dedication and dedication – as all of us look ahead to a fair brighter 12 months forward.”

World’s 10 greatest airports 2022

  1. Doha Hamad Worldwide, Qatar
  2. Tokyo Haneda, Japan
  3. Singapore Changi, Singapore
  4. Tokyo Narita, Japan
  5. Seoul Incheon, South Korea
  6. Paris Charles de Gaulle, France
  7. Munich, Germany
  8. Istanbul, Turkey
  9. Zurich, Switzerland
  10. Kansai Worldwide, Japan
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