For yet another year running Cape Town International Airport has made the cut as Africa’s best on the Skytrax World Airport Awards while also coming in at 22 on the list of the top 100 airports in the world.

As Africa’s third-largest airport, Cape Town International is a premier tourist destination as well as an award-winning one, consistently performing among the best in the world.

The awards are based off a large-scale survey of roughly 13-million airport questionnaires completed by over 100 different nationalities of airline customers, and cover 550 airports worldwide, evaluating traveller experiences across different criteria, including check-in, transfers, shopping, security and departure at the gate, and other factors.

Accommodating roughly 10- to 20-million passengers, Cape Town International was also featured under the best airports for 2019.

The Airline analytics company OAG also recently released its report on the world’s busiest flight routes for 201. The route from Cape Town to Johannesburg is mentioned as the eleventh-busiest on the list. The route has over 33,708 annual flights and is operated by six carriers.

For the seventh consecutive year in a row, the Changi Airport in Singapore came out on top as the best airport in the world.

It was chosen particularly for its unique facilities, high-level hospitality and customer service, and impressive innovation.

The airport features not only a huge indoor waterfall but also a beautiful butterfly garden that houses 40 different species.

Changi Airport waterfall

Here are the top ten airports in the world:

  1. Singapore Changi Airport
  2. Tokyo Haneda International Airport
  3. Incheon International Airport
  4. Hamad International Airport
  5. Hong Kong International Airport
  6. Chubu Centrair International Airport
  7. Munich Airport
  8. London Heathrow Airport
  9. Narita International Airport
  10. Zurich Airport

Other best airports in countries around the world are:

Best Airport in Africa : Cape Town International Airport
Best Airport in Asia : Changi Airport Singapore
Best Airport in Australia / Pacific : Brisbane Airport
Best Airport in Central America : Panama Tocumen International Airport
Best Airport in Central Europe : Munich Airport
Best Airport in China : Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
Best Airport in Eastern Europe : Budapest International Airport
Best Airport in Europe : Munich Airport
Best Airport in India / Central Asia : Indira Gandhi International, Delhi
Best Airport in Middle East : Hamad International Airport
Best Airport in North America : Vancouver International Airport
Best Airport in Northern Europe : Copenhagen Airport
Best Airport in Russia & CIS : Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Best Airport in South America : Jorge Chávez International Airport, Lima
Best Airport in Southern Europe : Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport
Best Airport in Western Europe : London Heathrow

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