Sleeping in Airports

2014 Media Archives

2014 press and media archives
In 2014, The Guide to Sleeping in Airports was mentioned in these news and blog posts.

  • Weirdest Travel Websites – Fox News (January 8, 2014)
  • A Bumpy Takeoff for the Year in Air Travel – New York Times (January 14, 2014)
  • Cheap thrills: the best ways to save money on travel – Sunday Morning Herald (February 4, 2014)
  • Aquino apologises over ‘world’s worst airport’ – Gulf Times (April 16, 2014)
  • More flak for Manila airport – iafrica.com (April 16, 2014)
  • President ber om ursäkt för ”världens sämsta flygplats” – Aftonbladt (April 17, 2014)
  • Philippines president apologises over Manila airport, rated the world’s worst – Herald Sun (April 17, 2014)
  • Manila ‘world’s worst airport’: Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises – Traveller.com.au (April 17, 2014)
  • Philippine leader apologizes over ‘world’s worst airport’ – The China Post (April 17, 2014)
  • World’s worst airport: The head of state personally apologizes – eTurboNews.com (April 17, 2014)
  • Heat on Manila Airport – TTR Weekly (April 17, 2014)
  • Philippines president apologises over Manila airport, rated the world’s worst – The Daily Telegraph (April 17, 2014)
  • Philippine leader apologises over ‘world’s worst airport’ – Tengri News (April 17, 2014)
  • Philippine president apologises for Manila airport – Travel Weekly (April 18, 2014)
  • Probe Mismanagement of NAIA – ABS-CBN News (April 21, 2014)
  • Congressional probe on Naia’s ‘appalling global image’ sought – Inquirer (April 21, 2014)
  • Couple of things too – Inquirer (April 21, 2014)
  • SLAPEN OP DE LUCHTHAVEN – kilroyworld.nl (April 22, 2014)
  • Sleep Tight – Economist (August 22, 2014)
  • Einna verst að sofa í Leifs­stöð – mbl.is (September 22, 2014)
  • 10 of the Worst Airports in the World – Wall St. Cheat Street (September 30, 2014)
  • NAIA cited anew as ‘one of world’s worst airports’ – ABS-CBN News (October 6, 2014)
  • Philippine’s international airport tops worst airports list again – AsiaOneNews.com (October 8, 2014)
  • Naia is world’s No. 1 again – Inquirer.net (October 8, 2014)
  • NAIA still among world’s worst – Philstar.com (October 8, 2014)
  • Manila stung again by ‘worse airport’ tag – Gulf News (October 8, 2014)
  • Is anyone surprised that NAIA1 is worst airport in the world? – ABS-CBN News (October 8, 2014)
  • NAIA still on world’s worst airports list, but ‘improves’ with rank down to No. 7 – MSN (October 15, 2014)
  • NAIA still on world’s worst airports list, but ‘improves’ with rank down to No. 7 – InterAksyon (October 16, 2014)
  • NAIA no longer ‘world’s worst airport’ – ABS-CBN News (October 16, 2014)
  • NAIA 1 no longer world’s worst – Philstar.com (October 16, 2014)
  • Taiwan Taoyuan Int’l Airport improves in global passenger survey – Focus Taiwan News Channel (October 16, 2014)
  • Helsinki-Vantaa kolmen kärjessä! Näillä lentokentillä on paras nukkua – Rantapallo.fi (October 16, 2014)
  • NAIA Improves Ranking Slightly, No Longer “World’s Worst Airport” – WhenInManila.com (October 16, 2014)
  • Radio: BBC – Business Matters (October 17, 2014)
  • NAIA no longer worst airport – travelers’ poll – Philstar.com (October 17, 2014)
  • Airport ranked fifth-best in Asia by online survey – Taipei Times (October 17, 2014)
  • Taiwan Taoyuan Int’l Airport improves in passenger survey – The China Post (October 17, 2014)
  • Sleepovers a winner for HK airport – The Hong Kong Standard –  (October 17, 2014)
  • The world’s best airports for sleeping in (2014 edition) – Australian Business Traveller (October 17, 2014)
  • Islamabad replaces Manila at top of list of world’s worst airports – The Guardian (October 17, 2014)
  • Václav Havel Airport Prague Ranks Seventh in Europe in the Sleeping in Airports 2014 Survey – World News (October 17, 2014)
