Our awards

 

5 STARS AIRPORT

Agency that delivers the award: SKYTRAX

Year of reference: 2022

Skytrax is a UK-based international air transport research organisation that provides performance ranking and benchmarking in the airline and airport industry. Through the Airport Audit & Star Ranking, independent Skytrax auditors conduct an on-site audit considering more than 800 different key performance indicators, i.e., tangible elements that guarantee excellent customer service. Following its audit at Fiumicino at the end of 2022, Skytrax awarded Fiumicino's Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport the prestigious 5 stars, the maximum points, making it the second airport in the European Union to display such a certificate of excellence, crowning the company's commitment to guaranteeing its passengers the best possible experience.

 

 

 

DIRECTOR GENERAL’S ROLL OF EXCELLENCE

Awarding body: ACI (AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL)

Reference year: 2021

The prestigious 'Director General's Roll of Excellence' award given by ACI (Airports Council International) to Fiumicino airport confirms that the Roman airport consistently offers excellent service according to its passengers, as expressed through the international 'Airport Service Quality' (ASQ) survey. This award was created by ACI to honour airports that have won multiple ASQ/Customer experience awards over the past five years. In fact, Rome-Fiumicino airport has received the ASQ/Customer experience award five times in a row, joining the exclusive club of airports in the world to receive such an accolade, demonstrating its role as a model in the industry for service excellence.

 

 

BEST AIRPORT IN EUROPE

(airports with over 40 million passengers per year)

Institution that presented the award: ACI (AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL)

Years of reference: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

The Airport Service Quality is an international survey on customer satisfaction, conducted by ACI (Airports Council International) through a standardised questionnaire distributed to passengers at the gate before boarding.  The survey is carried out in more than 350 airports worldwide.  Passengers have the opportunity to assess the services at the airport and express their overall satisfaction with customer experience by giving a score from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent).

The votes cast by passengers enabled Rome Fiumicino airport to earn its first place in the ranking amongst European airports with more than 40 million passengers per year for five consecutive times (from 2017 to 2021). Even during the Covid-19 pandemic, which was such a difficult and demanding time for the air transport sector, travellers at "Leonardo da Vinci" appreciated the efforts of Aeroporti di Roma in guaranteeing a quality service. 

 




 

BEST AIRPORT AWARD

(airports with over 25 million passengers per year)

 

Institution that presented the award: ACI EUROPE (AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL EUROPE

Years of reference: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022

The Best Airport Award is delivered by ACI Europe (Airports Council International Europe) to airports that have achieved excellence across a whole range of disciplines including retail, security, operations, facilities, community relations, environmental awareness and customer service. In years 2018 and 2019, after an accurate examination, judges have awarded to Rome-Fiumicino airport the prestigious award of Best Airport in Europe.

In 2020, Airports Council International Europe awarded Fiumicino Airport as the best airport in Europe, awarding it the “Best Airport Award” and it is the first time in the history of ACI acknowledgements that the award has been allocated for three years in a row to the same airport. In 2022, the award was allocated in the category of hubs with over 40 million passengers. This is the 4th time in the last 5 years that ADR has been ranked first among European airports, following the evaluation of a jury of experts from the European travel industry.

 



 

 

 

BEST AIRPORT STAFF IN EUROPE

Agency that delivers the award: SKYTRAX

Years of reference: 2022

Skytrax is a UK-based international air transport research organisation that provides performance ranking and comparative benchmarking in the airline and airport industry.
The prize for the best airport staff is awarded by the organisation if precise criteria are met for the friendliness and efficiency of the customer service staff, i.e., the staff in direct contact with passengers, the staff at the information desks, the border staff, the security staff and the staff at the airport sales points.



 

WORLD’S MOST IMPROVED AIRPORT 

Institution that presented the award: SKYTRAX

Years of reference: 2018

Skytrax is a UK based international air transport research organisation, that provides performance ranking and benchmarking across the airline and airport industry. Under a customer survey conducted by Skytrax, customers have the opportunity, online, to rate the services they experienced at different airports worldwide. After an outstanding increase on scores given by customers to our airport in 2018, Rome-Fiumicino airport has won the “World’s Most Improved Airport” award.

 

 

 

 

AIRPORT HEALTH ACCREDITATION 

Institution that presented the award: ACI (AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL)

Year awarded: 2020, 2021

The ACI Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) programme provides airports with a document-based assessment of how aligned their health measures are with the recommendations of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) through the ‘Council Aviation Restart Task Force’ (CART), with the EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) ‘Covid-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol’ guidelines and international best practice. 

 

 

 

 

AIRPORT HEALTH MEASURES AUDIT PROGRAMME – ACI BUREAU VERITAS

Awarding entity: Airports Council International (ACI) World in partnership with Bureau Veritas.

