The ACI (Airports Council International) has ranked Prince Mohammed bin Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Medina the 2nd best airport in the Middle East for the 2nd quarter of 2016. The airport has been ranked 2nd among the 10 airports in the region, and earned 4.65/5 score points in total passenger gratification with the class of services provided by international airports.
Prince Mohammed bin Abdul-Aziz International Airport stood in the 11th place, in the class of airports with a 5 to 15 million passengers capacity, out of 80 airports worldwide. It was placed 38th among the 267 top airports worldwide.Director General of the airport, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Fadel, told that this ranking provides global validation that the airport’s operator, Al-Taiyibah Airport Operating Company, uses the excellent standards and highest quality in the management of passenger services, as well as the eagerness of airport staff to deliver the best services based on international standards.
He mentioned that the operating company works hard to see the requirements of passengers at diverse airport facilities, as per the leadership’s instructions to provide and unremittingly develop high quality air transport services in the kingdom.He further praised the backing of the GACA (General Administration for Civil Aviation) to the growth and development of civil aviation in the kingdom.
He also mentioned that the airport acquired substantially high results in assessment categories, especially in performance and safety standards. He told that the Kingdom is amid the safest for flying in the world and is noticing an incessant rise in air transportation and aviation service providers. Director General of Al-Tayibah Company, Sofyan Abdul-Salam, told that he was contented with the outcomes of the ranking.
The ACI, the solitary global trade illustrative of the world’s airports, represents more than 1,850 airports (85 percent of total airports worldwide).It also takes part in the advancement of professional excellence in airport managing operations as it uses an airport quality program that facilities as a global platform for determining passengers’ satisfaction with facilities provided during travel.