HYDERABAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: WORLD NO.1 AIRPORT (in 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum category)
Hyderabad International Airport (Rajiv Gandhi International Airport) was awarded AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL – Airport Service Quality World no.1 airport award in the 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category.
This is for the second consecutive year Hyderabad airport has won this award. It was adjudged World no 1 Airport in this category earlier in 2016. The award was bestowed in recognition of airport’s relentless efforts towards service excellence and customer delight.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
It is international airport that serves Hyderabad, capital of Telangana. It is located in Shamshabad, about 24 kilometres south of Hyderabad.
It is operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, a public–private venture.
It was opened in March 2008 to replace Begumpet Airport as primary commercial airport for Hyderabad. It is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It is sixth busiest airport by passenger traffic in India.
AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL:
Airports Council International (ACI) is the only global trade representative of the world’s airport authorities.
Established in 1991, ACI represents airports’ interests with governments and international organizations, develops standards, policies and recommended practices for airports, and it provides information and training opportunities to raise the standards around the world.
It aims to provide the public a safe, secure, efficient and an environmentally responsible air transport system.
ACI World is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.