TORONTO — Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop Airport) has placed fourth worldwide in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, it was announced Oct. 18.
Ranking only behind Singapore (SIN), Seoul, South Korea (ICN), and Doha, Qatar (DOH), Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ) was the only airport in Canada to be recognized in the category. Condé Nast’s international travel industry awards are voted on by more than 300,000 travellers around the world.
“The coveted Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are often referred to as the ‘seal of approval’ from the world’s most discerning travellers,” said Geoffrey Wilson, CEO of PortsToronto, owner and operator of Billy Bishop Airport. “To be ranked by travellers worldwide as one of the best airports internationally is an exceptional honour and a true validation of the work that we are doing at Billy Bishop Airport to ensure an extraordinary travel experience for all of our passengers.”
The Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards is the third international passenger-driven award won by Billy Bishop Airport in 2016. In February, the airport was named one of the top airports in North America in the Airports Council International’s (ACI) 2015 Airport Service Quality Awards, and in March, the airport was named one of North America’s best airports by Skytrax World Airport Awards. In 2015 and 2016, the airport was also recognized as one of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Airport Approaches by Private Fly and was a finalist in the 2015 World Business Travel Awards.
Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards Top 10 International Airports: Singapore (SIN) Singapore, Singapore; Seoul Incheon (ICN) Seoul, South Korea; Doha (DOH) Doha, Qatar; Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) Toronto, Canada; Dubai (DXB) Dubai, UAE; Hong Kong (HKG) Hong Kong, China; Copenhagen (CPH) Copenhagen, Denmark; Tokyo Haneda (HND) Tokyo, Japan; Helsinki (HEL) Helsinki, Finland; Zurich (ZRH) Zurich, Switzerland.
Porter Airlines, which operates out of Billy Bishop Airport, ranked ninth in the category of Best International Airline, the fifth time the airline has won a Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award.