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Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport ranked as a 4-Star Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is certified as a SKYTRAX 4-Star Airport

4 January 2012 - SKYTRAX Chairman, Mr Edward Plaisted, presented the 4-Star Airport certification to Mr Sun Li, President of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport Company at a ceremony held inside Terminal 2 of Shanghai Hongqiao Airport on 4th January 2012.

Chairman of SKYTRAX, Mr Edward Plaisted (left) presents the 4-Star Airport certification  to Mr Sun Li (right) President of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport Company

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport passenger throughput in 2011 reached 33.1 million passengers. Hongqiao Airport received the 4-Star Airport award at a time which offers the perfect opportunity to usher in the upcoming Spring Festival passenger peak.

In 2010, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport completed a five-year 15.3 billion yuan expansion project, which included a second runway and the new Terminal 2, boosting Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport capacity to 40 million passengers a year. Terminal 2 is four times the size of the original Terminal 1 and now houses 90 per cent of all airlines at the airport. Terminal 1 is exclusively for international flights and for Chinese low-cost carrier Spring Airlines).

About Airport Star Rating

Airports are Star Rated on the basis of multi-faceted front-line Product and Service quality characteristics. A key feature of Star Ranking data, is the means by which SKYTRAX evaluate the delivered product and service to customers - and apply the ranking on a worldwide performance basis.

Airport Star Ranking applies an internationally recognised evaluation system to assess the front-line quality standards across each airport's operations. SKYTRAX apply well established and recognised quality audit principles, which are designed so that airport Quality Ranking Audits are conducted in a standardised and consistent manner

For further information, please contact:

Mr Peter Miller
Director Marketing - SKYTRAX
Email :  miller@airlinequality.com




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