The Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) has been awarded the best Airport in Africa at the 2022 World Airport Awards, in Paris, France.
CTIA also bagged awards for ‘Best Staff in Africa’ and ‘Cleanest Airport which clearly indicate a vote of confidence in the airport.
The World Airport Awards are described as ‘the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry, voted by customers in the largest, annual global airport customer satisfaction survey, assessing customer service and facilities across over 550 airports.
The Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger has since, congratulated the CTIA and their team, saying that the next step would be to work with all stakeholders to compete with the best airports in the world.
“This is great news for the Western Cape and shows that there is clearly a surge in demand for flights to Cape Town. These are exciting times for CTIA for the phenomenal win as this fantastic achievement during the most trying times of pre-covid19,” said the Minister.
“As a proud partner of the Air Access programme, we will continue to push hard to increase the number of connections to the Western Cape because more connections, mean more tourism, more trade, and more investment opportunities, which good for economic growth and job creation,” Wenger said.