Muscat, Muscat International Airport has joined the list of airports competing for the 2019 Skytrax Award for Best International Airport.

The Skytrax International Awards are voted by customers in the largest annual survey of its kind that assesses their satisfaction with the services provided in different airports around the world.

The award is one of the hallmarks of airport standards and involves 12.85 million passengers from 110 countries to select the winners from 410 international airports. The questionnaire includes an assessment of customer satisfaction according to 39 performance indicators for services and products available at airports starting with travel clearance, arrival, transit, shopping, security, passports until departure. The winning airport is scheduled to be announced on March 27th.

Muscat International Airport has boosted the growth of the travel and tourism sector in the Sultanate. From January to November 2018, the total number of flights to the airport reached 108,813, an increase of 16.6 percent over 2017. Passenger number increased by 9.4 percent during the same period to reach (13.996.795) passengers.

Source: Oman News Agency