New bus service to connect Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport

New service between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of a new look fleet of buses will commence a new service on Sunday 30 April 2017 connecting Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport. The new A3 AirportFlyer service will commence on Sunday 30th April having been successfully tendered and won by First… Read the full press release

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity at Bristol Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Bristol Airport and introduce new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and KLM sponsor Bath round of The Tour Series 2017

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and KLM have been announced as joint sponsors of The Tour Series 2017 when it comes to Bath on Saturday 20 May. Bath will host the first ever Saturday night stage of The Tour Series and the Matrix Fitness Women’s Grand Prix with a brand new… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport begins work on its £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall

BRISTOL, Enland, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Latest improvements will enhance arrivals experience for passengers Work will begin on Monday 16th January on a £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall at Bristol Airport.   On completion in April, it will take the number of passport control points from the current ten to a… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport records 11.3% increase YoY in 2016 passenger numbers

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 7.5 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2015 by over three quarters of a million passengers*. The record annual number represents an 11.3 per cent increase year on year, and a seventh consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport implements BlipTrack passenger queue and flow management solution from Denmark-based BLIP Systems

BRISTOL, England, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport, one of UK´s fastest growing airports, is implementing a queue and flow management solution from Denmark-based BLIP Systems to help enhance the passenger experience and improve operational efficiency. The solution, called BlipTrack, measures passenger flow and dwell times, which enables the airport to understand how travellers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Christmas party and flight with Santa for families from two charities

Aviation businesses joined forces to put on a Christmas party and flight with Santa for families needing hospice care and children with upper limb differences. Bristol, England, 2016-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The event was organised by Airbus and Bristol Airport and they have been supported by ACC Charter and Eastern Airways who run… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces £20 million investment to extend car parks at Silver Zone

Improvements to car parks at Bristol Airport are on the way, following approval of three schemes by North Somerset Council’s Planning & Regulatory Committee Bristol, England, 2016-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — New reception building at heart of enhanced Silver Zone A total of £20 million is being invested across the Silver Zone, staff and long-stay… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport expects 110,000 passengers this busy bank holiday weekend

More than 110,000 passengers are expected to use Bristol Airport over the Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 26 August – Monday 29 August inclusive). Bristol, ENGLAND, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — With the summer season already on track to surpass previous passenger levels, airlines and tour operators are reporting strong bookings for what is traditionally one… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport installs ‘bee bed and breakfast’ to enhance biodiversity on and around the site

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A ‘bee bed and breakfast’ has been installed at Bristol Airport as part of a programme to enhance biodiversity on and around the site. Located in a meadow between the Long Stay car park and nearby Downside Road, the specially designed habitat aims to encourage pollinators by providing… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosts Cleeve Nursery’s giant-sized watering can as part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival

Giant-sized watering can showcases tropical plants linked to destinations. Bristol, UK, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the Chelsea Fringe Festival, Bristol Airport will play host to Cleeve Nursery’s giant-sized watering can in the main check-in area of the terminal from Wednesday for a four week period. What’s believed to be the world’s… Read the full press release

Airbus, fly2help and Bristol Airport hosted an event for young people from charities Reach, CLIC Sargent and Ronald McDonald House Bristol

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aircraft manufacturer Airbus teamed up with aviation charity fly2help and Bristol Airport to host a very special action packed day of flight for local young people and their families. The young people, all aged four to 16, came from charities Reach, CLIC Sargent and Ronald McDonald House Bristol. They… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: bmi regional announces 2016 summer schedule

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from the success of its existing seven routes out of Bristol Airport, bmi regional has made some exciting changes and improvements to its schedule for summer 2016 by adding additional rotations and improving schedules. The new 2016 summer schedule adds a further ten flights to bmi… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Stagecoach South West launches first dedicated 24/7 coach service across the South West

BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South West announced today the launch of the South West Falcon: the first dedicated 24/7 coach service connecting major locations across the South West. Stagecoach launching first 24/7 coach service connecting the South West region Investment of £2.5m in fleet of eight new coaches, all with free… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: easyJet carried 40 million passengers since it launched services 14 years ago

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has reached a key milestone in its operation by carrying 40 million passengers to and from Bristol Airport since it launched services 14 years ago. BRISTOL, UK, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Since introducing its first flights from Bristol in 2001, the airline has grown significantly. It is now easyJet’s largest… Read the full press release

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… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: Antique ‘Bristol Bear’ to be auctioned; proceeds will go to Children’s Hospice South West

