Casablanca’s airport beat Mauritius’ Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport 2016 winner and South Africa’s Durban Airport in second and third place respectively.
CMN won the best African airport catering for over 2 million passengers per year whiles Nairobi Airport in Kenya was also adjudged the most improved facility in the Africa region.
The Airport Service Quality (ASQ) program is based on a passenger satisfaction survey of airports in several countries, says ACI.
The CMN is the hub for three top Moroccan airlines: Air Arabia Maroc, Royal Air Maroc and Royal Air Maroc Express. It was among sixteen airports making a first time appearance in the awards.