"Winning the Skytrax World's Best Airport Award for the fifth consecutive year is vast encouragement to our 50,000-strong airport community at Changi Airport", said Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group.
Heathrow chief executive John Holland-Kaye also offered his reaction: "Our team is constantly striving to deliver the best airport service in the world, and I am delighted to get such a strong endorsement from the people whose opinion matters most - our passengers".
"We are incredibly honoured to be named one of the best airports on the continent as well as one of the top airports in the world by the Skytrax World Airport Awards-also known as the 'Passengers Choice Awards, '" said Geoffrey Wilson, CEO of PortsToronto, owner and operator of Billy Bishop Airport. The report data was assembled from over 13 million surveys cast from 105 nationalities around the world between July 2016 and February 2017.
Mr. Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: "We congratulate Bengaluru International Airport for their success in winning this important customer satisfaction award, a quality benchmark for the world airport industry".
BIAL receiving the Skytrax award in Paris on Tuesday.
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"We share this honour with the Changi Airport community and the many government agencies whom we work closely with".
World Airport Rating is the worldwide airport quality ranking program operated by Skytrax.
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) jumped two spots to push South Korea's Incheon International Airport from last year's second place position, moving Seoul's gateway to third.
For the fifth year in a row, Singapore's Changi won as the best airport in the world, beating out five other Asian hubs in the top ten. "It underlines how much the airport continues to improve standards of customer service to again be recognised as the Best Regional Airport in India and Central Asia region". Earlier this month, RewardExpert.com ranked Bush Airport No. 5 overall in its 2017 Airport Dining Scorecard, and ranked tops among the top 20 most trafficked airports for vegetarian and vegan dining options.