Bristol Airport wins Europe Best Airport Award

June 20th, 2018

At ACI Europe’s annual gala dinner in Brussels yesterday evening, Bristol scooped the Best Airport Award in the 5-10 million passengers category. ACI Europe represents over 500 airports in 45 cou...

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Report from Bristol Airport Spotters Day 2018

June 10th, 2018

Another successful event happened today at Bristol Airport, thank you to everyone that came along to the event, there were many happy faces who enjoyed a day out which makes organising an event so wor...

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Bristol Airport Spotters Day this Sunday!

June 7th, 2018

The Bristol Airport Spotters Day 2018 is this Sunday 10th June! This update is to confirm the arrangements for the event. Location: The spotters day is being held in the Bristol...

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Bristol Airport Spotting celebrates its 5th birthday

May 27th, 2018

This week Bristol Airport Spotting is celebrating its 5th birthday, started back in May 2013 by one of the current admins, Simon Fewkes, the group was originally setup to share photos, information abo...

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KLM celebrates 30 years of flights from Bristol Airport

May 17th, 2018

KLM celebrated with its customers on Wednesday 16th May 2018 to mark 30 years of flights between Bristol Airport and Amsterdam Airport, connecting the South West to Amsterdam and onwards to various de...

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Data Protection Legislation

May 11th, 2018

You may be aware that after May 25th 2018 new data protection legislation comes into force, we have updated and improved our Privacy Policy to reflect these changes and to highlight the data that we c...

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British Airways launches more than 20,000 seats from Bristol Airport for Summer 2018

May 10th, 2018

British Airways begins one of its busiest summers next week with the launch of additional frequency and capacity on flights from Bristol Airport. The addition of two new Embraer 190 aircraft to the...

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First TUI Boeing 787-9 flight operates from Bristol Airport

May 9th, 2018

What proved to be a surprise to aviation enthusiasts and spotters today was the arrival of the first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which operated a flight to Cape Verde for TUI Airways. The aircraft, G-T...

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bmi Regional and Air France announce new codeshare partnership

May 3rd, 2018

bmi Regional and Air France have announced a brand new codeshare partnership on bmi’s Bristol to Paris service. The partnership, which commences from 14th May 2018, will provide business and leisure...

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Thomas Cook increases flights from Bristol Airport for Summer 2018

April 26th, 2018

Thomas Cook Airlines will base an additional Airbus A320 aircraft at Bristol Airport from May 1, 2018 and increase its number of seats on sale from the airport to over 400,000 for the summer 18 season...

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Announcing Bristol Airport Spotters Day 2018

April 21st, 2018

Bristol Airport Spotting are pleased to announce that we will be holding a spotters day at Bristol Airport on Sunday 10th June, the event will be held within t...

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Bristol Airport celebrate inaugural TUI flight to Punta Cana

April 9th, 2018

On Thursday 5th April 2018 Bristol Airport celebrated the inaugural TUI flight to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The flight is operating by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner which benefits from 30% big...

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TUI UK launch new routes and additional flights for Summer 2019 from Bristol Airport

March 26th, 2018

TUI first programme launch after last year’s re-brand reveals ambitious growth plans with two new routes and additional flights out of Bristol Airport for Summer 2019.

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BMI Regional expand their Bristol to Paris route

March 12th, 2018

bmi Regional has announced that it will be expanding the Paris CDG route from Bristol Airport with increased frequencies starting from 14th May 2018. bmi currently flies twice daily between Bristol an...

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Update from Bristol Airport Police Spring 2018

March 9th, 2018

As a spotting group we work closely with both Bristol Airport and Bristol Airport Police to help share information and be the eyes and ears around the airport perimeter, we have recently recieved the ...

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easyJet celebrates female pilot record for International Womens Day

March 8th, 2018

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, is celebrating International Women’s Day with more female pilots flying on one day for the airline than ever before - also believed to be a Europ...

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Ryanair launch new Bristol to Shannon service

February 26th, 2018

A new service to Shannon has been recently announced by Ryanair which increases the number of flights from Bristol Airport to Ireland to an all time high. The new twice weekly service to Ireland's...

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New CEO appointed at Bristol Airport

February 9th, 2018

Bristol Airport have announced that Dave Lees has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will be starting his new role on 1 August. Mr Lees is currently the Managing Director of Southam...

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New bmi route to Gothenburg launched

January 23rd, 2018

bmi Regional has expanded its route network from Bristol Airport by launching a new flight from Bristol to Gothenburg. The first flight of the new route departed on 22nd January 2018, passengers we...

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Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new Airbus A320neo

January 19th, 2018

This week easyJet brought its new Airbus A320neo aircraft to Bristol Airport for the first time. The Airbus A320neo aircraft has many significant environmental and operational benefits, these include...

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Bristol Airport reports busiest year of passenger operations

January 15th, 2018

More than 8.1 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2016 by over six hundred thousand passengers.  The record annual number represents an 8 per cent increase yea...

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TUI adds further destinations from Bristol Airport

January 11th, 2018

TUI the UK’s largest holiday brand, has today announced that it has added an additional weekly flight to the Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman for summer 2018 operating from Bri...

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Boeing business jet arrives at Bristol Airport

January 10th, 2018

Today Boing Business Jet 9H-BBJ arrived at Bristol Airport for a few days, the Boeing 737-700 aircraft has visited Bristol Airport on previous occasions and is currently being handled and parked on th...

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TUI Air UK add weekly Punta Cana service onboard Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

December 20th, 2017

TUI Air UK today (20 December 2017) announced a 4th Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Destination from Bristol. The Punta Cana route will operate 1x weekly on Wednesdays commening on 5th April 2018 (Thu). The m...

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More flight announced for Summer 2018

December 2nd, 2017

British Airways is to increase flights from Bristol Airport to some of the top European holiday hotspots in summer 2018 In May this year British Airways launched new summer-only routes from Bristol...

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Bristol Airport seeks public views as it plans for the future

November 18th, 2017

Bristol Airport has begun preparing a new Master Plan which will set out potential development to respond to increasing passenger demand forecast over the next three decades and beyond. A ten week ...

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Work Begins on Bristol Airport’s First Multi-Storey Car Park

November 15th, 2017

A £9.5 million car park development commenced at Bristol Airport this week (8 November).  Construction of a multi-storey car park – the first on the Airport site – is now underway and will creat...

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Bristol Airport targets more long haul routes

November 7th, 2017

Following the return of direct long-haul flights to Florida and Mexico this summer and the announcement of flights to the Dominican Republic in 2018, Bristol Airport has reaffirmed its ambitions to se...

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Bristol Airport passes 8 million passenger milestone

November 7th, 2017

Following a record summer in which passenger numbers reached eight million in a 12 month period for the first time in its history, Bristol Airport will be seeking views later this month on how to meet...

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Changes to night flight regulations

October 28th, 2017

The Department for Transport has approved Bristol Airport’s request regarding EC and UK Airport Slot Allocation Regulations. The Department for Transport has approved Bristol Airport’s request ...

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