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Travelling the M4 to London to fly direct may seem more appealing at first; but when you take into account traffic, road works, high parking fees and the cost of fuel, it would be more efficient to fly AIR FRANCE or KLM from Bristol and connect via their Paris or Amsterdam hubs.
Bristol International is preparing for a busy week in the run up to Christmas, with up to 100,000 passengers expected to pass through the airport’s terminal over the next seven days (18-24 December).
Bristol Airport will increase its funding of local transport schemes, further improve public transport, lower the number of night flights permitted and limit development in the Green Belt as part of additional conditions and obligations proposed to North Somerset Council today (17 December 2009).
Brussels Airlines will operate a third frequency to Brussels from 10th January, opening up convenient connections across two continents for business and leisure passengers, as well as enhancing inbound access for overseas visitors.
Fourteen destinations in Africa, along with 50 European cities, are now within reach of business travellers across the South West and Wales thanks to Brussels Airlines’ announcement of a third daily flight linking Bristol to the Belgian capital.
Travel giant TUI has announced two additional long-haul departures from Bristol next winter as part of its cruise programme.
Holidaymakers will be able to fly from Bristol to Barbados before boarding the flagship Thomson Dream as it sails from Bridgetown to Havana in December 2010 or join the Thomson Destiny on its cruise through the West Indies in March 2011.
easyJet will introduce a brand new Airbus A320 to its base in Bristol next Spring, operating to Tenerife and Cyprus (Paphos).
This winter we’re investing in a whole range of new facilities to make your journey through the airport more enjoyable.
WDF’s specialist Collection store began trading today at Bristol International Airport. Completed ahead of schedule, the new 61sq m store focuses on luxury accessories including sunglasses, watches and jewellery.
Christmas has landed at Bristol International! Check out the latest great value deals in the terminal, plus enter a free draw to win back the cost of your Christmas with World Duty Free - everything you spend on presents, parties, food, holidays and more to the festive tune of £10,000!
Holidaymakers from the Bristol area now have, in the new brochure from Red Sea Holidays, a great choice of winter-sun holidays in the popular resort of Sharm el Sheikh.
Flybe, today announces more good news, especially for travellers from the West Country , with the launch of an affordable thrice weekly service between the Isle of Man and Bristol effective March 28th 2010.
Ryanair announced today that it will add one new Boeing 737-800 aircraft (now 5 in total) and open five new routes (now 35 in total) at Bristol from February 2010. This brings Ryanair’s investment in Bristol to five aircraft worth over $350 million.
The winter sports season starts early this year at Bristol International, with the first charter ski flight taking off from the airport on 6 December – a fortnight earlier than in previous years. And sales are holding up well, despite predictions that ski holidays might fall victim to consumer cost-cutting.
Having been selected to operate the new tax & duty free store at Bristol International, WDF is pleased to announce that trading under the new World Duty Free fascia began at 4am on Sunday 1st November.
The first of four new flights to winter sun destinations took off from Bristol International today (28th October) as part of Ryanair’s new look winter programme at the airport.
This winter sees Inghams, the winter sport specialists celebrate their 75th anniversary and as part of their plans to celebrate, Inghams have a number of events planned for the forthcoming season.
Bristol International has selected aviation specialist, ICTS, to deliver its security requirements from January 2010.
Bristol International Airport has introduced refreshing new facilities for passengers flying Business First with Continental Airlines. Travellers arriving on the transatlantic service from Newark now have access to on-site executive showers, enabling them to freshen up following the overnight flight from the US.
Bristol International Airport has signed an agreement with Pedersen Airport Hotels for the development of an on-site hotel.
Over 100 international students will fly in to Bristol International Airport this weekend (25-27 September) before commencing courses at the University of Bristol.
Canterbury Travel are offering a range of day trips and mini breaks to Lapland this winter. Fly direct from Bristol and visit the elves workshop, take a ride on a reindeer sleigh, enjoy the thrill of skidooing and of course meet Santa himself.
Historic Christmas Markets are becoming increasingly popular, due to the enchanting festive atmosphere they evoke. Cities such as Bremen, Brussels, Prague and Krakow boast excellent examples, and all are accessible direct from Bristol International.
