Doha Hamad International Airport ranked World’s 2nd Best International Airport

Qatar Airways’ Hub in Doha recognized 2nd Place at World’s Best awards 2017.

Hamad International Airport (HIA) was ranked second in the Top 10 International Airports in the World’s Best Awards 2017 survey. The World’s Best awards recognize the greatest airports, islands, cities, hotels, and cruise lines as voted by its 4.8 million travelers and has been on-going annually for 22 years. HIA comes a close second to winner, Singapore’s Changi Airport.


With the runner-up position, HIA takes the lead in the global race of best international airports, along with South Korea’s Incheon International, Hong Kong International, Zurich Airport Switzerland and Haneda, Tokyo International Airport.


Competing airports were ranked according to their ease of access, security, variety of food and beverages options, shopping experience and design. HIA ranked very high on all criteria and scooped the 2nd place based on its unique Vitality Wellbeing and Fitness Center as well as its world-class sculptural art curated in partnership with Qatar Museums.


HIA is thriving to offer passengers a seamless, hassle-free travel journey with five-star services. With cutting-edge technology, a strong cultural program combined with the best hospitality and retail offering, HIA is turning into an innovative and immersive visual and sensorial experience, positioning the airport as a ‘destination on its own’.


HIA has been recently classified as a five-star airport by Skytrax, making it one among only five other airports in the world to achieve this prestigious status. Earlier this year, it was ranked Sixth Best Airport in the World by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places from 2016. HIA has also won the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ title for three years in a row and ‘Best Staff Service in the Middle East’ for two years in a row.


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