Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), being managed by the GMR Group, has been rated as the number one airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and also as the eighth best airport in the 5 to 10 'mppa' capacity. The World Airport Awards are the global benchmark of Airport Excellence and Quality Ranking, it added.
The airport said on April 17 that the ratings were given at the recently concluded Skytrax-World Airport Awards held at the Passenger Terminal Expo in Geneva. The World Airport Awards are based on 12 million passenger surveys completed in a 10-month survey period, covering over 388 airports.
It evaluates the total passenger experience across 39 airport service and product factors, covering arrival at an airport, transit and departure processes to the boarding gate, the release said.