Iloilo Airport, 12th best in Asia for 2017

Once again, our very own Iloilo International Airport at Cabatuan was voted as one of the best airports in Asia in the 2017 survey.

Travel website The Guide to Sleeping in Airports (www.sleepinginairports.net) recently released their annual best and worst airports lists, and Iloilo International Airport maintained its position at no. 12 in the Top 25 in Asia.

Three other airports in the country is in the list, with Mactan airport at no. 13, Davao airport at no. 17, and Clark airport at no. 22.

Iloilo airport was also at no. 12 last year, and no. 21 in 2015. Changi Airport in Singapore is still the best in Asia and the whole world for overall experience.

The website asked travelers worldwide to rank their airport experience based on the following: Comfort (Gate seating & availability of rest zones), Services, facilities & things to do, Food options, Immigration/Security, Customer service, Cleanliness, Navigation and ease of transit, and Sleepability.

Here’s the complete list for Asia’s best airports:

Top 25 Airports in Asia

  1. Singapore Changi International Airport, Singapore (SIN)
  2. Seoul Incheon International Airport, South Korea (ICN)
  3. Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Japan (HND)
  4. Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong (HKG)
  5. Tokyo Narita International Airport, Japan (NRT)
  6. Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan (TPE)
  7. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand (BKK)
  8. Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India (BOM)
  9. New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, India (DEL)
  10. Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia (KUL)
  11. Osaka Kansai International Airport, Japan (KIX)
  12. Iloilo International Airport, Philippines (ILO)
  13. Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Philippines (CEB)
  14. Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India (HYD)
  15. Bangalore Bengaluru International Airport, India (BLR)
  16. Cochin International Airport, India (COK)
  17. Davao Francisco Bangoy International Airport, Philippines (DVO)
  18. Karachi Jinnah International Airport, Pakistan (KHI)
  19. Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan (LHE)
  20. Brunei International Airport, Brunei (BWN)
  21. Trivandrum International Airport, India, (TRV)
  22. Clark International Airport, Philippines (CRK)
  23. Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport, Indonesia (DPS)
  24. Jakarta Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, Indonesia (CGK)
  25. Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, India (CCU)

“The best airports in the world are the ones that inspire you to book a trip based on the receiving airport alone. From ultra-efficient processes to friendly staff and a wide array of activities you never thought you’d find in an airport, these airports become a memorable part of any trip,” the website stated.

The website also has the worst airports list, and interestingly Ninoy Aquino International Airport is not there anymore after a shoo-in the last few years.

Congratulations to Iloilo airport management and to all proud Ilonggos. It has to be Iloilo! [via Sleepinginairports.net]

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