The World’s Top Airport of 2019: Changi

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One of Changi Airport’s captivating gardens

The Skytrax World Airport Awards were held at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in London on March 27, naming the world’s top airport of 2019: Singapore Changi Airport.

Voted for by international air travelers and one of the most important honors in the airport industry, the Skytrax World Airport Awards named Changi Airport Singapore as the world’s top airport for the seventh consecutive year.

“Changi Airport is very focused on continually improving the customer’s airport experience and innovating with new product and service features,” said Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax, during the ceremony. “The opening of the Jewel Changi Airport in April 2019 looks set to add another unique dimension to the experience for Changi Airport customers.”

The World’s Top 10 Airports of 2019

1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Tokyo Haneda International Airport
3. Incheon International Airport
4. Hamad International Airport
5. Hong Kong International Airport
6. Chubu Centrair International Airport
7. Munich Airport
8. London Heathrow Airport
9. Narita International Airport
10. Zurich Airport

Other Winners at the 2019 Airport Awards

World’s Best Airport Dining : Hong Kong International Airport
World’s Best Airport Hotel : Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
World’s Best Airport Immigration Service : Hong Kong International Airport
World’s Best Airport Leisure Amenities : Changi Airport Singapore
World’s Best Airport Security : Zurich Airport
World’s Best Airport Shopping : London Heathrow Airport
World’s Best Airport Staff : Narita International Airport
World’s Best Airport Terminal : T5, London Heathrow Airport
World’s Cleanest Airport : Tokyo Haneda Airport
World’s Most Improved Airport : Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

View the complete list of winners here.

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Barbara Scofidio is editor of Prevue and heads up the Visionary Summits, our exclusive conference series targeting senior-level meeting and incentive planners. In 25 years of covering the industry, her articles have spanned topics ranging from social media to strategic meetings management. She is currently the media liaison for FICP's Education Committee and was the first member of the media ever to be invited to sit on a committee by GBTA, where she spent three years on the Groups and Meetings Committee. She has also been an active member of Site, chairing its Crystal Awards committee and acting as a judge. A familiar face at industry events, Barbara often leads panel discussions or speaks on topics close to her heart, such as green meetings or how the industry can help combat human trafficking. She is also on the board of ECPAT USA, the human trafficking organization. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.

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