I flew from Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan to Narita Airport in Japan in September 2016
It was the day after Typhoon Megi, yesterday all flights to and from Taoyuan Airport outside Taipei had been cancelled. Today the typhoon had passed, no more rain, the winds had calmed down. A perfect day for flying. I still anticipated some chaos at the airport. Lot oftravellers, long lines. People who could not fly yesterday looking for a new flight. Planes needed to be redirected, planes not where they should be, having to get to Taiwan before being able to depart from Taoyuan Airport. Things could be slower and more chaotic than usual. I left Taipei with plenty of time, I did not want to be be in a hurry at the airport.
I had a layover in Copenhagen on my way to Amsterdam in May, 2016
As soon as the plane landed and we got out of the airport, we got on the first train for the city. It was still early morning, not even 8 am yet, our plane for Amsterdam left at 1 pm. That gave us plenty of time.
We were on our way to Copenhagen for breakfast, a five hour layover between planes on our way to Amsterdam. Why wait at the airport when the city is only 15 minutes away by train or metro.
I had a layover in Tallinn, Estonia on my way home from Vilnius in May, 2016
No one was at the service counter as I arrived. Only a phone and a note asking us to call for assistance. I picked up the phone, called the number provided, explained my situation. The lady said she would send someone over.
I was at Tallinn airport, on my way home from Vilnius. I had only received a boarding pass for my first flight when I checked in at Vilnius Airport, I had to pick up my boarding pass for my flight to Trondheim here in Tallinn. And there was no one at the service counter.