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Bristol Airport to commence a major redevelopment of its departure lounge

£2.6million investment enhancing customer facilities A major redevelopment project to improve the airside departure lounge at Bristol Airport is due to commence next week, Monday 24th January. The three-month project, which will include an overall investment of £2.6 million and create dozens of new jobs, is expected to be completed in time for the Easter […]

Bristol Airport and ICTS UK & Ireland’s long-standing security partnership to continue

Bristol Airport has re-awarded ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner, responsible for the provision of security services/passenger screening at the Airport. Alan Dutt, Executive Director of Aviation Security Services, ICTS UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to continue our fifteen-year partnership with Bristol Airport. Whilst the pandemic has not been easy, ICTS […]

New partnership brings boost for UK regional air connectivity

A new partnership between leading UK regional airlines Aurigny, Blue Islands and Loganair will take off in 2022 The airlines plan to widen their working relationship to offer a wider range of seamless travel connections across their route networks; aim to coordinate their benefits for frequent flyers; and launch a new programme of co-operation to […]

Bristol Airport trials electric airside bus

Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus. Bristol Airport worked with COBUS Industries to supply the electric vehicle.  The bus, introduced on a trial basis, has the capacity to carry up to 110 customers and will operate between Bristol Airport’s terminal building and aircraft. The […]

Bristol Airport leads the way with a new innovation fund supporting decarbonisation and race to net zero initiatives

Bristol Airport has launched a new Fund to kick start and fast track decarbonisation initiatives in the South West of England focusing on emissions from flight and transport activity at Bristol Airport. The Aviation Carbon Transition (ACT) Programme will support initiatives and projects reducing direct and indirect emissions from Airport infrastructure to enable lower/zero emissions; […]

Overseas visitor numbers set to top 1.5 million at Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is on track to handle more than 1.5 million journeys by passengers from overseas, according to analysis of data from the Civil Aviation Authority’s annual Passenger Survey. The biggest market for visitors remains Ireland, accounting for just under 19 per cent of overseas passengers flying in and out of Bristol Airport. Spain (16 […]

Bristol Airport switches to 100 per cent renewable electricity

In a significant step towards reducing its carbon footprint, Bristol Airport has switched to a 100 per cent renewable electricity supply. The announcement follows the recent publication of a carbon roadmap setting out how the Airport will become carbon neutral by 2025 for emissions within its direct control. The new three-year agreement with global renewable […]

Bristol Airport raises awareness of Get On Board campaign

Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport from Thursday 5 September will see a new awareness programme entitled Get On Board. The initiative will help raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft. Bristol Airport is already committed to the UK Aviation Code of Practice on Disruptive Passengers […]

Bristol Airport responds to climate emergency with roadmap to reduce emissions

Bristol Airport has published a carbon roadmap setting out how it will achieve its ambition to be a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. Carbon neutral target fast-tracked to 2025 Carbon levy to offset all road journeys Flights to fall under international agreement to keep emissions at 2020 levels The roadmap has […]

Capri Autonomous Vehicle showcased at Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport hosted a Capri autonomous pod as part of its Autonomous Vehicle Breakfast Meeting, giving key stakeholders an opportunity to better understand the future of connected and autonomous vehicles at airports. The event began with an introduction from Dave Lees, CEO of Bristol Airport, who started the session by highlighting the opportunities that flying […]