  • Cookies on a plane, find parking in Vegas, best airports to sleep in – Consumer Traveler (October 17, 2014)
  • Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world – The Independent (October 17, 2014)
  • EDITORIAL – No longer the worst, but… – Philstar (October 17, 2014)
  • NAIA Not the Worst Airport in the World Anymore for 2014 Said New Survey – Adobo Talk PH (October 17, 2014)
  • Manila terminal dislodged as world’s worst airport – Asia Travel Today (October 17, 2014)
  • Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International airport polled ‘world’s worst airport’ – The Nation (October 18, 2014)
  • Jeddah airport world’s second worst – Saudi Gazette (October 18, 2014)
  • Behold, the 10 worst airports in the entire world – i100 from the Independent (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad airport worst in the world: survey – Dawn.com (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International airport polled ‘world’s worst airport’ – Daily News & Analysis (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad Airport tops world’s worst airports’ list – The News Tribe (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad Airport ranked the ‘worst’ around the world: The Guardian report – Pakistan Today (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad airport voted the worst in the world: Poll – The Express Tribune (October 18, 2014)
  • Pakistan Airport Rated Worst in the World – RIA Novosti (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad replaces Manila at Top of list of world’s worst airports – Philippine Times (October 18, 2014)
  • Islamabad polled ‘world’s worst airport’ – Yahoo (India) (October 18, 2014)
  • Vuelos desde el infierno: los 10 peores aeropuertos del mundo – RT.com (October 18, 2014)
  • Yay? NAIA now only world’s 4th worst airport – report – GMA News (October 19, 2014)
  • Top of the charts: Islamabad airport voted worst in the world – The Express Tribune (October 19, 2014)
  • NAIA no longer world’s ‘worst airport’ – survey – Tempo (October 19, 2014)
  • ‘The Guide to Sleeping in Airports’: Jeddah airport second worst in the world – Al-Bawaba Business (October 19, 2014)
  • Saudi airports rated worst in the Middle East – ArabianBusiness.com (October 19, 2014)
  • Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad Airport in Pakistan the worst in the world – ZemTV (October 19, 2014)
  • Jeddah airport ranked world’s second worst – ConstructionWeekOnline.com (October 19, 2014)
  • Saudi airports rated worst in the Middle East – ArabianSupplyChain.com (October 19, 2014)
  • Jeddah airport ranked ‘second worst’ in world – Al Arabiya News (October 19, 2014)
  • OR Tambo airport best in Africa – website – IOL Travel (October 20, 2014)
  • Vietnam’s Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat listed among Asia’s worst airports – Thanh Nien Daily (October 20, 2014)
  • The world’s 10 WORST airports revealed, with tourists likening one to a ‘prison’ and branding another a ‘human sauna’ –DailyMail.co.uk (October 20, 2014)
  • Sorry state of Islamabad airport now a global embarrassment – Dawn.com (October 20, 2014)
  • World’s worst airport in 2014 is… – Fox31 Denver (October 20, 2014)
  • World’s worst airport in 2014 is… – CNN (October 20, 2014)
  • SA airports come out tops in survey – news24 (October 20, 2014)
  • OR Tambo voted Africa’s best airport – DestinyConnect.com (October 20, 2014)
  • The worst airports in the world – AOL (October 20, 2014)
  • Islamabad airport is worst in the world: Poll – Khaama Press (October 20, 2014)
  • World’s worst airport in 2014 is… – WPTZ.com (October 20, 2014)
  • Poll saying Vietnam airports among Asia’s worst not objective: aviation authority – Tuoi Tre News (October 20, 2014)
