The Platov International Airport (member of the Airports of Regions Holding) formally received the certificate from the Skytrax international agency, evidencing award of the highest five-star rating.
The official award ceremony was held at night of March 27, 2019 in London, within the framework of the Passenger Terminal EXPO, the global exhibition of achievements of the airport infrastructure, systems and services. Furthermore, the Koltsovo International Airport (also the member of the Airports of Regions Holding) was called the Best Regional Airport of Russia and CIS in the nomination from prestigious World Airport Awards 2019, also organized by Skytrax.
5 Stars of Skytrax is the most prestigious award for airports and airlines to date in the sphere of quality assessment of passenger services. Skytrax auditors assess operations of an air harbor by almost 500 parameters. Among them are staff performance, size of queues at check-in counters, luggage release rate, quality and speed of a wi-fi connection, cleanness in terminals, and others.To recap, results of the Platov Airport audit became known to experts of the influential international agency Skytrax on February 12, 2019. The Russian airport earned the highest rating from the reputed agency Skytrax for the first time throughout the history of the organization since 1989.