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.
As of 6th of April 2019, Istanbul has a new airport in operation. It is called Istanbul Airport (In Turkish: Istanbul Havalimani) and is located some 35 km north of the city center on the Black Sea coast in the European side of Istanbul. The old main International airport - Istanbul Ataturk Airport has been shut down for commercial operations. The IATA designator “IST” formerly used by Ataturk airport is transferred to the new airport.
London with its 5 airports is a major hub, where millions of people connect every year. Apart of being home to British Airways, London is also a hub for Ryanair, Wizzair, easyJet, Virgin, and a number of other airlines. The availability of so many low fare airlines turns London into a true self-connecting hub. Let’s start with outlining the airports located around the city of London.
London Luton Airport (LTN) is used primarily by low fare airlines and serves over 12 million passengers annually. Self-connecting at London Luton Airport means that you arrive at Luton on a flight from your origin destination and shortly afterwards you depart on another flight to your final destination, holding two separate tickets for your journey.
Warsaw Modlin airport is the second airport serving the capital of Poland. It opened in 2012 at premises formerly used as military airfield. Its passenger traffic is generated exclusively by low cost carriers. Warsaw Modlin is also one of the bases of Ryanair.