Vote for Auckland Airport in Skytrax awards

03 February 2012

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Auckland Airport has been voted the best airport in the Australia Pacific region for the third year running, and has improved its Top 10 placing in the Best Airports in the World over this time – moving from 10th to 9th to 8th place in the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards.

Auckland Airport is extremely proud of these achievements which reflect the work and dedication of not only Auckland Airport and its staff but the whole airport community which contributes to the overall passenger experience.

Not content to rest on its laurels Auckland Airport has been investing in significant improvements to make every journey even better.

Voting is now open for the 2012 SKYTRAX World Airport Awards and Auckland Airport would like your help in voting us your favourite airport at

Here are some of the things we’ve been doing to improve our performance

  • The Airport has made leaps and bounds to make your travel easier and safer – the introduction of new SmartGate technology, self-check-in, and refined customs and biosecurity procedures all make your airport visit faster and stress-free
  • The Airport has opened a completely redesigned world class and award-winning duty-free shopping area – these efforts to ensure you have a world class shopping experience was acknowledged with a number of key awards in the Retail and Property industries
  • The new Emperor Lounge has just opened, offering you a business lounge experience no matter what airline you fly
  • Auckland Airport is winning awards for its environmental sustainability. It was the only company to be a finalist in all five categories in the Sustainable 60 awards which recognise excellence in organisational sustainability
  • There are two new airport hotels, the Novotel and Formule1, increasing the traveller choice for airport accommodation options
  • Auckland Airport works with Auckland City to make it easier for you to get to and from the airport. For example, there is now an expanded road network linking Auckland City regions to the airport and better public transport
  • Voting is now open for the 2012 SKYTRAX World Airport Awards and we encourage you to vote for Auckland Airport\

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