Bristol International Airport (BIA) has welcomed today's announcement that Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers') will increase its shareholding in BIA, after entering an agreement to acquire the interest currently held by Macquarie Airports (MAp)
Passengers travelling back to the UK via Bristol Airport are today being urged to use facial recognition gates now installed at the airport
Kiss Flights will operate a brand new comprehensive flying programme from Bristol next summer, with 10 exciting destinations including new for Summer 2010 - a weekly Friday flight to Skiathos
A sixteen week consultation was launched today (1 September) by Bristol International to seek the views of the local community on the airport’s Draft Noise Action Plan
The UK's leading tour operator and specialist to The Gambia reports an 11% rise in bookings for holidays departing pre Christmas from Bristol International Airport
Under the requirements of the Environmental Noise Directive 2002/49/EU and the Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006, Bristol International Airport has produced a Draft Noise Action Plan
Bristol International Airport is delighted to announce that, following a competitive tender, WDF has been selected to operate the new tax and duty free concession and a specialist store at the airport
From 20th December, Thomson will add a third weekly flight to Sharm El Sheikh direct from Bristol. Operating on a Sunday afternoon until the end of April, the service offers a weekend alternative to existing flights that depart on Mondays and Thursdays
August is the busiest month of the year at Bristol International Airport. Whilst we make every effort to make the journey through the airport as speedy as possible, passengers are advised to allow adequate time to get to the airport, check in and clear security before boarding their flights
Ryanair announces an additional winter sun route to Malaga from Bristol International. Flights commence in October and will operate four times weekly
Last minute flight bookings fuelled by the poor weather this summer are taking passenger numbers at Bristol International Airport to their highest levels so far this year.…
Air Cadets from Nailsea took to the skies on a flight quite unlike their usual flying experiences on Tuesday, (11 August) when they swapped their twin seat Grob Tutor training aircraft for the comfort of a 50-seat Air Southwest regional aircraft, to fly to Jersey for a week of adventure
We want to make your journey through Bristol with your children as smooth and enjoyable as possible this summer. Check out our dining, entertainment and practical tips
Ryanair announced today (29th July), that from October 2009 it will open three new winter sun routes to Lanzarote, Tenerife and Gran Canaria from Bristol International
A Fast Ticket machine has been installed at Bristol International, making access to the UK rail network easier for passengers arriving at the airport
Bristol International Airport has welcomed comments from Climate Change Secretary, Ed Miliband, made on the announcement of the Government’s low carbon transition plan last week
Bristol International Airport will hold a ‘drop-in’ meeting for local residents at Felton Village Hall on Wednesday 22nd July. Community Relations Manager, Mike Littleton, will be available from 4pm – 6pm to answer queries about all areas of the airport’s operations
Ski Beat is giving away 10 free lift passes valid for the whole of the massive Trois Vallees area (worth about £200 each). For your chance to win simply book your Ski Beat holiday and lift passes for this winter in any of our chalets in La Tania and you will automatically be entered into the prize draw
Bristol International Airport is among a select band of regional airports to feature in the new holiday brochure from The Co-operative Travel
A support service for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM) has helped over 33,000 travellers since being introduced 12 months ago at Bristol International Airport
Latest offers from Sunset, part of the Thomas Cook Group to 22 destinations departing from Bristol International in summer 2010
Think long-haul and you probably think of early-morning trips to Gatwick or Heathrow. Not any more. Summer 2010 holidays are now on sale and by booking with First Choice, you can fly to Mexico and Florida straight from Bristol International Airport
The Great British Summer. It’s a bit unpredictable. To guarantee some sunshine next summer, why not head to warmer climates. Our hot tip for summer 2010 is Croatia
Ryanair crew and check in staff at Bristol International teamed up today (3 July) to launch eleven new routes from the airport
Bristol International Airport’s (BIA) planning application for its future development has been registered by North Somerset Council, marking the start of a six week public consultation on the proposals
Bristol International Airport is preparing for an influx of passengers en route to the Glastonbury Festival. Plans have been put in place to provide easy connections to road or rail links to the site – and contingencies have even been made to keep the terminal clean of the infamous Glastonbury mud should weather conditions worsen!
