Zaventem named Europe's best airport
8 March 2006, BRUSSELS — Zaventem Airport in Brussels has been crowned the best airport in Europe by the international association of airports (ACI).
8 March 2006
BRUSSELS — Zaventem Airport in Brussels has been crowned the best airport in Europe by the international association of airports (ACI).
However, Zaventem was awarded equal first place with the Copenhagen Airport in Denmark, news agency Belga reported on Wednesday.
The ACI (Airport Council International) awarded second place to Zurich (Switzerland), while Helsinki Airport in Finland was ranked third.
The Airports Excellence Awards are awarded based on a broad survey among passengers. In total, passengers filled in 100,000 surveys, spread over 66 airports.
"The main objective is to improve the provision of services of the airports," ACI spokeswoman Nancy Gautier said.
The awards ceremony took place on Monday night in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
Korea's Incheon Airport was named the world's best airport, with second place honours awarded to Hong Kong Airport and Singapore's Changi Airport.
ACI also said the Kuala Lumpur Airport took out third place title — completing "a remarkable performance for Asia Pacific airports".
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[Copyright Expatica News 2006]
Subject: Belgian news