The Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital has won an award for “becoming the world’s number one airport in the highest category of handling over 40 million passengers per annum”.
The airport has bagged the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award 2017, aerodrome operator DIAL said in a release on Monday.
The award was given by the Airports Council International (ACI).
“For IGI Airport, 2017 has been a remarkable year with 63.5 million passengers and surpassing Changi, Incheon and Bangkok airports in terms of passenger growth. Delhi Airport is now the seventh busiest airports in Asia and among the top 20 busiest airports across the world,” the release said.
DIAL is a consortium led by the GMR Group. Other stakeholders are the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Germany’s Fraport.