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Easter Getaway 2023

Bristol Airport is anticipating one if its busiest ever Easter period with over 400,000 passengers planning to travel through the Airport over the coming weeks (1 April until 16 April inclusive).

One of the busiest days will fall on Good Friday – 7 April, when approximately 27,000 passengers will travel through the airport.

Sun destinations and city trips are due to be the most popular choices during this Easter break. The top sun destinations for customers will include Malaga, Alicante, Faro and Mallorca. The top city trips include Belfast, Edinburgh and Amsterdam. This Spring period has been an especially busy time for Bristol Airport with the airport welcoming both Aegean Airlines and Sun Express during March. During April, the airport will be welcoming Corendon Airlines and see an increased frequency on the Swiss Air service to Zurich.

During the busy Easter holiday period passengers are advised to arrive at check-in at least a minimum of 2 hours prior to scheduled departure time.

Bristol Airport recommends all passengers to prepare before arriving at security. This includes:

  • Have your boarding card ready
  • Remove laptop computers and other large electrical devices
  • Place liquids in separate liquids bags
  • Empty your pockets into the trays provided
  • Take off your jacket and/or coat


If travelling with Easter eggs, passengers are advised to keep any chocolate treats in your cabin baggage and to make sure they’re easily accessible as they may need to be opened for a quick check.