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NAIA Cited as "Worst Airport" Anew

NAIA Cited as “Worst Airport” Anew

| On 07, Oct 2014

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) was once again ranked as one of the world’s worst airports.

US website Cheat Sheet said the NAIA is among the 10 worst airports citing poor facilities, incapacity and impolite staffs as among the reasons why the site is worst in the world. It also cited an article from CNBC proving of it’s incapacity.

“This Manila-based airport struggles with 32 million passengers who uses the its facility each year. That shouldn’t come as a shock, though, considering it only has the capacity for 6 million passenger, according to CNBC,” the article said.

The article however noted that the plans of the government to build a new airport is quite promising.

“Travelers complained about the airport’s rundown facilities, impolite staff and officials, and long wait times. There is, however, some good news for this Philippine airport: CNBC writes that the government there is planning to build a new one, which it hopes to have up and running in five years,” the article added.

Check out the list:

  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport – Philippines
  • Charles De Gaulle – France
  • Los Angeles International – USA
  • Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport – Italy
  • LaGuardia Airport – New York, USA
  • Zurich International – Switzerland
  • N’Djamena International Airport – Chad
  • Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport – Russia
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport- USA
  • Calcutta Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport – India

Last years, The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, named NAIA as the worst airport citing discomfort, inconvenience, incapacity, corruption etc. as the reasons.

The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) which handles the improvement of the NAIA, asks for the understanding from the people as the development is still on going.


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