Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International airport polled 'world's worst airport'

ISLAMABAD- The Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) Islamabad has been voted as the worst airport in the world in a recent poll.

According to a poll by the Guide to Sleeping at Airports website, the Islamabad airport was voted as the worst based on comfort, facilities, cleanliness and customer service, website reported.

The Worst Airports of 2014 report included a quote from a traveler comparing it to a “central prison” because of “aggressive security checks”, crowds and dirt.

The website stated that travelers had also complained about the airport's inability to handle passengers for over a decade and thankfully, it seemed the end of BBIA was near as “A new airport is stated to be completed for mid-2016, which should dramatically improve air travel to the city."

Others appearing on list included Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, in Saudi Arabia, Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, in Nepal, and Tashkent International Airport, in Uzbekistan.
Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport came in at fourth place after three consecutive years on the top spot, mainly because of overcrowding and air conditioning problems in Terminal 1.

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