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2010 Top 10 Best Airports and Interesting Airport Articles

15 Nov

Hope everyone has a good weekend. Say “hello” to a new week!

Topic for today : Airports

What is the first thing you see once you step out of the plane? Yes, you are in the airport – the first point of entry to a foreign country. As impression goes – it can be a “wow” experience, so-so feeling or terrifying appall. Given a choice, you will either return here or with all due harsh leave immediately!

So airports and all the facilities provided there play an important role in gaining return passengers.

Airports are constantly upgrading and competing with one another. Countries with heavy reliance on tourism have to keep abreast of customers feedback and improve their services to draw more passengers into local economies.

Listed below are three different reviews on 2010 Best Airports. Each reviewer has his or her own criteria in choosing the best of the airports. Let’s take a look and compare.

 

A) World Airport Awards

According to the Skytrax World Airport Awards,  here is the list :

  1. Singapore Changi Airport
  2. Seoul Incheon International Airport
  3. Hong Kong International Airport
  4. Munich Airport
  5. Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  6. Zurich Airport
  7. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
  8. Beijing Capital International Airport
  9. Auckland International Airport
  10. Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

 

B) Guardian

According to the Guardian, here is Top 10 Best Airports :

  1. El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
  2. Santos Dumont, Rio de Janeiro
  3. Dulles Washington DC
  4. Kansai Osaka
  5. Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong
  6. Barajas, Madrid
  7. Charles de Gaulle, Paris
  8. Banjul Gambia
  9. Changi, Singapore
  10. King Abdulaziz Jeddah

 

C) The Guide to Sleeping in Airports

Here is an interesting website review of the Top 10 Best airports :

  1. Singapore
  2. Seoul Incheon
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Amsterdam
  5. Munich
  6. Frankfurt
  7. Auckland
  8. Vancouver
  9. Zurich
  10. San Francisco

 

For the most part, I find the reviews on the best airports quite interesting and entertaining. To each, his or her own. One person’s comfort is another person’s pain.

If you are on a budget and want to save cost, how about sleeping at airports? Check out this website : Sleeping in Airports

As an aside, here is an interesting article on unusual airports of the world : Totally Top 10

Another interesting article on the Top 10 Most Dangerous Airports to Land : Wonders World

 

Till next time, have a great week ahead!

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