If you’ve ever been stuck in an airport for any length of time (Snowstorm? Check. Mechanical issue? Been there, done that. Random delay for no apparent reason? Yep.), you know just how boring and miserable it can be. But it doesn’t have to be that way; in fact, some airports are downright enjoyable to hang around.
Airports all over the world are offering bigger and better perks — quiet areas so you can get some sleep, observation decks with impressive views of planes taking off and landing, play areas for kids, all the shopping and dining you could ever want, and more.
To understand which airports are making travelers’ lives easier, the company AirHelp recently analyzed statistics for on-time performance, quality of service and passenger sentiment for 141 airports across the globe.
The following 20 airports earned the highest scores for 2018, so if you have plans to visit any of them in the near future, you can expect to have a pleasant — and dare we say it, even fun — experience.