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If you’re travelling from Bristol Airport this Christmas, we’ve put together a few tips to help smooth your journey.
Passengers advised to allow time when travelling this Christmas.
Aer Arann and Aer Lingus have announced a new Aer Lingus Regional route between Bristol and Dublin from next March with onward connection options to the United States.
A new mobile app is helping passengers using Bristol Airport access travel information on the move.
KLM sees passenger figures increase and adds a fourth daily frequency.
An eye-catching piece of art designed to welcome visitors to the South West went on show today (Friday 26 November) when the Tourism and Heritage Minister, John Penrose, officially unveiled a 57 metre long mural in Bristol Airport’s new arrivals walkway.
Passengers flying on Bristol Airport’s first flight to Luxor today may have been surprised when they were greeted in true Egyptian style at the Bristol airport check-in desks.
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline and the UK’s Number One Domestic carrier, starts operating its 2010/11 Winter programme this weekend from Bristol.
Taxi drivers at Bristol Airport have passed a specialist City & Guilds qualification with flying colours, further demonstrating the quality service available to passengers requiring transport to or from the Airport.
Plans for an on-site hotel at Bristol Airport were approved this evening (13 October) at a meeting of North Somerset Council’s South Area Committee. Work on the 251 room facility could now start as early as next year, with completion targeted for winter 2012/13.
Bristol Airport is benefitting from its proximity to the 2010 Ryder Cup venue, Celtic Manor, with golf fans flocking to the South West airport ahead of this week’s showdown between the best golfers in Europe and the US.
easyJet has announced that it will increase capacity on its popular Bristol-Edinburgh route by adding a fourth daily flight from November.
A team from Bristol Airport is promoting the South West at the World Route Development Conference in Vancouver this week (20-21 September).
Bristol Airport welcomes the decision today that the Secretary of State has decided not to call in its planning application to develop and enhance the Airport.
Passenger numbers at Bristol Airport continued to rise in August, with volumes up 1.42 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year.
Flybe has announced a new route between Bristol and Belfast City. Seats are now on sale for the new service which will operate twice daily from Sunday 31 October.
Staff at Bristol Airport volunteered to become litter pickers for an afternoon today (3 September) as part of the annual ‘big tidy up’ at the airport.
Passengers from across the South West are now able to fly via Amsterdam with KLM to connect with Hurtigruten’s daily scenic coastal voyages along one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines.
Some of the world’s top rugby players were feeling the heat today (23rd August) when they took part in a team-building session hosted by Bristol Airport’s fire training team.
Kiss Flights sold seats on up to 10 flights per week from Bristol Airport to Greece, Egypt and the Canary Islands. It is estimated that at least 2,000 of the Kiss Flights customers currently abroad flew from Bristol Airport.
Passenger numbers at Bristol Airport continued to rise in July, with volumes up 2.19 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year.
Bristol Airport is backing the Prime Minister’s plans to make Britain one of the top five tourist destinations in the world.
Bristol Airport will play host to the Red Arrows this weekend (Sunday 15 August) as the renowned RAF aerobatic team touch down at the airport in readiness for a display at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on Sunday.
Passengers using Bristol Airport this summer will be greeted by an unusual guest as they make their way through the terminal.
From Monday 9 August, travellers from across the South West and Wales can take advantage of a convenient new alternative when making transatlantic travel plans.
Bristol Airport has been nominated for one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards.
A planning application for the development of an on-site hotel at Bristol Airport has been submitted to North Somerset Council.
Bristol Airport has teamed up with Avon and Somerset Police to launch an initiative to keep kids safe on holiday this summer. Brightly coloured wristbands will be handed out to children before they fly, with parents able to put their phone number on the back so they can be contacted should the child get lost.
Bristol Airport is gearing up for the start of the summer holidays, with passenger numbers expected to rise steeply when the term ends for local schools (23 July).
Bristol Airport has appointed Chris Ware to the new position of Head of Security. Ware joins the Airport team after 30 years’ service with Avon and Somerset Police, for which he was recently awarded the prestigious Queen’s Police Medal.
Passenger numbers were up 8.52 per cent at Bristol Airport in June, with scheduled international flights showing the biggest increase (13.2 per cent) compared to the corresponding period last year.
Friday 2nd July: The first Aer Arann and Aer Lingus franchise flight to Shannon took to the skies yesterday (1 July); just over four weeks after the new service was announced.
The first of a new look fleet of buses will hit the road next week, in time to carry passengers flying into Bristol Airport to attend the Glastonbury Festival. The vehicle is part of a £2 million makeover which will see 12 new buses operating the Bristol Airport Flyer service over the coming weeks.
