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TORONTO: Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport has been again voted as one among the top ten Most Scenic Airport Landings in the world.
Located on Toronto Island, the airport ranks seventh in a global poll by Private Fly. It is the fourth consecutive time that the airport has landed on the list of the top 10 scenic airports in the world.
It is also the only Canadian airport in the ranking. Other scenic airports include Donegal Airport in Ireland, Queenstown Airport in New Zealand and Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in France.
“Billy Bishop Airport has come to be recognized as a world-class gateway to and from Toronto thanks to its unique passenger service that includes complimentary shuttle service, full-service lounges, shorter lines and proximity to downtown,,’’ said Geoffrey Wilson, CEO of PortsToronto which owns and operates Billy Bishop Airport.
“The unparalleled views of the city’s skyline and vibrant harbour is an added perk that has become a favourite among many passengers, and we are thrilled to once again be recognized in Private Fly’s World’s Most Scenic Airport Landings poll.’’
Billy Bishop Airport handles 2.8 million passengers annually and offers a stunning view of Toronto’s skyline during landings and take-offs.
The airport was also named one of North America’s top regional airports by Skytrax World Airport Awards and in Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Service Quality Awards in March this year..
It also ranked sixth in a Top 10 list of global airports by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards in 2017.