Saturday February 11, 2017
The ranking was based on travellers’ response, where an acclaimed travel website asked them to rate their airport experiences.
Kigali International Airport has been given second-best airport in Africa and best in East Africa.
The survey credited Kigali International Airport’s recent renovations, taking note that the works have improved the airport’s recent performance and cleanliness.
Commenting on the ranking, Tonny Barigye, the public relations officer at Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, said that Rwanda has invested over $50 million to ensure that transformational change in traveler’s comfort and world class facilities is realised.
Globally, Singapore Changi International Airport was ranked the best airport in the world, followed by South Korea’s Seoul Incheon, while Tokyo Haneda in Japan came in third.