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Two Indian Airports Receive Prestigious Global Ranking

 

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New Delhi and Kolkatta have won the best ranking in different categories in the recently published Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards 2014. 

Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards is industry’s most comprehensive passenger service benchmarking tool in World, ACI ASQ Survey captures appraisal from check-in through departure at the gate at more than 300 airports worldwide.

The ASQ Survey covers 34 key service areas and includes 8 major categories such as access, check-in, security, airport facilities, food and beverage, retail and more reported the press release. 

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi topped the list in Best Airport by Size  (25–40 Million Passengers) Category.  Delhi airport is also ranked 5th in Best Airport by Region (Asia Pacific) Category. 

Buddha Statue at Delhi Airport| Image:Wiki

Buddha Statue at Delhi Airport| Image:Wiki

Delhi Airport was constructed in record time of 37 months, it can handle capacity of 34 million and is spread across in 5.4 million sq ft. Area.

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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkatta topped the list in Best Improvement by Region (Asia Pacific) Category.

The interior of the new departure area| Image: wiki/Subhashish Panigrahi

The interior of the new departure area| Image: wiki/Subhashish Panigrahi

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Kolkatta Airport went through series of changes  between 2011-104, the airport’s new integrated terminal is spread over (2,510,000 sq ft) and is able to handle 25 million passengers annually.

Other airports from India listed under several categories are Mumbai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai is ranked 5th in Best Airport by Size (25-40 Million Passengers) Category while Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is placed 3rd in 5–15 million passengers category. Ahmedabad Airport is ranked 5th in 2–5 million passengers category.

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