bmi regional and Bristol Airport hosted residents of Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm for Christmas party and scenic flight over the UK

Christmas came early for youngsters from a local hospice yesterday, when they joined bmi regional at Bristol Airport for a special Santa Flight.

BRISTOL, England, 2015-12-8 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the season’s most anticipated festive treats, bmi regional together with Bristol Airport invited hosted young people and their families for a Christmas party and scenic flight over the UK.

Santa left his sleigh at home and took a different mode of transport as he joined residents of Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm in nearby Wraxall – on a scenic flight on one of bmi regional’s aircraft that is based at Bristol Airport.

The hospice – just five miles away from the airport – is Bristol Airport’s nominated charity.

There were smiles all around as youngsters and their families were treated to face painting, Christmas drinks and nibbles and a disco in the departure lounge before boarding the bmi regional airplane for a 45-minute scenic flight.

Father Christmas made a special appearance on board, handing out goody bags to passengers.

Jacqui Mills, Public Relations & Community Manager from Bristol Airport said: “To see happy smiles on the faces of families from Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm is the best Christmas present of all. This is such a magical experience for the families and we thank bmi regional for helping to make it possible to provide such a special day for these brave youngsters and their families.”

Jochen Schnadt, Chief Commercial Officer from bmi regional said: “This is the first time bmi regional has teamed up with Bristol Airport to host a Santa Flight in aid of charity. We are privileged to have been involved in this great initiative and hope we were able to create a magical Christmas experience for the children from Charlton Farm. Of course, Santa, too, had a great time trading his sleigh in for our Embraer jet!”

Father Christmas said: “I usually travel through the skies on a sleigh and it can be a bit of bumpy ride, so travelling on bmi regional was much more comfy – just don’t tell Rudolf and the other reindeer! Merry Christmas, everyone!”

SOURCE: Bristol Airport

 

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bmi regional and Bristol Airport hosted residents of Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm for Christmas party and scenic flight over the UK

bmi regional and Bristol Airport hosted residents of Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm for Christmas party and scenic flight over the UK

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