There are oodles of “best” lists in travel, but when it comes to airlines and airports, everyone wants to show up on the Skytrax list, which draws nominations and votes from millions of travelers.
The 2014 list of winners in a variety of categories has been announced. Here are few of the winners.
World’s Best Airports 2014
1. Singapore Changi Airport
2. Incheon International Airport
3. Munich Airport
4. Hong Kong International Airport
5. Amsterdam Airport
6. Tokyo International Airport – Haneda
7. Beijing Capital International Airport
8. Zurich Airport
9. Vancouver International Airport (YVR airport also took 1st place in the Best Airports in North America category).
10. London Heathrow Airport
This is Changi’s second year in a row winning top honors in this category. I’ll be passing through two of the top ten airports (Hong Kong and Vancouver) in the next 24 hours, so will look around for signs of celebration.
Skytrax also hands out awards to airports in a wide variety of other categories, including Best Domestic Airports (1st place: Tokyo International Airport Haneda), Best Airport Terminal (1st place: Heathrow T5), Best Premium Service Airports (1st place: Doha International Terminal), and World’s Most Improved Airports (1st place: China’s Shenzhen Bao’an Int’l Airport)
Here’s a link to a full list of all the Skytrax categories and winners.