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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Thomson is changing to TUI

October 18th, 2017

The UK’s leading travel company has kicked off its name change campaign to highlight that Thomson is changing to TUI. A new TV ad debuted during ITV’s flagship Saturday night programme the X Fa...

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easyJet announce flights to Stockholm and Athens from October

July 15th, 2017

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today announced that it will start two new routes from Bristol Airport to Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm and the capital city of Greece, Athens later this ...

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Bristol Airport CEO steps down

June 30th, 2017

Bristol Airport announces that its CEO, Robert Sinclair, will step down later this year to become the new Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport. Robert was appointed CEO of Bristol Airport...

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Betty the Beech takes off from Bristol Airport

June 26th, 2017

On Tuesday 20 June 2017 an historic Beech 18 aircraft departed from the Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club at Bristol Air...

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New airline Powdair to launch at Bristol Airport

June 23rd, 2017

New airline powdair will launch in December 2017 with ticket sales now on sale through its website powdair.ski with a winter schedule that links Sion Airport with eight destinations in the UK, one of ...

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Champions League Final flights take passenger numbers to record levels

June 5th, 2017

During the weekend of Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th June Bristol Airport saw an extra 15,000 passengers en route to the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff which was one of the biggest sporting events i...

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Important Security Update from Bristol Airport Police for the Champions League Final 2017

May 25th, 2017

At Bristol Airport Spotting we work closely with Bristol Airport Police to provide the eyes and ears when spotting around the airport. With the upcoming Champions League Final next weekend we have rec...

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British Airways first flights take off from Bristol Airport

May 19th, 2017

This Saturday 20th May 2017 marks the launch of British Airways flights from Bristol Airport again after a period of 10 years absent from the airport. The flights operate on Saturdays to Florence, I...

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Bristol Airport to welcome Real Madrid fans for Champions League Final 2017

May 14th, 2017

Bristol Airport is set to welcome fans of Real Madrid between Friday 2nd June and Sunday 4th June 2017 for the Champions League Final which is being held at Cardiff. The Juventus fans will be flying i...

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Bristol Airport celebrates 60 years of operations

May 3rd, 2017

Two very special aircraft took centre stage as Bristol Airport celebrated 60 years of flying from its current site today. Almost six decades to the day since the Duchess of Kent officially opened the...

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Thomson and First Choice increase capacity with new routes

April 21st, 2017

Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Bristol Airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018. This includes new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican R...

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Aviation Sunday Special at Virtual Aerospace Gloucester

April 6th, 2017

We wanted to inform you of a great offer and day at Virtual Aerospace Gloucester on Sunday 30th April 2017, for just £99.00 you can take the controls of a Boeing 737-800 fixed base simulator. From t...

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Ryanair launch new Winter 2017 schedule at Bristol Airport

March 24th, 2017

Ryanair today (23 Mar) launched its Bristol winter 2017 schedule, with a new route to Cologne, extra flights to Bucharest and Venice and 20 routes in total, which will deliver 1.7m customers p.a. and ...

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easyJet celebrates a record 2016 with future expansion planned in 2017

March 15th, 2017

easyJet, Bristol’s largest airline and the largest UK base outside of London, flew more than four million passengers during the course of 2016 - an 11% increase on the previous year, up a third on f...

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British Airways returns to Bristol Airport

February 9th, 2017

British Airways is to start flying from Bristol Airport again with the launch of four new summer-only routes to popular European sunspots. From May the airline will begin direct flights from Bristo...

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WOW Air continues service from Iceland to Bristol Airport

January 18th, 2017

WOW air, the ultra-low-cost transatlantic airline from Iceland, has announced that it will continue its service from Bristol to Iceland and beyond to the US and Canada in June due to the ongoing succe...

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New South Bristol link road opens

January 13th, 2017

On Monday 16 January 2017 the South Bristol Link (SBL) a 4.5km express bus route and roadway that includes new cycle and pedestrian paths opened to traffic for the first time, it links the A370 at Lon...

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