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The misfortune airports in a universe revealed including Port Harcourt in Nigeria

October 20th, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Port Harcourt airfield in Nigeria is new entrance for 2015, and takes tip spot
  • Last year’s ‘worst airport,’ Islamabad, slides down to ninth mark in list
  • No UK or US entrants in this year’s tip ten, though one French entry 

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For many, a holiday starts from a impulse they set feet in a airport.

But these airports – that underline delights such as a tent for an arrivals gymnasium and assertive staff – are expected to pierce anyone on cloud 9 crashing behind to earth.

In a annual review, sleepinginairports.net revealed a set-back airports in a universe for 2015 – and here MailOnline Travel takes a closer demeanour during some of those that done it into a gymnasium of infamy.

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Despite not creation a 2014 World's Worst tip ten, Port Harcourt in Nigeria tops a raise this year

Despite not creation a 2014 World’s Worst tip ten, Port Harcourt in Nigeria tops a raise this year

1. Port Harcourt International Airport, Nigeria (PHC)

Fresh after scooping a honour of being named a Worst Airport in Africa by a website, Port Harcourt Airport in Nigeria comes tip of a raise on a universe ratings. 

Incredibly, Port Harcourt didn’t even seem on final year’s World’s Worst list.

‘With probably no seating, damaged air-conditioning and a tent for an Arrivals Hall, it was a onslaught for many electorate to pass a smallest compulsory volume of time here,’ says sleepinginairports.net.

Chinwe Owhoji writes on his one-star Google + review: ‘No signs for directions, 0 staff management, and a refurbishment work is holding for ever to get completed.’

2. Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport came second on a list, with travellers criticising a miss of services, bold immigration officers, extensive queues and worried steel chairs.

Saudi Arabia's Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport came second on a list

Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport came second on a list

WORST AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD

1. Port Harcourt International Airport (Nigeria)

2. King Abdulaziz International Airport (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

3. Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu, Nepal)

4. Tashkent International Airport (Uzbekistan)

5. Simon Bolivar International Airport (Caracas, Venezuela)

6. Toussaint Louverture International Airport (Port au Prince, Haiti)

7. Hamid Karzai International Airport (Kabul, Afghanistan)

8. Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

9. Benazir Bhutto International Airport (Islamabad, Pakistan)

10. Beauvais-Tille International Airport (Paris)

WORST AIRPORTS IN EUROPE

1. Beauvais-Tille International Airport (France)

2. Santorini Thira National Airport (Greece)

3. Rhodes International Airport (Greece)

4. Crete Heraklion International Airport (Greece)

5. Berlin Schönefeld International Airport (Germany)

6. Corfu International Airport (Greece)

7. Rome Ciampino International Airport (Italy)

8. Brussels Charleroi International Airport (Belgium)

9. Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport (Italy)

10. London Luton International Airport (England)

Results from sleepinginairports.co.uk 2016 survey 

People smoking in a non-smoking areas and bad smells wafting by from a bathrooms were also highlighted by visitors. 

However there could be some service for those drifting into Saudi Arabia imminently – a new airfield is believed to be prepared to open in mid-2016.

3. Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal

In third mark on a list comes Kathmandu’s usually ubiquitous Airport.

The airfield has been described as ‘a train hire in an bankrupt neighbourhood’.

You can see because some people have described a airfield in Kathmandu as some-more like 'a train station'

You can see because some people have described a airfield in Kathmandu as some-more like ‘a train station’

The miss of cleanliness was again a sold concern, as was a miss of soap, air-conditioning and unwashed smoking room. 

There have been some stresses on a site however – in Mar this year a Turkish Airlines craft skidded off a runway, and in Apr a airfield was sealed due to a harmful trembler that killed some-more than 9,000 people.  

4. Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s Tashkent International Airport was fourth on a list, with bad throng control a categorical grievance.

One traveller remarked: ‘The chairman behind we will be perplexing to cut in front by subtly ramming their container transport into a behind of your legs. Hold your ground!’

Tashkent Airport in Uzbekistan cumulative fourth place in a tip 10 set-back airports in a world

Tashkent Airport in Uzbekistan cumulative fourth place in a tip 10 set-back airports in a world

Another added: ‘Elbows are compulsory should we wish to say your mark in line, given any form of choice or throng control seems to be probably non-existent.’

