Traveling in comfort: the best airports in the world in 2023
The British consulting company Skytrax has released a ranking of the world's best airports in 2023. Find out more about which airports are on the list
On March 15, 2023, an award ceremony for the world's best airports took place in Amsterdam. According to the rating of the consulting company Skytrax, which reviews airlines and airports, Singapore Changi Airport took the first place, and aviation hubs in Tokyo, Paris, Zurich, etc. also got into the rating.
How the analysis was conducted and in more detail about the winners below.
1st place – Changi Airport, Singapore
Singapore's only airport has become the leader of the rating for the 12th time, except for the last two years, when Changi took the 2nd place due to a drop in the number of passengers during the coronavirus pandemic. Experts have named the world's best dining and lounge areas at Changi Airport.
2nd place – Hamad International Airport, Doha
The airport in Doha was the leader of the rating in 2021 and 2022. In 2023, it received the highest number of points for the world's best airport shopping area, as well as being recognized as the best and cleanest airport in the Middle East.
3rd place – Haneda International Airport, Tokyo
As last year, this Japanese airport took third place and was recognized as the cleanest airport in the world.
4th place – Incheon International Airport, Seoul
Seoul Airport's personnel service is recognized as the best in the world, and it has also become a leader in terms of speed and quality of processing immigration documents.
5th place – Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris
Recognized as the best airport in Europe.
6th place – Istanbul International Airport
The air gate of Turkey has been awarded the status of the best airport in Southern Europe and is the most convenient for family travel.
7th place – Munich Airport
Experts named it the best in Central Europe, and noted the professionalism of the airport staff.
8th place – Zurich Airport
The Swiss airport has become the safest in the world.
9th place – Narita International Airport, Tokyo
10th place – Madrid-Barajas Airport
China's Shenzhen Bao'an Airport was named the most improved, while Bahrain International Airport won the top award for the world's best airport baggage handling system.
Also in 2023, a new Art in the Airport Award was introduced, with the Houston Airport System as the winner, with experts honoring two of the organization's airports in Texas: William P. Hobby Airport and George W. Bush Intercontinental Airport.
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How is the research conducted?
When creating the rating, Skytrax conducts a survey of travelers and engages experts. The main evaluation criteria are infrastructure, availability of queues, service and attitude of staff towards passengers.
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