4 African Airports Named Among The world’s Best at Skytrax


Skytrax a popular customer forum that rates international airline brands named only four African airports among the world’s best airport in 2019.

Out of the four airports from Africa three come from South Africa namely Cape Town airport, Durban airport and Johannesburg airport and one from Mauritius, Mauritius airport.

For the seventh year running, Changi airport of Singapore was voted as the world’s best airport 2019 by the on international air travelers.

The list of the top best airport in the world 2019 was unveiled last Wednesday by Skytrax on its annual world airport awards at the passenger terminal expo in London, England.  The voting and the rating are done online by the international travelers who keep using these airports as gateways from time to time.

Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: “to be voted the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year is a truly fabulous achievement for Changi Airport, and this award continues to underline the airport’s popularity with international air travelers. Changi Airport is very focused on continually improving the customer’s airport experience and innovating with new product and service features. The opening of the Jewel Changi Airport in April 2019 looks set to add another unique dimension to the experience for Changi Airport customers. Winning this award as the World’s Best Airport is a very clear recognition of the team effort amongst all staff at the airport who contribute to Changi Airport’s success.”

This is how the four Africa airports ranked on the Skytrax global list 2019

Cape Town Airport (South Africa)

World ranking: 22

Durban International Airport (South Africa)

World ranking: 29

Johannesburg International Airport (South Africa)

World ranking: 33

Mauritius International Airport (Mauritius)

World ranking: 94