Delhi Airport wins South Asia’s best airport title for 2022, these 8 Indian airports in top 10
Delhi: The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) or the Delhi airport has been chosen as the best airport in South Asia and India for the year 2022 in the Skytrax World Airport Awards . Meanwhile, the Bangalore, Mumbai, and Hyderabad airports have secured second, third, and fourth positions, respectively.
As many as eight out of the top 10 airports in South Asia are Indian Airports. These include Chennai, Kolkata, Cochin, and Ahmedabad airports along with the airports in the above-mentioned cities.
The Delhi airport also tops the chart in being the cleanest airport in South Asia and India this year and is followed by Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad airports.
In the World’s top 100 airports category, the Delhi airport is ranked 37 while the Bengaluru airport is ranked 60, closely followed by Hyderabad at 63 and Mumbai at 65. Hamad International airport has been chosen as the best airport in the world for 2022.
The Delhi airport has three terminals with T1 and T2 handling the low-cost carriers and domestic flights and Terminal 3 or T3 which ich was opened in 2010 and is one of the biggest terminals in the world, being able to handle up to 40 million passengers per year. All International flights and some domestic flights as well are operated from T3.
Additionally, Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) is number one on the list of the best regional airports while the Hyderabad Airport has the best airport staff in India and South Aisa.
The World Airport Awards began in 1999 when Skytrax launched its first global, Airport customer satisfaction survey. They are regarded as a quality benchmark for the world airport industry, assessing customer service and facilities across over 500 airports.(PTI)