“Kurumoch” international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) is for the first time among the top airports of the world, made by the acclaimed industry agency “Skytrax” (Great Brotain) within the framework of the “World Airport Awards” prize. The airport of Samara came eighth in the category “The best airport of the macro-region Russia and CIS” and third in the category “The best regional airport of the macro-region Russia and CIS”.
“World Airport Awards” is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards for the airports in the sphere of quality of service. This award is also called “Passenger’s Choice Awards”, as it is awarded following the results of feedback from passengers. In the poll which took place from June of 2016 till February of 2017, took part about 14 million travellers from more than 100 countries of the world. Passengers evaluate the airport in 39 parameters (convenience of registration, going through inspection, etc.).
“Such international recognition is, no doubt, very pleasant, as this is the result of the serious work carried out during all the last years. We have built one of the most up-to-date, convenient and beautiful airports in Russia, and every day we continue to work on the development of services for passengers”, says Konstantin Bylinin, executive director at “Kurumoch” international airport” JSC.