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'World's Best Airport' rankings released and here's the winner

09:16 PM | 19 Apr, 2024
'World's Best Airport' rankings released and here's the winner

DOHA - Qatar’s Hamad International Airport has once again regained the glory of being the World's best airport as per a new ranking.

The results were declared at the World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Frankfurt on Wednesday. 

Qatar's airport was declared the best airport in the world which also defeated Singapore Changi Airport and also won awards for the World’s Best Airport Shopping and the Best Airport in the Middle East; Doha remained successful in both 2021 and 2022 but lost the first spot to Changi last year.

No US airport made it to the top 10 ranks as the airports in Europe and Asia clinched these spots. After Doha, the list ranks the airports as under:

2. Singapore Changi Airport

3. Seoul Incheon International Airport

4. Tokyo Haneda Airport

5. Tokyo Narita International Airport

6. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

7. Dubai International Airport

8. Munich International Airport

9.   Zurich Airport

10.  Istanbul Airport

11. Hong Kong Airport

12. Rome Fiumicino Airport

13.  Vienna Airport

14. Helsinki-Vantaa

15. Madrid-Barajas

16. Centrair Nagoya Airport

17. Vancouver Airport

18. Kansai Airport

19. Melbourne Airport

20. Copenhagen Airport

Other interesting aspects of the awards are as follows:

  • China's Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport won the award for Best Airport in China
  • Delhi International Airport emerged as the Best Airport in India & South Asia
  • Bahrain International Airport achieved notable success, recognised for providing the Best Airport Staff Service in the Middle East.

Best Airports by passenger numbers

The highest ranked Airports by passenger numbers in 2024 are:

1.  70+ million passengers – Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)

2.  60 to 70 million passengers – Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

3.  50 to 60 million passengers – Singapore Changi Airport

4.  40 to 50 million passengers – Hamad International Airport

5.  30 to 40 million passengers – Narita International Airport

6.  20 to 30 million passengers – Zurich Airport

7.  10 to 20 million passengers – Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

8.  5 to 10 million passengers – Chubu Centrair International Airport

9.  Less than 5 million passengers – Durban King Shaka International Airport

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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