jpintoa
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HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 11:55 am

CNN said that HKG, MCO and DEN were the best airports
 
DLKAPA
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:01 pm

Best airports. So now that you've made this post, I'm left wondering if it's the best airports for:

Connecting
Aesthetics
Finding Drug Stashes
Getting laid in the bathroom
Getting kidnapped by international terrorists
Getting kidnapped by the military and taken to secret underground prison...

More specifics please.
And all at once the crowd begins to sing: Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same
 
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ERJ170
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:04 pm

Best airports. So now that you've made this post, I'm left wondering if it's the best airports for:

Connecting
Aesthetics
Finding Drug Stashes
Getting laid in the bathroom
Getting kidnapped by international terrorists
Getting kidnapped by the military and taken to secret underground prison...


DANG!!!!!!!! Those are some plucked up criteria!
Aiming High and going far..
 
nosedive
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:07 pm

Connecting: TUL
Aesthetics: MEM
Finding Drug Stashes: DTW
Getting laid in the bathroom: LAS
Getting kidnapped by international terrorists: AFW
Getting kidnapped by the military and taken to secret underground prison...: Stapleton
 
gigneil
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:08 pm

Denver is, simply, a fabulous facility.

MCO I like fine.

Never been to HKG.

N
 
DLKAPA
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:24 pm

Connecting: DRO
Aesthetics: MEM
Finding Drug Stashes: AMS
Getting laid in the bathroom: AMS
Getting kidnapped by international terrorists: AMS again, go figure!
Getting kidnapped by the military and taken to secret underground prison: TPH
And all at once the crowd begins to sing: Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same
 
TrappedinMKG
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:30 pm

Nosedive...clearly you've never been to Detroit. The drug dealers in Detroit can't afford to fly. It's a really nice airport, and it doesn't deserve the bad rap it gets. I think DTW should change its code to RLS or something (something that's not taken) and call itself the Romulus/SE Michigan International, since people can't seem to get over their biases about Detroit.
 
corey07850
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:41 pm

This story was on the local Orlando news and I believe it was "Friendiest" Airport... not simply the "best"... They took into account the facilities, shopping, restaurants, etc...
 
nosedive
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:42 pm

Nosedive...clearly you've never been to Detroit.
I was there this summer, thanks for knowing me so well

It's a really nice airport, and it doesn't deserve the bad rap it gets. I think DTW
Sure, but Smith still looks like crap....maybe I should have bestowed the honors of aesthetics to a former NW terminal instead of a current one? (Oh, and before the MEM guys jump my ass, I lived there for most of my life). Speaking of MEM/DTW comparisons, people dog MEM all the time, including myself...yet we can take it in stride  Big grin
 
DLKAPA
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:44 pm

I often refer to suburban Denver as "Sh*t town." Guess what. I'm from there.

And all at once the crowd begins to sing: Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same
 
Scott4AA
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Fri Dec 17, 2004 8:01 am

Nosedive,
Out of curiosity, when did you connect in TUL? It's my hometown airport, great little place.

--Scott
American Airlines - We Know Why You Fly
 
AirWales
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Fri Dec 17, 2004 8:29 am

Yes MCO is a fantastic airport. Light and bright throughout. Going to HKG next year so I will let you know my views on that when the time comes!
 
Dazed767
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Fri Dec 17, 2004 9:20 am

MCO - Airside 1 and 3 need a lot of work. True the hurricanes added to the problem, but those 2 airsides are real out dated. The terminals are nice, and the other 2 airsides are eye pleasing, I'm suprised we got 'friendliest' though.
 
aussie747
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RE: HKG, MCO And DEN The Best Airports?

Fri Dec 17, 2004 11:11 am

Well, for the Official ranking for this year in terms of overall criteria (from skytrax) was as follows.

Airport of the Year 2004 - Final Rankings

1st - Hong Kong Int'l Airport

2nd - Singapore Changi Airport

3rd - Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

4th - Seoul Incheon Airport

5th - Kuala Lumpur KLIA Airport


http://www.airlinequality.com/2004/airport_04_entry.htm

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