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Bristol is the location for a third Thomson next generation ‘holiday design store’ following openings in Bluewater Shopping Centre and in Liverpool last month.
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 between 21-24 December.
Following the announcement of a new flight between Bristol and Shannon earlier this month (4 December), Aer Lingus Regional has added capacity on its popular Cork route.
One of the oldest and smallest carriers in the world has been judged as the best short-haul airline in an annual readers’ survey carried out by the influential consumer magazine: Which?.
Bristol Airport has urged the Government not to overlook the important role of regional airports following publication of the Airports Commission’s Interim Report today.
easyJet celebrated its’ new flight to Marrakech this morning with a camel ‘meet and greet’ for passengers.
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, is expanding its operations from Bristol Airport with the announcement of a new service to Shannon today (4 December).
Commenting on the approval of the planning application for the South Bristol Link by Bristol City Council (27 November) and North Somerset Council (7 November), Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Airport, said:
“A successful airport, like a successful city-region, needs to be accessible, with good public transport links...
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced a new service linking Bristol with Stockholm next summer. Flights will operate twice a week (on Monday and Friday) from 30 June to 15 August 2014, using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Bristol Airport and easyJet have entered into a new long-term agreement that confirms the continued growth of the UK’s largest airline at the South West’s leading airport.
easyJet has added extra flights between Bristol to Bordeaux to assist students taking part in the 2014 Bristol Bordeaux Exchange.
The UK Government’s response to the Silk Commission published today has ruled out devolving Air Passenger Duty (APD) to Wales for direct long haul flights.
Another record month keeps Airport on track to break six million mark for full year. More than 571,000* passengers used Bristol Airport in October, surpassing the previous record for that month.
As the Ski Club of Great Britain reports* that 95 per cent of people that skied last season intend to ski in 2013-2014, award-winning** bmi regional, is kick starting the snow sports season with great value flights to European gateway airports near 300 snow resorts from £79 per person one way.
Corsica specialist launches its Corsican Places 2014 collection with a new look brochure and website and more choice from Bristol – Savings on holidays booked by 30th November.
Local residents and commuters can travel for free on a new bus service, which will provide vital connections to bus and rail routes for people living and working in North Somerset.
Passengers parking at Bristol Airport now have the opportunity to review their experience following the launch of a new ratings system.
Bristol Airport features in a short film focusing on the benefits of flying from regional airports launched today at the Airport Operators Association (AOA) Annual Conference at the London Hilton Metropole.
easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has announced its summer holiday schedule for 2014 today with 42 routes available from Bristol Airport.
For those seeking some festive fun in the run up to Christmas, a short break with bmi regional to one of Europe’s best Christmas Markets is just what Santa would ask for.
Bristol Airport is teaming up with Destination Bristol to promote the city’s attractions to airlines from across the globe at the aviation industry’s annual route development forum.
bmi regional has won the prestigious Silver Airline of the Year award at the annual European Regions Airline Association (ERA) conference in Salzburg, Austria.
Work has begun at Bristol Airport on a £6.5 million project to enhance the passenger experience and ease departure lounge congestion during peak travel times.
easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has today announced two new routes for Bristol Airport – with flights to Reykjavik and Marrakech launching in December 2013.
In October, Germany celebrates its brewing prowess with Oktoberfests across the land. bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, flies from Bristol to the cities with two of the biggest and best beer festivals in Germany: Munich and Hannover.
Bristol Airport recorded the busiest month in its history in August, handling over 700,000 passengers in a month for the first time ever. This surpassed the previous record of 691,000 set in the same month back in 2008.
Bristol Airport launches a marketing campaign across Devon and Cornwall today (Monday 2 September) highlighting the wide range of routes available to passengers across the South West.
Timetable changes to be introduced from 1 September will increase the frequency of the Bristol Airport Flyer service, with buses running every eight minutes at peak times.
Ryanair took the plaudits at Bristol Airport’s inaugural Tracker Awards, having achieved 100 per cent compliance with departure routes set up to minimise noise disturbance for local residents.
