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For the fifth year in a row, Singapore's Changi Airport grabbed the top spot - and it's not too surprising considering what's inside.
"Winning the Skytrax World's Best Airport Award for the fifth consecutive year is enormous encouragement to our 50,000-strong airport community at Changi Airport", said Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group.
Taoyuan airport, Taiwan's main worldwide gateway, beat out Incheon global Airport in South Korea and Japan's Haneda Airport for the award.
For the full list of the world's 100 best airports visit the World Airports Awards website.
The Skytrax World Airport Awards were first presented in 1999 and this year 13.82 million passengers cast their votes for more than 550 airports all over the world.
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In addition to ranking the best airports, the Skytrax survey also built out a list of top airports based on other factors such as the cleanest and the most improved.
In a release, Sanjay Reddy, Managing Director, Bengaluru International Airport (BIAL) said that the award was the result of innovations and new initiatives introduced at the Airport.
Recently, the airport was adjudged as the "World's Second Best Airport" in the "Over 40 million" category as well as in the Asia-Pacific region according to the ASQ Survey 2017 conducted by the Airports Council International (ACI). "This recognition affirms our service belief which we have held steadfast all these years - putting passengers at the heart of all we do", he added.
"This award is a great honour for us and a wonderful endorsement of our efforts", said Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport who accepted the prize in person at the formal awards ceremony. Without their support, we could not have achieved this. Changi airport continues to innovate product and service facilities for customers, and is making the travel experience at the airport enjoyable and relaxing. This is the fourth time that Billy Bishop Airport has won a prestigious Skytrax award, having also won in 2013, 2015, 2016. Travellers from across the globe take part each year in the world's largest airport customer satisfaction survey to decide the award winners.
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