A new Animal Reception Centre at Bristol International is set to open next month (1st July), enabling dog and cat owners across the South West to fly their pets in and out of the region's airport
Proposals to balance economic benefits with environmental initiatives are included in Bristol International Airport’s (BIA) planning application for its future development, submitted to North Somerset Council today (Tuesday 16 June)
Proposals to balance economic benefits with environmental initiatives are included in Bristol International Airport’s (BIA) planning application for its future development, submitted to North Somerset Council today (Tuesday 16 June).…
The UK's leading tour operator and specialist to The Gambia launches its new November 2009 - October 2010 brochure this week offering more winter sun holiday options and convenient Friday flight departures from Bristol International Airport
The UK's leading tour operator and specialist to The Gambia launches its new November 2009 - October 2010 brochure this week offering more winter sun holiday options and convenient Friday flight departures from Bristol International Airport.
Staff at Bristol International volunteered to become litter pickers for an afternoon today (12 June) as part of a 'big tidy up' at the airport
Building Contractor Kier Western and Bristol International Airport celebrated the beginning of an important new venture for the Airport today (Wednesday 10 June).
Bristol International is investing £600,000 in improving its customer car parking facilities ahead of the busy summer season. The project includes the resurfacing of 62,000 square metres in the Silver Zone car park, making it easier and more convenient for customers using this facility
Twenty students from Wyvern School in Weston-super-Mare will find themselves tackling the challenges facing their local airport on Friday (5 June) when they visit Bristol International as part of a Young Enterprise South West (YESW) Master Class
Bristol International has teamed up with Lisbon Airport to help commemorate a flight which crashed during the Second World War, killing 17 people including the actor Leslie Howard
A VIP joined the team at Bristol International today (26th May) as part of a new volunteering programme introduced at the airport
Bristol International is offering passengers the chance to cut their holiday costs this summer with a range of discounts available at the airport’s shops and restaurants
Bristol International celebrates the fourth anniversary of Continental Airlines’ Bristol-New York service on Wednesday 20th May by treating outbound passengers to refreshments at the airport’s Seafood Bar – where, appropriately enough, Manhattan cocktails will be on the menu!
Bristol International celebrates the fourth anniversary of Continental Airlines’ Bristol-New York service on Wednesday 20th May
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A holiday company has announced its first flights from Bristol, increasing the choice available for South West holidaymakers in the market for a summer break. Kiss Flights will fly from the region’s airport to Tenerife and Sharm el Sheikh from the beginning of July until the end of October
Kiss Flights announce the launch of a new exciting programme of flights to Sharm el Sheikh and Tenerife direct from Bristol International this summer.…
Representatives of the South West’s travel and tourism industry will be making a whistle-stop tour of the United States next week (23-27 March) as part of a campaign to promote the region to American visitors
A new report has revealed an increase in the number of people using Bristol International to maintain their social networks by staying connected with family and friends. According to the study published by the Civil Aviation Authority (International Relations: the growth in air travel to visit friends or relatives), the airport has seen a seven-fold increase in so-called ‘VFR’ passengers since 2000 - more than any other UK airport over the same period
Ryanair, Europe's largest low fares airline, today (12th February) announced the introduction of a new route from Bristol to Belfast City. The new service will commence on 30th March and operate daily
Bristol International Airport has announced its intention to put its tax and duty-free concession out to tender. Expressions of interest will be invited on or before 6th April
Bristol International Airport is putting its development plans on show as part of a six week pre-application consultation process aimed at gathering views on the scheme.…
Ryanair, Europe's largest low fares airline, announced today (14th Jan) that it will add two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft and open 12 new routes (33 in total) at its Bristol base. This brings Ryanair’s investment in Bristol to four aircraft worth $280million
Bristol International Airport welcomes the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) report published today regarding the runway incidents which occurred in December 2006 and January 2007
Travellers flying from Bristol International on Continental Airlines’ transatlantic service to New York are taking advantage of convenient onward connections to visit cities across North America, with Houston the top business destination in 2008, and Orlando most popular with leisure passengers
easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, today announced that it is opening two new routes from Bristol to Corfu and Bastia, giving travelers from the south west an even greater choice of popular destinations from their local airport
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