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2024 Skytrax World Airport Awards: Hamad International Airport is Named the Best Airport in the World

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Hamad International Airport (DOH) is a major connecting hub in the Middle East. It boasts of a world-class infrastructure and spacious lounges. With more than 45 million passengers, the airport also witnessed an impressive 31% increase in footfall compared to the previous year. The 2024 Skytrax World Airport Awards has recognized Doha Airport’s achievement and crowned it as the World’s Best Airport for 2024. 

DOH has replaced Singapore’s Changi Airport to top the list of best airports in the world in 2024. Hamad International Airport also maintained the top spot in the World’s Best Airport Shopping category for the second consecutive year. Hub of the popular airline, Qatar Airways, Doha Airport was also adjudged as the Best Airport in the Middle East. Notably, DOH has maintained this position for a solid 10 years now. 

World’s Best Airport for a Reason

For years, Hamad and Changi airports have been vying for the title of the world’s best airport. While Changi Airport has dominated the list in the past, Hamad International Airport emerged victorious this year, continuing its trend from 2022 and 2021.

Doha Airport stands out for its innovative offerings for passengers. The airport provides free city tours for passengers with long layovers, which may have contributed to its high ranking. Many travelers flying to Europe or North America, choose Hamad Airport as their transit hub. No matter if flying through Qatar Airways flights or with any other airline, passengers enjoy the world-class facilities at Doha Airport. All of these help travelers make the most of their layover exploring the DOH airport. 

Skytrax World Airport Awards 2024

This year’s World Airport Awards took place in Germany on April 17 during the Passenger Terminal Expo in Frankfurt. Many major airports in Asia, and Europe are featured in the list of best airports in the world. The top 10 that made it to the Skytrax list are mentioned below:

  1. DOH Airport, Doha 
  2. SIN Airport, Singapore
  3. ICN Airport, Incheon  
  4. HND Airport, Tokyo 
  5. NRT Airport, Tokyo
  6. CDG Airport, Paris
  7. DXB Airport, Dubai
  8. MUC Airport, Munich
  9. ZRH Airport, Zurich
  10. IST Airport, Istanbul

Where do Indian airports rank in Skytrax list of the World’s Best Airports?

Only five Indian airports made it to the top 100 list, Delhi Airport retained the 36th rank, and Mumbai Airport maintained its position within the top 100, dropping to 95th place from 84th last year. Bengaluru Airport climbed to 59th place, while Hyderabad Airport rose to 61st place. Goa’s Manohar International Airport also secured the 92nd spot.

How does Skytrax choose the best airports in the world?

Skytrax selects the best airports in the world by conducting surveys with travelers from over 100 countries. These surveys cover different aspects of the airport experience. These include the quality and variety of food, ease of security procedures, and overall passenger satisfaction. The results help determine the rankings for the Skytrax World Airport Awards.

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What do you think about Hamad International Airport being named the World’s Best Airport 2024? Have you ever traveled through the Doha Airport? Comment below and share which airports do you think should have featured in the top 10.

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