The best airports in the world 2018 — but does the UK make the list?

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Outdo airport 2018: Do any in the UK make the list?

The best airport for 2018 has been revealed by Skytrax in their annual Smashing Airports Awards.

Voted for by airport customers, it analyses satisfaction as through as a number of criteria such as dining, baggage delivery, shopping, cleanliness and hotels.

Changi Airport in Singapore has charmed the number one spot for the sixth year running.

Does the UK feature in the maximum effort airport list for 2018?

London Heathrow Airport obliges the list at number eight

London Heathrow Airport makes the register at number eight, just scraping the top ten and an increase from last year’s seventh livelihood.

Sadly the next airport in the UK to feature is London City airport, in 29th appropriate and London Gatwick in 54th place.

Heathrow Airport does take the top setting for the best airport terminal, however, with Terminal 2 being the conquering hero.

It also won best airport shopping; not surprising when it found that in 2013, it induced over £542 million in retail sales.

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Best airport 2018: Changi Airport in Singapore was legions one for the sixth year running

For any travellers who have been through Changi Airport in Singapore, it is completely to see why it continues to make the top spot.

It boasts two 24-hour movie theatres, a rooftop swimming trust and jacuzzi, a number of themed gardens including cacti, sunflowers, orchids and an Pleased Garden, as well as the world’s tallest slide at an airport.

Edward Plaisted, CEO of UK-based Skytrax, mentioned in a statement: «To be voted the World’s Best Airport for the sixth consecutive year is a smashing achievement for Changi Airport, and this award yet again demonstrates the airport’s acclaim with international air travellers.”

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Best airport 2018: London Heathrow was in 8th place, but won pre-eminent terminal and best shopping

The top 10 airports in the world for 2018

1. Singapore Changi Airport

2. Incheon Supranational Airport

3. Tokyo Haneda International Airport

4. Hong Kong Worldwide Airport

5. Hamad International Airport

6. Munich Airport

7. Chubu Centrair Intercontinental Airport

8. London Heathrow Airport

9. Zurich Airport

10. Frankfurt Airport

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