Saudi Press

Saudi Arabia and the world
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Doha Hamad Overtakes Singapore Changi as World's Best Airport in Skytrax Awards 2024

In the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2024, Singapore's Changi Airport, which had won the title 12 times, was dethroned as the world's best airport by Doha's Hamad International Airport.
Asia dominated the top spots, with Seoul Incheon Airport coming in third place and being named the most family-friendly airport, while Tokyo's Haneda and Narita airports took fourth and fifth places, respectively.

Hong Kong International Airport (HIA) moved up 22 positions to rank 11th in the world due to a rise in passenger numbers after recovering from Covid-19.

No US airports were in the top 10, with Seattle-Tacoma being the highest ranked at 24th.

Europe had a strong showing, with Paris Charles de Gaulle, Munich, Zurich, and Istanbul maintaining top 10 positions.

New York's JFK fell five places to 93rd, while LaGuardia rose from 57 to 33.

Melbourne remained the top Australian airport in 19th place, and London Heathrow jumped one spot to 21st, with Gatwick up seven to 48.

Japan's Okinawa had the biggest climb, from 199th to 91st position.

HIA, which celebrated its 10th anniversary of operations, was voted Best Airport in the World for a third time.

The Skytrax World Airport Awards rank the world's airports based on customer satisfaction.

Here are the top 10 airports in 2024, with their previous year's rankings in parentheses: 1.

Doha Hamad (2), 2.

Singapore Changi (1), 3.

Seoul Incheon (4), 4.

Tokyo Haneda (3), 5.

Tokyo Narita (9), 6.

Paris CDG (5), 7.

Dubai (17), 8.

Munich (7), 9.

Zurich (8), 10.

Istanbul (6).

The awards are determined by a customer satisfaction survey.

Related Articles

Saudi Press
Death of Iran's President Raisi Stirs Succession Race for Supreme Leader
ICC Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders
Saudi Arabia's Flourishing Venture Capital Sector Attracts International Investments
Saudi Aviation Sector Boosts Economy with $21 Billion Contribution
Blinken orders crackdown on Israel-Hamas leaks
Future Aviation Forum 2024 to Propel Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030
What Happens If an Iranian President Dies in Office?
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Reportedly Killed in Helicopter Crash
Saudi Arabia Advances Procurement and Supply Chain Innovation
Saudi Arabia’s Holdings in US Treasuries Rise to $135.9 Billion
Saudi Arabia Emerges as a Hub for Sustainable Technology Manufacturing
UN General Assembly Approves Palestinian Membership Bid
Teens Forming Friendships with AI Chatbots
WhatsApp Rolls Out Major Redesign
Neuralink's First Brain Implant Experiences Issue
Apple Unveils New iPad Pro with M4 Chip, Misleading AI Claims
OpenAI to Announce Google Search Competitor
Apple Apologizes for Controversial iPad Pro Ad Featuring Instrument Destruction
FedEx Airlines Boeing 767 cargo plane lands on nose at Istanbul Airport
Apple Faces Significant Sales Decline Amid AI Integration Delay
Netanyahu's Firm Stance Amid Rafah Hostage Talks
BlackRock to Establish Saudi Investment Firm
Dubai's New Al Maktoum International Airport: World's Largest with ₹2900 Crores Investment, 5 Runways, and 260 Million Annual Capacity
New UK Laws: Banning Weak Passwords for Internet-Connected Devices to Enhance Cybersecurity
Blinken on Gaza: Ceasefire is Key to Humanitarian Crisis Resolution
UAE Prime Minister Announces $544M for Home Repairs after Historic Rains, Vows to Learn from Experience
Germany Sends New Frigate to Red Sea to Protect Ships Amid Houthi Attacks
Isfahan Explosions: US Media Reports Israel's Retaliatory Strikes on Iran
Four Dead, Dubai Airport Disrupted: UAE's Heaviest Rains in 75 Years Cause Flooding and Flight Chaos
Dubai's Historic Flooding: Homes Ruined, Airport Disrupted Due to Lack of Storm Drains
Meteorologist Warns of 'Weather Wars' Amid Debate over Dubai Rain and Cloud Seeding
Saudi Arabia Leads in Artificial Intelligence Development: Ranked First by Stanford University Index
Dubai's Airport and Roads Disrupted for Third Day Amid Heavy Rain and Flooding: 1,285 Flights Cancelled or Diverted
Doha Hamad Overtakes Singapore Changi as World's Best Airport in Skytrax Awards 2024
Dubai Airports: Stranded Tourists 'Living on Duty Free,' Desperate for Food and Water
Turkish President Erdogan to Host Hamas Leader Haniyeh Amidst Israel Tensions
Creative menu of a Pizza restaurant..
Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in UAE and Oman: 18 Lives Lost
Look at this weather in Dubai. It looks like the end of days
You can be a very successful player, but a player with character is another level!
Come to Dubai, ya Habibi
Stay safe, ya Habibi
Dubai underwater, Influencers are stranded in their Rolls Royces in flooded roads as skies turn black in apocalyptic scenes as storm hits region.
Unprecedented Flooding Disrupts Dubai
Experience the Future of Dining: My Visit to an AI-Powered Burger Joint
Ajman Crown Prince Declares Remote Work Day for Government Employees Due to Weather (Except Essential Jobs)
UK Urges Israel to Avoid Escalation in Iran-Israel Tensions: 'Time to Be Smart'
Iran's New Strategy: Direct Retaliation Against Israel After Damascus Consulate Attack
Saudi Finance Minister to Lead Delegation at IMF-World Bank Meetings: Discussing Global Economic Developments and Saudi Arabia's Three-Year Chairmanship