100 year old teddy left in departures to get new home and help children’s charity. BRISTOL, 2015-11-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The story of the 100-year-old teddy bear found abandoned in Bristol Airport’s departure lounge is set for a new chapter next month. The bear will go under the hammer on 3 December at… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport introduces new uniform for its Customer Operations teams working in the terminal and car parks

Summer starts with a “brand” new uniform BRISTOL, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — New uniformsPassengers using Bristol Airport this summer will notice new look uniforms for the Customer Operations teams working in the terminal and car parks, with over 100 staff wearing the specially designed clothing. The uniform is designed around the Airport’s brand… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes passengers with new energy efficient signage

BRISTOL, UK, 2015-2-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying into Bristol Airport during Winter’s darker evenings, may notice new signage on the façade of the building. Bristol Airport’s logo has been created into a new energy efficient sign and provides a shining welcome to passengers. The new signage has utilised LED lighting to illuminate… Read the full press release

Hilton to develop the first hotel at Bristol Airport under its economy Hampton by Hilton brand

Agreement Sees Innovative Construction Model Facilitate Growth in Mature and Emerging Markets  BRISTOL, UK, 2015-2-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Worldwide has reached an agreement with modular building provider CIMC to develop the first hotel at Bristol Airport under its economy Hampton by Hilton brand. Financed and owned by CIMC, the hotel will be managed by… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport has topped flight punctuality league tables published by global aviation intelligence provider OAG

On-time performance for flights is best in world BRISTOL, UK, 2015-1-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has topped flight punctuality league tables published today, with an on-time performance rating of 94.4 per cent making it the world’s best. Leading global aviation intelligence provider, OAG, based the league tables on 43.5 million flight records… Read the full press release

TravelWest helped Bristol Airport purchase new 100 per cent electric powered vehicle for its in-house IT team

BRISTOL, UK, 2015-1-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has taken delivery of a new electric vehicle for use by its in-house Information Technology (IT) team. The Nissan e-NV200 is the first 100 per cent electric powered vehicle on the 176 hectare site, and has been purchased with support from TravelWest. The e-NV200 combines… Read the full press release

The Bristol Flying School officially opened at Bristol Airport

New facilities opened by Bristol Airport CEO BRISTOL, UK, 2014-12-11 — /Travel PR News/ — On Wednesday 10 December 2014, Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Airport, officially opened The Bristol Flying School at Bristol Airport. This new purpose-built facility provides offices, training rooms, bar and restaurant facilities situated to the south of the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport to put out its airport taxi/private hire car service to tender

BRISTOL, UK, 2014-12-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has today announced that it is to put out its airport taxi/private hire car service to tender. Bristol Airport is the ninth largest airport in the UK and the fifth largest airport outside of London. In 2013 it handled over 6.1 million passengers with planning approvals… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: bmi regional adds 7,000 seats from Bristol to Frankfurt and Munich ahead of its summer schedule launch at the end of March 2015

New flights to Frankfurt three times a day New flights to Munich twice a day Airline flexes to meet flyers’ needs Strong demand prompts additional capacity BRISTOL, UK, 2014-11-21 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi regional has responded to customer demand and boosted two core routes from Bristol Airport ahead of its summer schedule launch at… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport experienced its busiest ever day on Thursday 14 August with 25,390 passengers passing through the terminal in 24 hours

Over 25,000 passengers pass through terminal in 24 hours BRISTOL, UK, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport recorded another major milestone last week (Thursday 14 August), experiencing its busiest ever day with a total of 25,390 passengers passing through the terminal in 24 hours. This landmark follows record passenger numbers in the months of… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens central walkway; announces plans for terminal extension to follow next year

New central walkway now open and terminal extension to follow next year  Bristol, UK, 2014-8-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Within days of opening a £6.5m central walkway designed to ease congestion at peak travel times Bristol Airport has announced plans for an extension to its terminal building, with this latest development scheduled for completion by… Read the full press release

Bath Tourism Plus welcomed passengers from the inaugural SAS flight from Stockholm as it landed in at Bristol Airport

BATH,  2014-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — This morning, Bath Tourism Plus welcomed passengers from the inaugural SAS flight from Stockholm as it landed in at Bristol Airport. Bath Tourism Plus was joined by the Mayor of Bath, Cllr Cherry Beath and No.1 Royal Crescent’s very own Georgian Housekeeper Glenys Hale along with colleagues from both… Read the full press release