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GMR Hyderabad International Airport Wins ACI World’s ASQ Best Airport Award 2021

  • 2022-03-11

GMR Hyderabad International Airport has once again received accolades in the annual Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey. Hyderabad Airport has been adjudged as the ‘Best Airport by Size and Region’ in the Asia-Pacific region for 2021, in its category of 15-25 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA). ACI World’s globally recognized Airport Service Quality (ASQ) program is the world’s leading airport passenger service and benchmarking programme measuring passengers’ satisfaction while they are travelling through an airport.  The ASQ survey is a measurement of passenger satisfaction, business performance, and airport service quality. 
Speaking on this achievement, Mr. Pradeep Panicker, CEO - GHIAL, said, “We are delighted to be recognized by our passengers as the Best Airport year after year in the annual ASQ survey conducted by ACI. Since the onset of Covid, we have implemented many new safe, secure and customer friendly tech driven initiatives to make the passengers’ journey through the airport safe and seamless. I thank all our airport stakeholders for their unwavering support. Our motto of ‘Passenger is Prime’ is ingrained in all our initiatives.”  

Mr. Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General, ACI World, said, “Congratulations to GMR Hyderabad International Airport on their well-deserved ASQ award which reflects their commitment to improving the passenger experience. This year’s awards celebrate airports that are prioritizing the travel experience for passengers at a time when the voice of the passenger has never been more important.”  
GMR Hyderabad International Airport has consistently raised the bar in terms of service and operational excellence. The airport has prominently featured among the Top 3 Global airports for 9 consecutive years (2009 to 2017) including World No. 1 position four times in 2009, 2010, 2016 & 2017 in 5 – 15 MPPA category in ACI- ASQ Awards. It also ranked World No. 4 in 2018 in 15 – 25 MPPA category. GMR Hyderabad International Airport has won the coveted ACI’s ASQ Departures Awards and was adjudged as the ‘Best Airport by Size and Region’ in Asia-Pacific region for both 2019 and 2020 in the 15-25 MPPA category. Recently, GMR Hyderabad International Airport was recognized with the ACI World’s ‘Voice of Customer’ recognition. This prestigious recognition has been conferred for Airport’s continuous efforts to listen to the passengers, engage and gather feedback to understand their needs and address their concerns during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic scenario.  
Airports Council International (ACI), the trade association of the world’s airports, was founded to foster cooperation among its member airports and other partners in world aviation, including the International Civil Aviation Organization, the International Air Transport Association, and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization. In representing the best interests of airports during key phases of policy development, ACI makes a significant contribution toward ensuring a global air transport system that is safe, secure, efficient, and environmentally sustainable.

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