  • OPINION: Who’s the better operator of airports? – Philstar.com (October 20, 2014)
  • OR Tambo named the best airport in Africa – DestinyMan.com (October 20, 2014)
  • Honolulu International the third-worst airport – Honolulu Star Advertiser (October 20, 2014)
  • Are These the Worst Airports of 2014? – FlyerTalk.com (October 20, 2014)
  • Tashkent International one of the five worst airports in the world – UZNEWS.net (October 20, 2014)
  • One of the worst – Anhor.uz (October 20, 2014)
  • El peor aeropuerto del mundo en 2014 es… – CNN Espanol (October 20, 2014)
  • Radio: NJ 101.5 (October 21, 2014)
  • World’s 10 Worst Airport Terminals: Manila Airport No Longer Named Worst Airport, Replaced By Islamabad Airport –Travellers Today (October 21, 2014)
  • HNL 3rd-Worst Airport in the Nation – KIKI AM 990 (October 21, 2014)
  • TIA third worst airport in the world – The Himalayan (October 21, 2014)
  • South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport best in Africa – SouthAfrica.info (October 21, 2014)
  • Malaysia’s KLIA ranked sixth-best airport, Singapore is No.1 – Malay Mail Online (October 21, 2014)
  • Survey: Newark Liberty among worst airports – News 12 New Jersey (October 21, 2014)
  • World’s worst airport 2014: Islamabad, Pakistan – news.com.au (October 21, 2014)
  • Poor Jeddah airport rating rejected – Arab News (October 21, 2014)
  • Manila no longer home to world’s worst airport – Total Travel (October 21, 2014)
  • Saudi airspace among most dangerous in the world – ArabianBusiness.com (October 21, 2014)
  • Jeddah airport services not up to standard, admits GACA – Saudi Gazette (October 21, 2014)
  • Saudi Arabia hits back at ‘worst airports’ claim – ArabianBusiness.com (October 21, 2014)
  • Saudi Arabia Slams Critics Over Worst Airport Claims – GulfBusiness.com (October 21, 2014)
  • Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat rank low among Asian airports, but CAAV rejects assessment – VietNamNet Bridge (October 21, 2014)
  • La Guardia ranks tenth on a list of the world’s worst airports – New York Post (October 21, 2014)
  • Officials divided on scathing Asia survey of Vietnam’s airports – Thanh Nien News (October 21, 2014)
  • Roundup: High time for Vietnam to improve air service – Global Post (October 21, 2014)
  • LaGuardia Airport is worst airport in America – 9News Colorado (October 21, 2014)
  • Newark Liberty makes ’10 Worst Airports in North America’ list – New Jersey 101.5 (October 21, 2014)
  • World’s 10 Worst Airport Terminals: Manila Airport No Longer Named Worst Airport, Replaced By Islamabad Airport –Travelers Today (October 21, 2014)
  • Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat rank low among Asian airports, but CAAV rejects assessment – VietNamNet Bridge (October 21, 2014)
  • World’s 10 worst airports – Fox News (October 21, 2014)
  • Islamabad airport world’s worst – The Nation (October 22, 2014)
  • World’s 10 Worst Airports: NYC’s LaGuardia Only One in US – Newsmax.com (October 22, 2014)
  • Travel News 2014: 10 of the World’s Best and Worst Airports – Cross Map (October 22, 2014)
  • TIA third in world’s worst airports list – My Republica (October 22, 2014)
  • Asia Has World’s Best & Worst Airports 2014 [Complete Lists] – International Business Times (October 22, 2014)
  • Philippines’ airport woes – Philstar.com (October 22, 2014)
  • Vietnam should be more open to negative feedback on airports, passengers say – Tuoi Tre News (October 22, 2014)
  • Nepal ministries monitor ‘third worst airport’ – VancouverDesi.com (October 22, 2014)
  • Nepalese ministries monitor int’l airport – ShanghaiDaily.com (October 22, 2014)
  • LCC favourites among ‘worst’ airports – MRO Network (October 22, 2014)
  • Worst airports in North America – MyFoxNY.com (October 22, 2014)
  • Nepal ministries monitor ‘third worst airport’ – DaijiWorld.com (October 22, 2014)
