| Phnom Penh International Airport. (Photo: phnompenhpost.com)
The award was bestowed on Thursday during the CAPA Asia Summit in Singapore. According to a statement from Cambodia Airports, the company that manages all international airports in the Kingdom, Phnom Penh earned the distinction due to its many contributions to the aviation industry.
CAPA Chairman Emeritus Peter Harbison noted that Phnom Penh’s airport has experienced strong growth in recent years, with passenger volume increasing by 50 percent from 2015 to 2018. He added that the cargo payload capacity at the airport has almost doubled during the same period.
CAPA is a leading provider of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industries. Its “Aviation Awards for Excellence” were established in 2002 and comprise 10 categories.