Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been ranked the '5th best airport in the world' at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2018, which took place during the Passenger Terminal Expo 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden, on Wednesday. HIA has also been honored with the title of 'Best Airport in the Middle East' for the fourth year in a row.
On the results of the Skytrax World Airport Awards, HIA Chief Operating Officer, Badr Mohamed al-Meer, said: HIA sets itself apart from other airports with its optimized passenger journey, unmatched retail offering, five-star customer service, punctuality, cleanliness, iconic architecture and unique art programme, making the airport a destination on its own.
Al-Meer pointed out: In spite of the challenging situation in the region, HIA succeeded in proving its resiliency by maintaining 5-Star passenger experience, and smooth operations.
These Skytrax results mark yet another milestone in HIA's journey in solidifying its position as one of the world's best airports. We are grateful to our passengers who gave us their trust and endorsement during the voting process. As we are gearing up to welcome more than 50mn travelers by 2022, we will continue to invest in our facilities, services and the newest technologies to provide a world-class passenger experience, Al-Meer noted.
Source: Government of Qatar