MUMBAI, DELHI AIRPORT RANK AMONG THE BEST
Based on a survey of 6,00,000 passengers at 343 airports in 84 countries, the best major hubs in the world, those which serve over 40 million people a year, have been named as Mumbai, Delhi, Toronto, and Rome. The accolades have been issued by Airports Council International (ACI) as part of its annual Airport Service Quality Awards. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport tied in first place with Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI), Delhi, in the Asia-Pacific category, Toronto Pearson topped the North America category and Rome’s Fiumicino ranked number one in Europe.
As India’s secondlargest airport, Mumbai international airport boasts of six lounges, 21,000 square metres of shopping and a 5,200-place car park for its myriad passengers. It also features a three-kilometre art walkway displaying work by local creatives. IGI Airport, Delhi, features daycare rooms for infants and tots, an M&S store and a huge number of dining options. Toronto Pearson has a permanent exhibition space, plus (for those with a long layover) a curated tour of Niagara Falls. Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino has five separate lounges, a lavish Hilton hotel, and relaxation spa facilities in the terminals.
Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai