Transport: Airport Rankings - Getting Comfort on the Ground

Who’s the best? Where is the least noise? Where do you get the best doughnuts? Where is the fastest security check? Well, maybe we don’t know everything about airports... but we know where the best airport is. Turn away from the West; we are heading to the Orient.


Hong Kong Voted World’s Best Airport

Michael Trout

China is a closely watched country this year. Its tourism industry is becoming more and more important and so does its transportation sector. Recently, Hong Kong International Airport was named the Worlds Best Airport. The airport was granted this status for the 7th time in ten years. The result is based on passengers’ satisfaction survey, conducted by a renowned UK agency, Skytrax Research...

Munich Airport: Successful International Hub Facing Future Challenges

Cecilia Garland

In 2008 Munich Airport has yet again defended its status as Europe's number one airport in the global survey conducted by the renowned Skytrax Institute. The top ranking in this year’s survey, to which 8 million passengers around the world responded, means that Munich Airport proudly bears the title of Europe's best airport for the fourth year in a row. In the worldwide rankings Munich took fifth place...

Changi Airport is Shopping Haven for Business Travellers

James Morris

In the recently announced 2008 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards, Singapore came out on top winning first place honours in airline, airport and city categories. Singapore Airlines was recognised for its premier service, taking out ‘Best Airline’, ‘Best Asia-Pacific Airline’, ‘Best First Class’, ‘Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Economy Class’...

Golden Pillow Award – Best Airports for Sleeping

Sara Thopson

The Budget Traveller's Guide to Sleeping in Airports, a portal with over 5500 airport, train and bus station reviews, published its annual awards for the best as well as worst airports for budget travellers...

The World’s Best Low-Cost Airport? Berlin Schönefeld

Michael Trout

Representatives of more than 200 low-cost airlines gathered on this years World Low Cost Airlines Congress in London. On this meeting, professionals from the airline industry meet every year to exchange experiences or ideas and to learn from each other. To motivate the airlines to apply innovations and improvements, the representatives decided to award the best ones with the so called "Budgie World Low Cost Award".