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Go on then, we can scrape the bottom of the barrel in these trying times. This the ones you've been to and discuss.
One of the most batshit crazy airports in the world
Got followed into the toilets by porters who thought I was an actor from a soap.
What exciting times we live in
I have a story here: left my passport on the plane the first time I went to Primavera. Got to customs, realised I didn't have it. Tried to go back to where the plane had taxied to but obvs there's a load of security and that, and anyway it had gone. Back at customs, the border guards phoned BA with no luck and eventually let me enter the country WITHOUT A PASSPORT.
NB: BA did find my passport and I picked it up about an hour later.
The most DiS airport of them all.
Cool airport, one of the best toilets.
yes, I have a wishlist
pilot's cabin door was open the whole time. was sitting in the front row of seats. could see the landing through the front windscreen of the aeroplane. increds scenes. like the krypton factor simulator round or sutin.
SUCH a shit airport. Well disappointed.
for such massive airports, they are so shit, small and disappointing once you're checked in.
we encountered a collapsed ceiling with loads of men cleaning up raw sawage. They just waved everyone through passport control before people started fainting from the stench.
WELCOME TO NEW YORK
Such a good joke
(the one that is actually near brussels)
Actually when we took off in Sandakan a HUGE lighning bolt went right across the sky and I thought it was going to strike the plan and we'd all die.
Check out the TGV!
I beeped when I went through security and they didn't even bother frisking me. Also there's nothing there. NOTHING.
In Kuching airport (I think it was this one?) the VIP lounge was just eight normal airport departure lounge seats with a little red chord around them and a laminated sign saying "VIP" in black letters on a white background :D
worst I've been to in mainland Europe I think.
Loads of places you can go to sit and read in peace.
if you have a connection with a different airline you have to leave the actual airport via subway to get your bag, then queue for fucking ages with all the dickheads, then get the subway back in.
i was only half a person back then
(This thread has descended into indie points scoring, which I am all for. Still got a couple of big hitters left)
I didn't realise everyone would be so on-board with it. You can never tell with these threads.
stop following me around the world
Didn't leave the airport though. TRANSIT 4 LYF
NB: coldest airport ever
en route to Beijing.
Havent been to New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport
Thats probably my second biggest hitter, and now an ex airport, so no-one can run there to get their slice of my indie points pie. Going to save my top answer until this is a 500 reply thread.
Well, in July this will be added to the list!
Think all of mine are in this thread now
fuck knows, hunners.
wow. I mean I was sure there'd be plenty of folk with loads more than me but hundreds is loads
There's probably, what, 70 airports in the world? Maybe 75 at a push?
unless you make a new thread.
MINNEAPOLIS ST PAUL
not when it snows and you get trapped there
At night during the big blackout about 10 years back. Landed in the dark, big applause from passengers. Had to get our luggage off by hand and then slept on the floor in the arrivals lounge because there was no way to get into the city. Incredible scenes, etc.
on this airline
Yeah I know about that airline, founded by Niki Lauda innit? I need to fly on it so badly.
combines dissers favourite things: shameless boasting, audits and banality
My second indiest airport.
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU LOT?
So I assume we're doing whatever's happening in there 40% less interestingly.
Formerly known as Rotterdam Zestienhoven (it is not in The Hague).
Nicest airport I've been to: http://www.airport-technology.com/projects/koh-samui/images/4-koh-samui-airport.jpg
(San Jose, Costa Rica)
I've still got a couple left that will blow this thread wide open. Never realised I was such an indie airports points chasing idiot.
As when I tried to check in there, they said I had a reservation, but no ticket. They refused to contact anyone for me though, and made me use a payphone. Just before check in closed, I had to decide whether to stump up for the flight again, or miss my connecting flight after it. I stumped up, and it took 6 months of chasing them to get the money back.
- Buying a pack of sweets in the airport. Had a few Costa Rican coins and some US dollars. Was slightly short of the money in colones but the bloke shrugged and let me have the sweets for the Costa Rican money I had.
- Having to pay $25 to leave the country.
I love this.
it's quite an obscure airport, you've probably never heard of it
Not there anymore - think they decided that landing 747s down a corridor in the skyscrapers was a bit risky. Without doubt the scariest landing I've ever been involved in
unscheduled unannounced landing in the middle of a sea of white in Siberia.
not a fun flight
Gunna include it with mine.
How is this not in here already?
literally came here just to post this because I realised I'd forgotten it. then I see it's the last one posted. great minds :D
don't think anyone's mentioned it. Just went through the thread thising loads of posts and none of them showed up.
and now my thises are showing up. Don't mind me I've been up all night
Yes, such a thing does exist