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Kansai International Airport Ranks No. 4 Worldwide in 2006 Airport of the Year Survey

May 26, 2006

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KIX No. 5 Worldwide in 2005 Airport of the Year Survey

Kansai International Airport has been rated the No. 5 airport in the overall rankings (and No. 4 in the Asia-Pacific region) of the 2005 Airport of the Year Survey carried out by the London-based airline and airport research company Skytrax.
※The survey is the result of feedback from about 5.6 million respondents from over 90 countries, during the 10 months from June 2004 to March 2005.

KIX's rank in the survey has risen over the past few years, from No. 12 in 2003, to No. 9 in 2004, and into the top 5 ranks this year. Respondents were impressed by KIX's cleanliness and the high quality of airport staff.

2005 Overall Rankings

1. Hong Kong International Airport (China)
2. Changi Airport (Singapore)
3. Incheon International Airport (Seoul, Korea)
4. Munich Airport International (Germany)
5. Kansai International Airport (Osaka, Japan)
6. Dubai International Airport (UAE)
7. KL International Airport (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
8. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands)
9. Copenhagen International Airport (Denmark)
10. Sydney Airport (Australia)
26. Narita International Airport (Narita, Japan)

We are extremely pleased with KIX's No. 5 ranking in the 2005 Airport of the Year Survey, and are proud that respondents praised the airport's cleanliness and the high quality of the staff. We are committed to maintaining this outstanding appraisal, and will continue our fine-tuned attention to detail to ensure that every visitor's experience is a pleasant one.
Atsushi Murayama, President, Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd.