London City Airport selects Anne Hardy for its inaugural art commission

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has announced that the critically acclaimed East London artist, Anne Hardy, has been selected for their inaugural art commission. Destination London is a new site-specific work that will be unveiled to the public in June. This exciting new commission will welcome millions of visitors… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus to operate between London City Airport and Dublin Airport from 28th October

Aer Lingus will operate London City Airport’s third busiest route from 28th October following leasing deal with CityJet LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus will operate between London City Airport (LCY) and Dublin Airport from this October, bring its award-winning service to one of LCY’s most popular routes, and making travel… Read the full press release

London City Airport returns to business as usual following the successful detonation of Second World War bomb

LONDON, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport returned to business as usual on Tuesday, welcoming over 13,000 passengers and operating 264 flights, following the discovery of a Second World War bomb submerged in King George V Dock on Sunday morning, which closed the airport on Monday. Today the Royal Navy confirmed the successful… Read the full press release

London City Airport appoints Robert Sinclair as new CEO

LONDON, 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport today announced that following an international search and selection process that Robert Sinclair will be appointed as CEO of London City Airport to replace Declan Collier who is stepping down. Currently, Mr Sinclair is the CEO of Bristol Airport where he has held the position since… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport officially opens newly expanded immigration hall

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes 10 of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened today (Thursday 22 June) by the Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis. The 10 new ePassport gates, which provide an automated, fast and secure route through the border, replace the three first-generation… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Nigel Scott as Business Development Director

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Previously Sales and Marketing Director with cleaning technology company, Kärcher, and a former European Marketing Director for Dyson, Nigel brings a wealth of international business experience to the new role which will be instrumental in raising Bristol Airport’s profile as the major gateway for the South West of the UK. As… Read the full press release

Easyjet Marks Bristol Airport’s 60th Anniversary With “Spirit of Bristol” Airbus A319

London Luton, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has today unveiled an aircraft especially named to help celebrate Bristol Airport’s 60thanniversary. The Airbus A319 has been named Spirit of Bristol to mark the airport’s milestone. easyJet, Bristol’s largest airline, started operations out of Bristol in 2002 and today the airport is the airline’s largest UK… Read the full press release

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

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 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 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: 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

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

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 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

Lufthansa adds Bristol to its global network from 4 April with codeshare agreement with bmi regional

Move Opens Up Lufthansa Network to Business & Leisure Travellers Codeshare on twice daily Frankfurt, daily Munich flights* Boost to South West Commerce & Tourism Bristol, UK, 2014-04-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Thanks to a new codeshare agreement with bmi regional, the UK’s most punctual scheduled airline for nine consecutive years, German airline Lufthansa is adding Bristol… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport staff ran for charity in support of Macmillan Cancer Support

Bristol, UK, 2014-03-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Macmillan Cancer Support benefits from ‘runway run’ Over 100 Bristol Airport staff took to the runway on Wednesday 19 March as part of a charity event which raised more than £5,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The ‘runway run’ took place after the evening’s last scheduled flight movement at 22:30… Read the full press release

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced new Bristol – Stockholm service

Bristol, UK, 2013-11-25 — / — Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced a new service linking Bristol with Stockholm next summer. Flights will operate twice a week (on Monday and Friday) from 30 June to 15 August 2014, using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The schedule has been designed with long weekend leisure breaks in mind, and is expected… Read the full press release

easyJet announced two new flights to Reykjavik and Marrakech for Bristol Airport

Bristol, United Kingdom, 2013-10-02 — / — easyJet has today announced two new routes for Bristol Airport – with flights to Reykjavik and Marrakech launching in December 2013. The new flights went on sale this morning at and will offer the South West’s only connection to Iceland. easyJet will operate the routes using 156 seater Airbus A319 and expects to carry over… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport teams up with Destination Bristol and Bath Tourism Plus at Routes Europe

Bristol Mayor backs mission to secure new air services  2013-05-10 — / — Bristol Airport is teaming up with Destination Bristol and Bath Tourism Plus to promote the region’s attractions to airlines at the Routes Europe event in Budapest next week (12-14 May). The aviation industry’s annual route development forum gives airports and tourism authorities the… Read the full press release