At the recent World Airport Awards, the Cape Town International Airport scooped the most prestigious award in Africa.
The airport won the Skytrax World Airport Award for Best Airport in Africa for the sixth consecutive year and the Best Airport Staff in Africa for 2021, an award last won by them five years ago, in 2016.
Durban’s King Shaka International Airport ranked second in Africa followed by Joburg’s OR Tambo International Airport at third.
The Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar took top honours of being the Best Airport in the World with Tokyo Haneda coming in second and Changi Airport Singapore listing third in the world.
Other winners in other categories included Istanbul Airport which was voted the World’s Most Improved Airport; Changi Airport Singapore, which was also awarded the World’s Best Airport Staff while Tokyo Haneda won the World’s Cleanest Airport and Guangzhou Baiyun Airport won the World’s Best Airport in the 35 to 45 million Passenger category.