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bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, will expand its European network early next year with the launch of new routes from Bristol to Hamburg and Frankfurt.
Ryanair has announced a new route from Bristol to Chania from 27th April 2013.
Bristol Airport is preparing for a busy period in the run up to Christmas, with over 56,000 passengers expected to pass through the terminal over the course of four days from Friday 21 December.
The UK’s leading tour operator to Corsica announces its decision to launch a new flight service from Bristol to Bastia (North East Corsica) for summer 2013.
With Christmas fast approaching, Eastern Airways, which operates flights from Bristol Airport, has introduced some festive cheer with seasonal onboard snacks.
Work is underway on a £600,000 project to create a new lounge at Bristol Airport. Bearing the Aspire by Servisair brand, the new facility will see the current executive lounge relocated, resulting in a 50 per cent increase in space.
Blue Islands are responding to the overwhelming passenger demand on the Bristol service and will be significantly increasing the capacity on the route.
The Silk Commission’s report published today (19 November) recommends that Air Passenger Duty (APD) be devolved to Wales for direct long haul flights, and that devolving all rates of APD to Wales should be part of the UK Government’s future work on aviation taxation.
Bristol Airport and its catering business partner, SSP, found a tasty way of raising money for charity when pupils from local schools were invited to test their entrepreneurial spirit by selling cookies in the terminal.
Bristol Airport is launching a personalised service for group travellers, aimed at getting their journeys off to a great start. Occasions will cater for couples and groups looking to relax and enjoy refreshments in the terminal before boarding their flight.
New aircraft increases capacity to ‘capital of Europe’. The number of seats available on the popular Bristol-Brussels route has increased by 60 per cent with the introduction of a new aircraft by Brussels Airlines.
Children’s Hospice South West, Bristol Airport’s charity of the year fundraisers and airport staff dressed as Father Christmas to promote the annual “Santas on the Run” fun run being arranged in various locations in December.
Bristol Airport is teaming up with food travel experts, Select Service Partners, and local entrepreneurs, BeepTreat, to trial new technology in the terminal’s cafés, bars and restaurants.
Helvetic Airways has confirmed the continuation of its ‘skis go free’ offer on flights from Bristol Airport to Zurich this winter.
Fly from £9.99 on over 1,000 routes in November and December. Ryanair celebrated its first flight from Bristol to Warsaw Modlin on Tuesday 30 October.
Airport taxi service Checker Cars has added four Toyota Prius to its fleet of cars operating out of Bristol Airport. The move supports its strategy to lower vehicle emissions at all the sites where it operates.
Passengers on the first bmi regional service from Aberdeen were met by a band of bagpipes as they disembarked at Bristol Airport.
Bristol Airport has responded to the Government’s consultation on its Draft Aviation Policy Framework with five recommendations which would deliver real benefits for airports in the regions, the wider economy and passengers across the country.
Bristol Airport has upgraded its mobile web site following customer research which showed more passengers want information while on the move using mobile devices.
easyJet celebrated a major milestone today when its 30 millionth passenger at Bristol Airport boarded a flight to Naples.
easyJet, the largest operator at Bristol Airport, has today celebrated its inaugural flight to the Danish capital of Copenhagen.
Leading UK airline and recently acquired bmi regional is to introduce direct flights from Bristol to Aberdeen.
From Monday 29th October, the airline will fly twice daily between Aberdeen and Bristol offering the only direct flights between the two cities.
Bristol Airport responded to the announcement of an independent commission to review aviation capacity by warning that regional airports should not play second fiddle to those in the South East.
Passenger numbers at Bristol Airport topped 650,000 last month, making it the busiest July on record.
Passengers flying from Bristol Airport to Brussels will board a new, improved aircraft from the end of October following an agreement between Brussels Airlines and Flybe.
West of England MPs have received over 1,200 emails from constituents calling for the UK’s flight tax – currently the highest in the world – to be cut, according to figures from a campaign backed by the leading names in the UK travel and tourism industry, including Bristol Airport.
Bristol Airport has become the first in the world to offer customers in its bars and lounges the opportunity to order food and drinks via their Smartphone.
Bristol Airport’s Silver Zone car park has recently won Essential Travel’s car parking award, which is based on customer reviews of their car parking experience.
Helvetic Airways has confirmed its continued commitment to the South West and Wales by announcing its schedule of flights from Bristol Airport to Zurich for winter 2012/13.
Bristol Airport is gearing up for a busy start to the holiday season as families look forward to finding some sunshine following the recent wet weather.
Business people from across Bristol took the opportunity to share their views on travel related issues at a special event hosted by Bristol Airport and easyJet recently (26 June).
New aircraft stands which mark the first phase of Bristol Airport’s development over the next decade feature electrical ground power units installed by a local North Somerset company, Powervamp Ltd.
Dixons Travel has today opened a brand new store at Bristol Airport. The welcome new addition will be the first store to open with the new ‘Dixons Travel’ branding and fascia, offering competitively-priced electricals for holidaymakers and business professionals alike.
The first phase of development plans which will ultimately enable Bristol Airport to handle 10 million passengers a year was officially opened by the Secretary of State for Transport today (Friday 22 June).
Movie fans and car enthusiasts alike enjoyed a rare treat at Bristol Airport on 6 June when a Volkswagen modelled on the vehicle from the popular ‘Herbie’ films made an appearance.
Over 100,000 passengers are expected to use Bristol Airport over the Jubilee Bank Holiday with Friday and Saturday set to be the busiest.
Cotswold farmer and TV presenter, Adam Henson, has teamed up with local brewery, Butcombe, to develop a real ale named Rare Breed.
easyJet will this weekend (Saturday 12 May) begin operating its new summer service from Bristol to Naples.
easyJet has today announced that it will begin operating a year-round service to Copenhagen from Bristol this autumn.
Ryanair has announced a new route from Bristol to Warsaw Modlin which will operate three times weekly from 30th October.
Bristol Airport has commissioned local charity Goblin Combe to implement the first phase of the Nature Conservation Strategy which will help to mitigate the effects of its development over the next decade.
Work is underway on improvements to Bristol Airport’s bars and restaurants as part of a project to improve ambience, accessibility and comfort for passengers.
Nine aircraft engineers of the future paid a visit to Bristol Airport yesterday (1 March) to see first-hand how a new fuel efficient aircraft design could meet the needs of passengers and busy airports.
A fund set up to benefit the community around Bristol Airport has made its first donations to support five projects in local parishes.
Timetable changes to be introduced in April will mean more night services for passengers using the Bristol Airport Flyer.
Local residents are now eligible for a discount on the Flyer Express bus service between Bristol Airport and Bristol city centre.
In Summer 2012, Helvetic Airways will continue to fly three times a week to Zurich with its Fokker 100.
Bristol Airport was named ‘Best UK Airport’ at the prestigious Business Travel Awards 2012 last night (23 January).
Ryanair has today announced three new routes from Bristol to Budapest, Dinard and Lodz from March 2012
Passenger numbers at Bristol Airport rose for the second successive year in 2011, with volumes up 0.8 per cent compared to 2010.
Bristol Airport is preparing for a busy year ahead by recruiting 75 permanent staff to work in the terminal building.
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