Schiphol has been named “The International Airport of the year”

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has secured the prestigious ‘International Airport of the Year 2012’ award at the CAPA’s Aviation awards for Excellence gala dinner, held today in Hong Kong.

CAPA (Centre for Aviation) is a highly recognized, global provider of independent market intelligence, analysis and data services for the aviation industry.

CAPA’s international panel of judges recognized that Amsterdam Airport Schiphol displayed significant leadership across a wide range of key airline and passenger related issues. Through its efforts, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has taken up an exemplary role within the global aviation industry.

Maarten de Groof, Chief Commercial Officer of Schiphol Group, commented: “I am very proud that Schiphol Airport has received such a prestigious recognition for its demonstrated leadership in the aviation industry. This achievement reflects our continuous commitment towards making a difference and raising the standards in the aviation industry worldwide.”

The CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence have been organized annually for the past 10 years.