Eindhoven Airport wins Zoover Award
Eindhoven, 18 April 2014
Eindhoven Airport has been voted the most popular airport in the Netherlands by visitors to the authoritative consumer website Zoover.nl. Speed, service and atmosphere are three key reasons why passengers increasingly prefer to fly from Eindhoven Airport. Over the past year, the number of passengers has risen by 10% compared with 2012 and by 15% in the first quarter of this year.
Last year, Eindhoven Airport opened its brand-new terminal and hotel. The new construction consists of a modernised forecourt measuring 2,000 m2 with additional retail and catering facilities, a 2,700 m2 extension to the arrival hall, 2,700 m2 additional office space and the 120-room Tulip Inn Eindhoven Airport hotel. The terminal has been completely refurnished in order to be more customer-friendly and to speed up passenger services.
In 2013, Eindhoven Airport also launched a Facebook VIP programme, a completely revamped website and on-line parking service in order to further improve the assistance given to passengers in preparing for their flights.
“We are of course really proud of the fact that Eindhoven Airport was voted the Most Popular Airport in the Netherlands in the consumer poll. Winning the Zoover Award is the ultimate compliment for everything we have done over the past few months to make passengers feel even more at home. It is deserved recognition of the work that all the airport personnel have done.„ Joost Meijs, Managing Director Eindhoven Airport
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About Eindhoven Airport
Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.