Brussels South Charleroi airport (CRL) is located some 50 km south of Brussels near the town of Charleroi. It is a regional airport especially designed to serve low fare airlines. The airport currently handles more than 8 million passengers annually. It is a base of Ryanair, Wizzair and TUIfly airlines, providing links to destinations across Europe and North Africa.
Bangkok international airport Suvarnabhumi (BKK) is an important gateway for travel to domestic destinations within Thailand and to other points in South-east Asia. It is the main hub of the flag carrier Thai airways. Suvarnabhumi handles over 60 million passengers annually. A significant number of the transit passengers via Suvarnabhumi catch connecting flights from the secondary airport in the capital - Don Muang (DMK), hub for Air Asia. Don Muang airport handles a domestic traffic of more than 23 million passengers annually.
In short, a connecting flight is one that requires passengers to change from one aircraft to another at a hub airport on the way to their final destination. The following paragraphs explain in greater detail what connecting flights are.
Doha Hamad airport is a state of the art facility opened in 2014. It serves over 35 million passengers annually and is home to Qatar Airways. It is ranked 5th best airport in the world by 2018 Skytrax survey and is extremely friendly for transit passengers. Let’s look below at some tips for flying via Doha, which you may find useful.
London Gatwick airport (LGW) is the second busiest airport in the United Kingdom, located 47 km from the center of London. It serves over 45 million passengers annually. Gatwick airport is used as a hub by British Airways, but is also the largest base of the low fare airline easyJet.Gatwick airport has two terminals - North and South, located 1.2 km from each other. The terminals are connected by a shuttle (people mover), which operates 24/7 every few minutes. The journey time only takes two minutes.