Changi Airport wins Skytrax’s World’s Best Airport Awards 2017

Mr Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group (left) receiving the Skytrax World's Best Airport Award from Mr Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax (right).

Mr Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group (left) receiving the Skytrax World’s Best Airport Award from Mr Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax (right).

Amsterdam, 16 March 2017 – Changi Airport in Singapore achieved great success at the 2017 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year. Changi Airport also scooped the award for the Best Airport Leisure Amenities. The awards were held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 14th March 2017.
The top 10 rankings for the World’s Best Airport Award in 2017:
1 Changi Airport Singapore
2 Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
3 Incheon International Airport
4 Munich Airport
5 Hong Kong International Airport
6 Hamad International Airport
7 Central Japan International Airport
8 Zurich Airport
9 London Heathrow Airport
10 Frankfurt Airport
Mr Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group said, “Winning the Skytrax World’s Best Airport Award for the fifth consecutive year is immense encouragement to our 50,000-strong airport community at Changi Airport, every one of whom is passionate about delivering the most memorable airport experience to our passengers. This recognition affirms our service belief which we have held steadfast all these years – putting passengers at the heart of all we do. While we expand our facilities to serve more passengers in the coming years, we will continue to work closely with all our airport partners to further enhance the Changi Experience. We share this honour with the Changi Airport community and the many government agencies whom we work closely with. Without their support, we could not have achieved this. Above all, to all of our passengers, thank you for your vote of confidence!”
Mr Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: “to be voted the world’s Best Airport for the fifth consecutive year is a remarkable achievement for Changi Airport, and underlines the airport’s popularity with international air travellers. Changi Airport continues to innovate product and service facilities for customers, and is making the travel experience at the airport enjoyable and relaxing. This award is very much a collective recognition for all staff at the airport who contribute to the success of Changi Airport operations.”
Changi Airport also received the awards for the World’s Best Airport Leisure Amenities, and the Best Airport in Asia.