  • Jeddah airport services not up to standard: aviation authority – Al Arabiya News (October 22, 2014)
  • Chennai is on Asia’s ‘worst airports’ list, yet again – The Hindu (October 22, 2014)
  • P/H, Abuja, Lagos among 10 Worst Airports in Africa – Survey – Daily Trust (October 22, 2014)
  • Nepal ministries monitor ‘third worst airport’ – The South Asian Times (October 22, 2014)
  • Vietnam’s Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat listed among Asia’s worst airports – VNExpress (October 22, 2014)
  • Os 10 piores aeroportos do mundo – Quero Saber (October 22, 2014)
  • Get some shut-eye at these airports – iafrica.com (October 23, 2014)
  • KLIA sixth best airport for sleeping – The Rakyat Post (October 23, 2014)
  • PHL: One Of The Worst Airports In The Country? – The Daily Meal (October 23, 2014)
  • Airport ‘black list’: Pakistan topples Manila as world’s worst – Emirates 24/7 (October 23, 2014)
  • Why is GACA so angry at Jeddah airport’s low rating? – Saudi Gazette (October 23, 2014)
  • Best airports for sleeping? Most of them are in Asia – Free Malaysia Today (October 23, 2014)
  • YVR is one of the World’s Best Airports… to sleep in – VanCityBuzz.com (October 23, 2014)
  • Vancouver airport ranks 5th in ‘Guide to Sleeping in Airports’ – CTV News (October 23, 2014)
  • Phila. International rated 6th-worst airport – Philly.com (October 23, 2014)
  • CAA rejects online survey deeming Islamabad airport as world’s worst – News Today (October 24, 2014)
  • Authorities should not dismiss survey panning Vietnam airports: minister – Thanh Nien News (October 24, 2014)
  • CAA rejects online survey deeming Islamabad airport as world’s worst – The Express Tribune (October 24, 2014)
  • This Is The Worst Airport In The World – Business Insider (October 24, 2014)
  • Vancouver airport ranks 5th in ‘Guide to Sleeping in Airports’ – Canada Standard (October 24, 2014)
  • The New Indian Express – Metro Rail Takes Chennai to Lonely Planet Top 10 (October 24, 2014)
  • Verdens værste lufthavn ligger i Pakistan – Ekstra Bladet (October 24, 2014)
  • Islamabad international airport: CAA shrugs off ‘world’s worst’ epithet – The Express Tribune (October 25, 2014)
  • The 10 Worst Airports In The World, According To Travelers – Huffington Post (October 25, 2014)
  • Writing on the wall for Saudi aviation – Gulf News (October 25, 2014)
  • Philadelphia International Ranked Among Worst Airports In North America – CBS Philly (October 25, 2014)
  • Los peores aeropuertos de 2014 son… – ABC Viajar (October 25, 2014)
  • When the truth hurts – Arab News (October 26, 2014)
  • CAA to enhance facilities for passengers at airports – The News (October 26, 2014)
  • Best Airports In The World 2014: See Which Airport topped The List; 9 Other Airports Given Credit For Their Best Facilities, Too! – KDramaStars.com (October 26, 2014)
  • PHL International Airport ranked among worst in North America – Philadelphia Business Journal (October 27, 2014)
  • Not such a happy landing – Independent Online Travel (October 28, 2014)
  • Service quality at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports under microscope – VietNamNet Bridge (October 28, 2014)
  • Major airports in Vietnam unfriendly: deputy transport minister – Tuoi Tre News (October 28, 2014)
  • Tallinn Airport among the best airports in Europe – Baltic Business News (October 28, 2014)
  • The 10 Worst Airports in the World – Thrillist (October 28, 2014)
  • The best and worst airports in the U.S., according to Twitter – Mashable (October 28, 2014)
  • Un aéroport français dans le classement des pires aéroports du monde – Le Figaro (October 28, 2014)
  • Europas sämsta flygplatser – affarsvarlden.se (October 28, 2014)
  • Top 5 best and worst airports in the world, according to sleepinginairports.net – The Strait Times (October 29, 2014)
