These airports support mobile work


UK-based conference call operator, PowWowNow has drawn up a list of the airports at which a corporate can be most productive. The organisation used criteria looking at punctuality of flights, overall service, access to WiFi, access to lounges, passenger sentiment and the overall number of passengers to rank the best airports for travellers to get work done productively.

Looking at the 50 busiest airports in the world, the report concludes that Tokyo’s Narita International Airport is the most productive airport for business travellers. With 30 lounges to choose from and a high WiFi score as well as a punctuality score of eight out of 10. Narita scored an overall 7,4.

Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport was a close second, followed by Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, which topped the score chart for punctuality. Airports in Asia dominated the top 10 with Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea all featuring. Japan’s Haneda Airport’s ranking made it the only country featuring two airports in the top 10. Heathrow came in at eighth place, with passenger sentiment low at 2,8 but punctuality, lounge access and quality of service bringing the overall score up.

 

Top ten best airports to work from remotely.

 

At the other end of the list, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is ranked as the least productive of the top 50, with an overall 5,1, with only 15 lounges and an overall passenger sentiment of 0,9 out of 10. Notably, five of the bottom 10 airports were located in the US (Newark Liberty International Airport, O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Orlando International Airport and Denver International Airport). London’s Gatwick Airport came in second, with an overall score of 5,6. Barcelona-El Prat Airport, Toronto Pearson International Airport, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport round off the bottom 10.

 

Lowest ranked airports to work from remotely.

 

Notably, Atlanta is considered the world’s busiest airport, handling 103 million passengers a year, but with only 15 lounges to accommodate business travellers. According to the report: “This congested 



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