Specialist tour operator, The Gambia Experience, is now offering sun-seekers from across the South West and South Wales the chance to experience another exotic West African destination from Bristol Airport.
Passenger numbers were up by 5.3 per cent at Bristol Airport in May, registering a fifth successive month of growth since the turn of the year.
Bristol Airport has marked the anniversary of a famous wartime flight by hosting a commemorative event for family members and others connected with those on board. BOAC Flight 777 was en route from Lisbon in Portugal to Whitchurch (the original site of Bristol Airport) when it was shot down killing 17 people including actor Leslie Howard.
Aer Lingus has announced the launch of a direct flight between Bristol and Shannon, operating six times a week from 1 July.
Bristol Airport’s new walkway was officially opened today (Friday 28 May), concluding 12 months’ work on the £8 million project.
It may still be spring, but families across the South West and Wales have already been given the chance to take advantage of great deals on holidays from Bristol Airport next summer.
Passenger numbers at Bristol Airport this weekend are expected to reach the highest levels seen since the recent volcanic ash disruption. Up to 80,000 passengers will pass through the terminal over the four day period from Friday 30 April to Monday 3 May.
Bristol Airport’s new World Duty Free store was officially launched today (29 April), providing a state-of-the-art shopping experience to passengers.
Bristol Airport has agreed a five year deal with taxi provider Checker Cars which will provide an improved service to passengers.
Bristol Airport is advising passengers not to risk missing flights by ‘cutting it fine’ when travelling this Easter.
Bristol Airport has launched a pocket guide aimed at providing travel agents with more information about Continental Airlines’ Bristol to New York service.
Bristol Airport has marked the tenth anniversary of its terminal building by unveiling a new brand identity to guide its business over the next decade.
Volunteer Information Patrons (VIPs) at Bristol Airport were amongst those who recently took part in a dedicated customer service training programme tailored by South West Tourism, designed to help staff deliver world-class service to all customers.
Sandwiched between the BAFTA’s and the Oscars, the launch was announced today of sister companies Esprit Ski and Ski Total’s new 2010/11 Privilege Preview Edition brochures.
Businesses travelling with two airlines operating flights from Bristol International Airport can now take advantage of the UK’s fastest growing corporate travel loyalty programme, Star Alliance Company Plus.
An easyJet Airbus A319 was today named “Sir George White” to commemorate 100 years of aerospace design, engineering and manufacturing in the Bristol region.
Passengers advised to allow enough time to check-in as demand takes off.
Half Term holidays and last minute flight bookings are taking passenger numbers at Bristol International Airport to their highest levels so far this year.
A holiday company specialising in the Greek Islands is offering departures from Bristol International Airport for the first time this summer.
Islands of Greece has seats available on flights operated by Viking Airlines from Bristol to Skiathos, Kefalonia, Corfu and Crete. The company has been providing holidays to Greece for 30 years, and offers a niche alternative for travellers looking beyond the big tour operators.
Ryanair has announced two new routes from Bristol to destinations in Poland and Lithuania.
Air France and KLM are offering some great romantic deals and not just for Valentines.
There’s never been a better time to enjoy a family holiday to Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando – especially now as First Choice are giving all kids the chance to go around all of the Disney Parks for two weeks for FREE!
This week, customers onboard Thomson Airways will now be able to hire PlayStation Portables (PSPs) during their flight. PSPs offer another form of entertainment for customers and will ensure that the kids, as well as the adults, are kept busy!
Aer Arann and Aer Lingus have announced that agreement has been reached to establish a franchise arrangement between the two airlines.
A new system for recording the noise generated by aircraft using Bristol International Airport (BIA), and their adherence to agreed flight-paths, will be live from 1 February.
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 Chicago replacing Houston as the top business destination in 2009, and Orlando remaining the most popular with leisure passengers.
Inghams has great last minute ski offers direct from Bristol airport. Ski in Lapland from £391pp and Slovakia from £483pp.
Sunvil’s 2010 Real Greece programme offers a wide choice of carefully selected accommodation ranging from deluxe hotels to simple cottages. All have been carefully chosen with location, views, comfort and character uppermost in mind.
With Thomson Holidays, you can jet off to Turkey’s Bodrum, Dalaman or Antalya regions direct from Bristol Airport from just £219 per person.
Thomas Cook Airlines is flying high as it becomes the first charter airline in the UK to launch an internet check-in service for passengers travelling from Bristol Airport. Customers will now have the choice to book in online in advance of arriving at the airport, or continue to use the traditional method.
Fourteen destinations in Africa, along with 50 European cities, are now within reach of travellers across the South West and Wales thanks to a third daily flight linking Bristol with Brussels.
From 5th January 2010, a new tariff structure will apply for customers using the Drop off/Pick up and Short Stay car parks at Bristol International Airport.
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