  • Dubai International’s passenger traffic up 9.9% in September – AMEInfo.com (October 29, 2014)
  • CAA brushes off airports grading criteria – The Nation (October 29, 2014)
  • Os melhores e piores aeroportos, na visão de viajantes – Exame.com (October 29, 2014)
  • Himmel oder Hölle? Die besten und die schlechtesten Flughäfen – Format.at (October 29, 2014)
  • Canadian blogger sparks soul searching at Vietnam’s airports – Thanh Nien News (October 30, 2014)
  • Warsaw’s Modlin airport named one of worst in Europe – TheNews.pl (October 30, 2014)
  • OP-ED: Vietnam should rally to improve airports after making black list – Thanh Nien News (October 31, 2014)
  • Shahjalal airport Asia’s ninth worst – prothom-alo.com (October 31, 2014)
  • Better Safe Than Sorry – Nepali Times (October 31, 2014)
  • Is Islamabad airport really the worst airport in the world? – The Express Tribune Blog (October 31, 2014)
  • Shahjalal Airport Asia’s 9th worst airport – The Daily Observer (October 31, 2014)
  • Shahjalal Airport one of the worst in Asia – Dhaka Tribune (October 31, 2014)
  • OP-ED: Vietnam should rally to improve airports after making black list – Thanh Nien News (October 31, 2014)
  • The pains of being worst – The Financial Express (October 31, 2014)
  • The ninth worst airport in Asia – The Daily Star (November 1, 2014)
  • Shahjalal Airport Asia’s ninth worst: Survey – The Financial Express (November 1, 2014)
  • Dar Airport among worst in Africa – IPP Media (November 1, 2014)
  • Tallinn Airport among best airports in Europe – DELFI (November 2, 2014)
  • Video: Europe’s third worst airport: Witness these awful baggage handlers – DailyMail.co.uk
  • Video: The World’s Worst Airports – Huffington Post
  • Tribhuvan Int’l Airport ranked third worst in the world – Nepalese Voice
  • Second from top vs. second from bottom – Saudi Gazette
  • Slideshow: The World’s Worst Airports – NineMSN.com
  • World’s 3rd worstest airport – Nepali Times
  • विश्वका झुर एयरपोर्टको सूचीमा त्रिभुवन बिमानस्थल तेस्रो – Online Khabar
  • L’aéroport international d’Alger dans le top 5 africain – El Watan (November 3, 2014)
  • World’s Worst Airports of 2014 (PHOTOS) – The Weather Channel (November 4, 2014)
  • Tallinn Airport among best airports in Europe – Business Quarter (November 4, 2014)
  • JNIA: We cannot cope with huge number of passengers – The Citizen (November 6, 2014)
  • Benazir Bhutto International tops list of world’s worst airports – Vancouver Sun (November 6, 2014)
  • Noi Bai airport’s director apologizes for poor services – Thanh Nien (November 7, 2014)
  • Travel Scene: Some world airports are grounded in travelers survey – Post Bulletin (November 7, 2014)
  • New Survey Reveals Best and Worst Airports in the World – Flight Network (November 8, 2014)
  • Singapore Changi takes the honours as world’s best airport – The National (November 9, 2014)
  • Chennai Is On The List Of Asia’s ‘Worst Airports’ In 2014 – Silicon India News (November 11, 2014)
  • Struggling NAIA terminals – good news and bad news – Philippine Star (November 18, 2014)
  • How to avoid being frazzled while on holiday this Christmas – The Australian (November 21, 2014)
  • This time, it’s Pia Cayetano slamming NAIA – Inquirer.net (November 21, 2014)
  • 6 American Airports Travelers Should Avoid During the Holidays – Wall Street Cheat Street (November 22, 2014)
  • Nigerian airports among the worst in Africa, FAAN differs – The Guardian (November 23, 2014)
  • Low rating of Nigerian airportsThe Guardian (December 3, 2014)
  • What Are Some Tips to Survive Sleeping in an Airport? Outside Magazine (December 17, 2014)
  • Naia 1 rehab on track, says Abaya Inquirer.net (December 17, 2014)
  • Still on the poor state of Nigerian airportsBusinessDay (December 18, 2014)