The affluent British private consulting company Skytrax, that specializes in the research of airline companies and airports' services quality, has given the annual World Airport Awards to the favorites of the flying audience - the results of the award are based on the reviews and surveys conducted among the passengers.
This year the ceremony took place in Barcelona. Minsk National Airport was mentioned in "The Best Airports of Russia and CIS" category in particular. It takes the 7th place in the Top 10. The whole top looks like that:
It is interesting, that Minsk National Airport also got to "The Best Regional Airports of Russia and CIS" category - there it takes the 4th position, following Kazan, Astana and Almaty.
Speaking about the winners on a global scale, the top 10 includes the following airports, according to Skytrax:
This year more than 12 million people in 410 airports all over the world took part in the surveys conducted by Skytrax Company. The passengers estimated the airports on 40 criteria, among which are the quality of service, politeness and competency of the staff, opportunities for shopping and leisure, cleanness of restaurants and left-luggage rooms.