Perth Airport Reviews
Perth Airport (IATA Code: PER) is a domestic and international airport that serves Western Australia’s capital: Perth. PER is recognized for being Australia’s fourth busiest airport. Thanks to the mining boom that’s currently happening in the state and a rise in traffic from international budget flights, PER has experienced a significant growth in passenger numbers in the recent years.
Future passengers who will be going to and from Perth may want to read the latest Perth Airport reviews in order to give them an idea about the airport’s facilities and service quality. We hope this article helps!
What people think of the airport
Uh-oh. It seems that passengers who left Perth Airport reviews online were not pleased with the airport. In Skytrax’s website, several people complained about the general operations of the airport. One passenger who traveled with her 15-month granddaughter expressed her disappointment about the “child un-friendliness” of the airport. The passenger said that aside from the lack of trolleys, most food concessions do not provide a high chairs for kids.
Aside from that, people also disliked the inefficiency of the security as well as the check-in counters. Insufficient ground staff is also an issue.
Perth Airport has several services and facilities that is available for passenger use. Those who need to withdraw some cash may do so at the ATM’s found on every level of PER. Tourists and travelers may go to the Travelex currency exchange offices which can be found in Terminal 1.
Those traveling with kids may proceed to the children’s play area found in T1 landside.
Tourist desks can be found in Domestic terminals 2 and 3 (Ground floor) and International terminal 1 (Ground floor).
Several food and beverage shops can be found in both airside and landside of all passenger terminals. From vending machines (T1 ground and third floor), to pizza parlors and espresso bars, you can rest assured that your palates will be satisfied here. Moreover, there is a free WiFi connection inside.
Getting to the airport can be done via car rental services, buses (Bus 37, Bus 40 and Route 380 buses), inter-terminal shuttle services, the CONNECT Airport Shuttle, and taxi cabs.
Traffic and service
PER has experienced an increase in passenger numbers in the recent years. Last 2015, it handled a total of 13,984,204 international and domestic passengers and 141,256 aircraft movements.
The airport acts as the hub for Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, Qantas, Skippers Aviation, Alliance Airlines, Cobham and Network Aviation. It serves to and from destinations across Australasia, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha, Johannesburg, Guangzhou, Christchurch, Auckland and the Indian Ocean.
- Airport Code: PER
- Phone number: +61 8 9478 8888
- Website URL: http://www.perthairport.com/
- Address: 2 Georg Wiencke Drive Perth, WA, 1605 Australia
Considering how negative the Perth Airport reviews were, we can safely assume that the airport is in dire need of an upgrade, especially on the operations department. With such inefficiency, it is no wonder people are calling out to the airport’s management in hopes of saving the dignity of not only the airport but of Perth itself.
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