Years of reference: 2020

Airports Council International (ACI) World launched the "Airport Health Measures Audit Program" (AHMA), completing the "Airport Health Accreditation" (AHA) certification system created during the summer of 2020 and which was based on the documentary analysis of the measures taken by airports (Fiumicino and Ciampino are the first airports in the European Union and the third airports in the world to obtain this certification).
The "AHMA", developed in partnership with Bureau Veritas, consists of an on site audit, with the aim of validating and demonstrating the effective implementation of measures to combat COVID-19.
The audit process was performed by Bureau Veritas inspectors, through the use of a specific checklist developed by a group of health, safety, hygiene and air transport specialists to cover all aspects of health measures and recommendations published by international organisations (ACI, ICAO).
Following the on-site audits of 17-18 December 2020 (Fiumicino) and 21 December 2020 (Ciampino), the two Rome airports were found to be compliant at every stage of the airport processes, making them the first airports in the world to obtain the SafeGuard™ certification.

 

 

 

COVID-19 SKYTRAX AIRPORT RATING 2020

Institution that presented the award: SKYTRAX

Year awarded: 2020

Skytrax is a UK-based international aviation research organisation that provides performance ranking and benchmarking in the aviation and airport sector. 
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the company conducts audits that are based on a combination of checks on the efficiency of procedures, visual observations and ATP testing (bioluminescence test on surfaces showing the presence of adenosine triphosphate; depending on the ATP levels found, the tests are either passed, failed or to be monitored).
In the inspection and relevant rating assessment, in which Skytrax follows the OMS and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) Council Aviation Recovery Task Force” Best Practice levels, the CART guidelines and the EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) “COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol”, Rome-Fiumicino International Airport was awarded a 5 STAR rating, the first airport to ever receive such recognition globally. 

 


 

 

COVID-19 AIRPORT EXCELLENCE AWARD

Institution that presented the award: SKYTRAX

Years of reference: 2021

The award, granted in 2021, recognises airports that were nominated by passengers for providing the highest health, hygiene and safety protocols during the pandemic. Passengers rated the airport's standards against COVID-19 in all key categories, including: signage and social distancing, correct use of face masks, visibility and availability of hand sanitiser, hygiene procedures at security checkpoints, cleanliness in the terminal and in the toilets.

 


 

 

BIOSAFETY TRUST CERTIFICATION

Institution that presented the award: RINA

Year awarded: 2020

The certification awarded by RINA is the result of a careful investigation into the containment measures taken for all possible forms of contagion, from less dangerous to more harmful viruses such as Ebola and Covid-19, which involved every single part of our airports: from airport services to ICT systems, from infrastructure maintenance to commercial activities, from assistance services to security checks, from cleaning services to car parks, including a careful review of information flows to employees and passengers. 

 

 

 

LEADERSHIP IN SUSTAINABILITY AND COMMITMENT TO RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL

Institution that presented the award: United Nations World Tourism Organization

Year awarded: 2020

The United Nations award recognises ADR’s long-standing commitment to sustainability, which is integrated into the business model to create economic, social and environmental value. 

 

 

ACI EUROPE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AWARD


Institution that presented the award: ACI EUROPE 

Reference years: 2021

ADR won for the first time in 2021 the "ACI Europe Digital Transformation Award", a competition open to all European airports regardless of size, which required details of the implementation of one or more solutions that correspond to the SESAR vision of the "Single European Sky" to be presented, highlighting technologies in the following areas: (i) Automation and autonomy, (ii) Air/ground integration, (iii) Virtualisation, (iv) Connectivity, (v) Data sharing. The jury awarded the prize to ADR for the focus on innovation and digital solutions that it has brought to the forefront, with particular appreciation for the airport's investment in the brand new Airport Operation Center, and for the implementation of the new innovation model focused on Open Innovation.
 


 

 

 

 
 

CORPORATE INNOVATION AWARD – PLUG AND PLAY
 

Reference years: 2022

At the Plug and Play Travel & Smart Cities EXPO Day (PNP) held in Vienna, ADR received the 'Plug and Play Corporate Innovation Award' as the best global corporate partner in the Travel & Hospitality sector, for its commitment to promoting open innovation initiatives and building the 'airport of the future'.

As part of PNP's global event, which took place in Silicon Valley from 14-16 June 2022, in the presence of more than 2,000 start-ups and corporates, ADR presented its innovation model, and was considered the European benchmark for travel innovation according to Amir Amidi, Managing Director of PNP's travel & hospitality business.


 

 

 

FUTURE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE AWARD – POWER LIST

 

Reference year: 2022

At the Future Travel Experience EXPO EMEA in Dublin, the ADR Innovation Team received the 'FTE Airport Transformation Power List' award at the EMEA level, for having developed an operating model that fosters the diffusion of a culture of innovation in the company, ensuring the development of an 'airports for innovation' network to drive collaboration with start-ups and open innovation partners and identifying innovation projects through the scouting of company best practices and new enabling technologies.