Bristol Airport will play host to the Red Arrows and Typhoon aerobatic display teams this weekend. The teams will touch down on Friday 9 August at the Airport in readiness for their displays at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (8 – 11 August 2013).
The number of passengers using automated ‘ePassport gates’ at Bristol Airport increased by 100 per cent in the 12 months to 1 July 2013 compared to the previous corresponding period.
Bristol City and North Somerset Councils have submitted a planning application for the South Bristol Link.
A lighting feature based on the iconic ‘delta’ wing shape of Concorde has been unveiled in the departure lounge at Bristol Airport.
Bristol Airport recorded its busiest ever June last month, with over 625,000* passengers travelling through the terminal.
A new flight from Bristol to Bastia commenced yesterday (Sunday 23 June), offering holidaymakers in the South West and Wales the chance to visit the Mediterranean island of Corsica – which hosts the ‘Grand Départ’ of the Tour de France next weekend.
Over 90,000 passengers are expected to use Bristol Airport over the Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May inclusive).
The number of routes served by bmi regional from Bristol has swelled to six, just months after the launch of the airline’s inaugural flight from the Airport.
Bristol Airport is teaming up with Destination Bristol and Bath Tourism Plus to promote the region’s attractions to airlines at the Routes Europe event in Budapest next week (12-14 May).
On Tuesday 30 April 2013, Ryanair commenced a new route to Szczecin in Poland from Bristol Airport. Passengers on the first flight were welcomed at check-in with an eye-catching word search board linking Bristol Airport, Ryanair and Szczecin.
More passengers fly from Bristol to Scotland than from any other UK airport outside London, according to Civil Aviation Authority data*.
A fund set up to benefit the local community around Bristol Airport has donated over £88,900 to a variety of projects and initiatives, in its first 12 months.
Bristol Airport has demonstrated its commitment to welcoming visitors to the South West and Wales by becoming the first Airport in Britain to gain WorldHost Recognised Business status.
Frankfurt becomes the latest German city on Bristol Airport’s destination map today (2 April 2013) when bmi regional commences a new six-times a week service to the city.
Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Airport, said: “We welcome the First Minister’s confirmation today that Cardiff Airport will be managed at arm’s length and on a commercial basis...
Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Airport, said: “As the leading airport serving South West England and South Wales, Bristol Airport already handles nearly six million passengers a year travelling to more than 100 direct destinations...
Bristol Airport has welcomed the long-awaited publication of the Government’s Aviation Policy Framework but expressed disappointment that it does not provide clearer and more tangible support for airports to deliver growth and investment, particularly in the regions.
The organisation behind one of Bristol’s oldest twinning links has welcomed the impact a new flight from the region’s airport will have on its activities.
A new bus service between Bristol Airport and Bath has been welcomed by the organisation representing businesses in the city.
bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, today announced the launch of three new European routes from Bristol Airport. The airline is continuing to expand its European network, with the launch of flights from Bristol to Munich, Milan and Hannover.
Inaugural flight marks airline’s continued network expansion into mainland Europe. bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual airline, will today (Monday, February 11th) welcome a delegation of business leaders from across South West and South Wales on the inaugural flight of the new Bristol to Hamburg route.
Bristol Airport has got 2013 off to a flying start for a local charity by announcing that over the last year it has raised £20,000 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Bristol Airport’s link with award winning European hub, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is set to be strengthened this spring when Dutch airline, KLM, introduces additional capacity on its four-times daily service between Bristol and Amsterdam Schiphol.
Passenger numbers at Bristol Airport have risen for the third successive year. The number of people passing through the terminal was up 2.8 per cent compared to the previous year, making Bristol the only airport in the UK’s top ten to see growth each year since the end of 2009.*
Greyhound coach services, which currently operate between Swansea and Cardiff, are to be extended from 11 March to provide a direct luxury coach service to and from Swansea, Cardiff, Newport and Bristol Airport.
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