Astana and Almaty airports rank top 10 best airports in CIS
Mar 31. KAZINFORM. ASTANA
The international airports of Astana and Almaty cities rank among the 10 best airports in Russia and CIS.
Moscow Domodedovo International Airport is the best airport in Russia and CIS named by air travellers at the 2014 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Barcelona, Spain, Skytrax said.
Astana and Almaty occupy the fifth and sixth positions correspondingly, outrunning the airports of Minsk, Baku and Tashkent.
Skytrax is a United Kingdom-based consultancy (originally known as Inflight Research Services), which runs an airline and airport review and ranking site. It conducts research for commercial airlines. It carries out international-traveller surveys to find the best cabin staff, airport, airline, airline lounge, in-flight entertainment, on-board catering, and several other elements of air travel. Skytrax holds an annual World Airline Awards and World Airport Awards as well as the ranking for airlines and airports.