Not seen in the best light by Portuguese air travelers. Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon is ranked the worst of the 132 airports in the world by the German website AirHelp.
Out of 10 possible ‘points’, the Portuguese capital airport received an overall rating of 5.76, taking into account departure and arrival delays, quality of service and available food and shops.
In the undefeated city, the perception of Sá Carneiro Airport was very positive, although it did not stand alone among the world-class rated infrastructure. It was voted the eighth worst in the world with a score of 6.46.
In addition to the Portuguese airports, AirHelp reports that eight of the ten worst such infrastructure in the world are located on the European continent: Lisbon, Eindhoven, Bucharest, Malta, Manchester, Paris, Porto and London.
Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar, with a score of 8.39 out of 10, was selected as the best airport in the world.
Next on the list is Tokyo International Airport in Tokyo, Japan (with 8.38 points) and Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece (with 8.38 points) closing in the top 3.
Here is a complete list of the best and worst airports in the world:
Most Passenger Satisfaction:
Hamad International Airport (Doha, Qatar)
Tokyo International Airport (Tokyo, Japan)
Athens International Airport (Athens, Greece)
Afonso Pena International Airport (Curitiba, Brazil)
Gdańsk Lech Wałęa Airport (Gdańsk, Polynia)
Moscow Sheremetio International Airport (Moscow, Russia)
Singapore Changi Airport (Singapore, Singapore)
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, India)
Tenerife North Airport (Tenerife, Spain)
Viracopos / Campinas International Airport (Campinas, Brazil)
Recipients of bad reviews:
Lisbon Portella Airport (Lisbon, Portugal)
Kuwait International Airport (Kuwait, Kuwait)
Eindhoven Airport (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Henry Konda International Airport (Bucharest, Romania)
Malta International Airport (Malta, Malta)
Manchester Airport (Manchester, United Kingdom)
Paris Orly Airport (Paris, France)
Porto Airport (Porto, Portugal)
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Toronto, Canada)
London Gatwick Airport (London, United Kingdom)