Auckland International Airport was again named Best Airport in the Australia / Pacific region at the 2012 World Airport
Awards held at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Vienna.
"We congratulate Auckland on their success at this year's awards. Winning both the Best Airport Australia/Pacific and Best
Airport Staff Service in Australia/Pacific is a real statement of quality in terms of both product and service standards. Overall,
we have seen an improvement in performance for several major airports in this category and Auckland should be pleased that it is
still considered the premier airport in this region." said Edward Plaisted, Chairman of SKYTRAX.
Simon Moutter, Chief Executive of Auckland Airport said, "Auckland Airport is extremely proud, and
as we say in New Zealand, stoked to have been recognised on the global stage in the Skytrax World
Airport Awards for the fourth year in a row as the best airport in Australia Pacific. We are
especially pleased to have reclaimed the award for Best Airport Staff Australia/Pacific,
highlighting once again that the focus of everyone at the airport on making journeys better
continues to help us shine in the eyes of passengers."
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport moved up the rankings into 2nd place this year with Brisbane Airport in 3rd place. Melbourne
Tullamarine Airport in 4th with Gold Coast Airport completing the top-5.
Take a Tour around the Best Airports