Montreal-Trudeau named one of North America's top 10 best airports

May 13 2020, 8:39 am

While travel might be on hold for a little longer, Skytrax has released its annual World Airport Awards and the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
has been ranked as one of North America’s best.

Additionally, YUL ranks as the 57th best airport in the world, which represents a jump from 62nd place in 2019.

Montreal’s airport is wedged between Seattle-Tacoma (56) and Rome Fiumicino (58) on a global scale.

Best Airports in North America 2020

  1. Vancouver International Airport
  2.  Houston George Bush International Airport
  3. Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport
  4. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  5. Toronto Pearson International Airport
  6. Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport
  7. San Francisco International Airport
  8. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  9. Montreal International Airport
  10. William P. Hobby Airport

According to this year’s global ranking, two other Canadian airports that ranked in the top 100 are Vancouver International Airport at number one, and Toronto Pearson International Airport at number five.

Skytrax’s airport rankings are based on passenger comfort and airport design.

The annual Skytrax rankings are deemed by some as one of the most prestigious and recognized awards in the aviation industry. Besides ranking airports overall, it also surveys other aviation industry aspects such as analyzes airlines, airline lounges, airport hotels, airport dining, airport shopping, and airport staff.

Singapore Changi took home the overall number one spot, for the second year in a row, followed by Tokyo Haneda in second, and Doha Hamad rounds out the top three.