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Doha's Hamad International Airport Dethrones Singapore's Changi Airport as the World's Best

Doha's Hamad International Airport Dethrones Singapore's Changi Airport as the World's Best

Doha’s Hamad International Airport has become the world’s best airport, edging the 12-time winner, Singapore’s Changi Airport, to second place. According to Skytrax’s annual list, Seoul’s Incheon International Airport is the third-best in the world in 2024.

In addition to ranking as the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport ranked first in the World’s Best Airport Shopping category and the Cleanest and Best Airport in the Middle East.

Top ten of the World’s Best Airports for 2024

Skytrax, the international air transport rating organisation based in the UK, annually organises comprehensive research to find the best airports and airlines in the world. The latest report revealed the best airports in the world for 2024, and here’s the breakdown of all the key highlights.

  1. Doha’s Hamad International Airport, Qatar
  2. Singapore Changi Airport
  3. Seoul’s Incheon International Airport, South Korea
  4. Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, Japan
  5. Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, Japan
  6. Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport, France
  7. Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates
  8. Munich International Airport, Germany
  9. Zurich Airport, Switzerland
  10. Istanbul Airport, Turkey
Singapore changi
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Singapore Changi Airport lost its title as the World’s Best Airport but remained the Best Airport in Asia, and it won the World’s Best Airport Immigration Service. Incheon International Airport also took the title of the World’s Most Family Friendly Airport.

Other important winners in 2024 are: 

  • World’s Cleanest Airports 2024 – Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, Japan
  • World’s Best Low-Cost Airline Terminals – Terminal 3 of Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport, France
  • World’s Best Airport Staff – Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, Japan
  • World’s Most Improved Airports – New Chitose Airport, Japan
  • World’s Best New Airport Terminal – Terminal A of New Jersey’s Newark Liberty Airport, US
  • World’s Best Art in the Airport – Houston Airport System (Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, US)
  • World’s Best Airport Dining – Istanbul Airport, Turkey
  • World’s Best Airport Security – Rome–Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport, Italy
  • World’s Best Baggage Delivery – Osaka’s Kansai International Airport, Japan
  • World’s Best PRM / Accessible Facilities – Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, Japan

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This story first appeared on Travel + Leisure Singapore

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