The Piarco International airport has topped the region as the Best Airport in the Caribbean by the Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards. According to a press release from the Airport Authority, with respect to the Global Region the airport has also been ranked the Third Best Airport by Skytrax, edged out only by Panama's Tocumen International Airport and Costa Rica's San Jose International Airport.
The following is a press release from the Airport Authority:
Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (“the Authority”) is pleased to announce that the Piarco International Airport has again topped the region as the Best Airport in the Caribbean, as declared by the Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards.
In addition, with respect to the Global Region - Central America and the Caribbean, the Piarco International Airport has been ranked the Third Best Airport by Skytrax, edged out only by Panama's Tocumen International Airport and Costa Rica's San Jose International Airport.
General Manager of the Authority, Mr. Hayden Newton, believes that “these accomplishments are as a result of the perseverance and resilience of our employees, who continue to work diligently, despite prevailing challenges, to ensure that we consistently achieve high standards of safety and security while demonstrating operational efficiency and service excellence”.
Mr Newton added that, “these accolades are significant not just for the Authority but also for the nation of Trinidad and Tobago, and give us competitive advantage within the Caribbean region”. Skytrax World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry.
This independent global customer satisfaction survey is considered a benchmark of quality standards for the aviation sector. It assesses customer service and airport infrastructure of over five hundred and fifty airports worldwide.
The Authority intends to continue to lead the region by maintaining the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service at both the Piarco and ANR Robinson International Airports, and making valuable contributions that would enhance the attractiveness of destination Trinidad and Tobago.