Not everyone gets caught up in the chaos of flying
These airports of popular resorts have no problems
Stress and frustration at the airport before vacation? Not what you want, only unfortunately a reality at many international airports at the moment. If you’re traveling to the right airports, things are different. Blick knows where things are most comfortable.
Publication date: 06/07/2022 at 00:48
Updated: 10:38 am
Wherever you travel, it takes a lot of time, patience and good nerves – you might think! Reports of chaos at airports such as Amsterdam, London or Dublin have been piling up in recent days. Blick’s test with Reto Scherrer (46) from the weekend shows it’s just as disorganized as it sounds. There is a shortage of personnel in baggage handling and logistics at the airport and in the cabin.
However, and that’s the good news, things are much more comfortable at many of the smaller airports in European holiday destinations. Blake asked the largest Swiss travel agency: At what airports can you start your vacation without clutter or hassle?
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According to Hotelplan spokeswoman Bianca Gähweiler, customers have not reported any problems on the Greek holiday islands. Rhodes And the cos. According to media reports, you also have in Athens The situation is under control – because the airport is not an international hub.
Only positive feedback will come from Gran Canaria-Tourists. He is comfortable in airports Heraklion On the island of Crete and cheesy in Madeira. Catania in SicilyOlympia in Sardinia or Larnaca In Cyprus it is also included according to the hotel plan. What all these airports have in common is that they are final destinations for the vast majority of passengers and not hubs for subsequent flights.
One of the largest airports, which also seems to operate without long waiting times, is Antalya (turkey). According to the German “Daily News” There are enough personnel there, and the airport is ready in time to attack in the summer.
Well served at regional airports
“The vast majority of our customers can take the trip as planned and largely without issues,” Kuoni spokesperson Markus Flick wrote upon request. In any case, travel agencies recommend checking in online as soon as possible and going to the airport three hours before departure.
For travel providers Tui and Hotelplan, smaller airports are attractive alternatives to larger airports. They explicitly mention Bern Airport. “Short distances and efficient handling,” TUI spokeswoman Constanze Andrianello says as advantages.
In fact, Bern airport is gaining popularity due to the chaos of summer flights. “Flights are currently very crowded,” Ors Reif, 57, chief executive of Berne Airport, says in an interview with Blake. The regional airport boasts short wait times, but can currently only serve a dozen destinations. However, if you want to avoid the chaos, regional airports are basically a good option.
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