Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World



The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air Help, an air passenger rights specialist.

The survey is based on several parameters. On-time performance, which calculates how likely it is that the flights will be on time; service quality, based on the opinions of thousands of passengers regarding customer service; and queues are also considered into the rankings. The cleanliness of the airport’s food and shops, based on the rating passengers give to each airports’ eating and shopping options, is also taken into account.

According to the survey, Athens’ international airport came in third in the entire world behind the international airports in Doha, Qatar and Tokyo.

 According to the survey, the ten best airports on the globe are, in order:

1. Hamad International Airport, Qatar (DOH)
2. Tokyo International Airport, Japan (HND)
3. Athens International Airport, Greece (ATH)
4. Afonso Pena International Airport, Brazil (CWB)
5. Gdansk Lech Wałęsa Airport, Poland (GDN)
6. Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia (SVO)
7. Changi Airport Singapore, Singapore (SIN)
8. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, India (HYD)
9. Tenerife North Airport, Spain (TFN)
10. Viracopos/Campinas International Airport, Brazil (VCP)

The 10 worst airports in the world are:

123. London Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom (LGW)
124. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Canada (YTZ)
125. Porto Airport, Portugal (OPO)
126. Paris Orly Airport, France (ORY)
127. Manchester Airport, United Kingdom (MAN)
128. Malta International Airport, Malta (MLA)
129. Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania (OTP)
130. Eindhoven Airport, Holland (EIN)
131. Kuwait International Airport, Kuwait (KWI)
132. Lisbon Portela Airport, Portugal (LIS)