Extensive queues via a airfield were also vital grievances, as good as a common problem of anticipating suitable seating.

5. Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport, Venezuela

‘Chaotic, worried and dull,’ was a ubiquitous thesis among people rating Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport in Venezuela.

While giveaway Wi-Fi and dual private lounges were highlighted as positives, bad peculiarity and choice of food, unsound seating and low-standard lavatory comforts saw this airfield strike series 5 in a rankings.

Customers to Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport have been warned to secure their luggage

Customers to Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport have been warned to secure their luggage

Back in Apr this year MailOnline reported how tourists travelling to Venezuela were being warned to take additional precautions with their luggage following a spate of thefts during a country’s categorical ubiquitous airport.

In a initial 4 months of this year, 42 workers during Simón Bolívar International Airport Maiquetia were arrested for hidden from tourists’ luggage. 

6. Port au Prince Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Haiti

Bathrooms that are frequency cleaned, assertive staff, and a miss of seating means Port au Prince creates series 6 in this years neglected list.

Writing on Google + caller Salaam Muhammad describes how it was ‘the set-back airfield he had ever seen.’ 

‘No restaurants, no nothing, really minimal atmosphere conditioning,’ he says.

Renee F, who is from Haiti, goes one step serve when she writes: ‘The airfield is a flaw and we am ashamed of it for myself , for my compatriots and for Toussaint Louverture whose name is on a building.’ 

The customary of a comforts during Port au Prince airfield in Haiti even annoy a locals

The customary of a comforts during Port au Prince airfield in Haiti even annoy a locals

7. Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport, Afghanistan

Cleanliness, comfort and friendship of staff were highlighted as a categorical concerns of visitors to Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan.

However, a domestic instability was highlighted as presumably being a cause in reviews.

Passenger Luke Matthews described his knowledge during a airfield as a ‘most terrible of his life,’ in a one-star Google + review. 

Kabul Airport is attempting to retrieve it's place out of a war-torn nation of Afghanistan

Kabul Airport is attempting to retrieve it’s place out of a war-torn nation of Afghanistan

8. Ho Chi Minh City Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport, Vietnam

The consult reported that business complained of bad Wi-Fi, unwashed bathrooms and bad preference of food outlets during Ho Chi Minh airport.

Other claims done by passengers travelling by a Vietnamese airports were that we could be fast-tracked by queues if we paid.

Nicole wrote: ‘Please be discreet with all associates we meet, generally when traffic with money.’

Writing on his three-star Google + review, Raymond Low says: ‘Basic, uninspiring though organic airport. Customs, immigration and ubiquitous airfield staff unfriendly, small oral English and green faced.’ 

Passengers are warned to be clever with their income during Ho Chi Minh airfield in Vietnam

Passengers are warned to be clever with their income during Ho Chi Minh airfield in Vietnam

9. Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan

It’s a acquire pierce down a list for Islamabad Benazir Bhutto Airport, that surfaced a raise for 2014.

Customers have likened Pakistan’s Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport to ‘a executive prison’ adding: ‘Many of a touts and cab drivers rob people during a airfield and outside’.

Islamabad Benazir Bhutto Airport has been described as like 'a prison

Islamabad Benazir Bhutto Airport has been described as like ‘a prison

Tourists also criticised a deficiency of throng control, ‘pervasive corruption’, unsuitable confidence checks and a altogether miss of cleanliness and technology.

However, certain improvements have been done in a final year that might explain a airport’s change down a list.

More counters have been non-stop for container and immigration, and a bathrooms and food outlets have been improved.

10. Paris Beauvais-Tille International Airport outward Paris, France

Paris Beauvais-Tille was voted a set-back airfield in Europe by those responding to a survey

Paris Beauvais-Tille was voted a set-back airfield in Europe by those responding to a survey

Paris Beauvais-Tille was voted a set-back airfield in Europe by those responding to a survey, and it only sneaked into a tip ten.

Poor hygiene, a miss of adequate seating, and a manners of staff were highlighted as a categorical grievances.

A month ago Olivia Webster wrote on Google +: ‘The singular many disorganised, unpleasant, sinister gross forgive for an airfield that I’ve ever had a set-back to visit.’ She rated it as one star out of five. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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