Airports and their facilities can make travelling either easier and more comfortable for passengers or make it difficult. After all, one spends a lot of time waiting to board their flights at airports. During this time the cleanliness, shopping, and dining experiences, together ensure whether it’s something that’s going to make waiting difficult for them or easier for them. And Skytrax has released its list of the best airports! And now, Doha’s Hamad International Airport has been honoured with the number 1 position for the best airport shopping by the UK-based airline and airport review and ranking site.
Doha’s Hamad International Airport Awarded World’s Best Airport Shopping
Doha’s Hamad International Airport has been awarded the number 1 position for the world’s best airport shopping. The list has been released by Skytrax, which is a UK-based airline and airport review and ranking site. This is brilliant as the Airport was previously ranked at the fourth position. The top spot in 2022 was held by the Istanbul Airport which has moved to the second spot now! Not to mention, Doha’s Hamad International Airport has been given several other recognitions. These honours include Best Airport in the Middle East and Cleanest Airport in the Middle East.
What About The Position Of The World’s Best Airport?
After losing its spot to Hamad International Airport and Haneda Airport in 2021 and 2022, respectively, Singapore’s Changi Airport regained its position this year. Doha’s Hamad International Airport moved to the second spot, while Tokyo’s Haneda Airport is now in the third spot. Talking about the best airports in the Middle East, this is the list for 2023:
- Doha Hamad
- Abu Dhabi
Skytrax awards airports on the basis of several categories, such as best airport staff, best low-cost terminal, best domestic airports, and best airport dining, to name a select few honours. The entire list of awards and honours given to airports across the globe has been released on the website of Skytrax. So, the next time you are boarding a flight from Hamad International Airport, don’t forget to indulge in some retail therapy!
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