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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 […]

Bristol Airport Announces New Food Outlets

A seven month development project commenced in October 2018 creating new restaurants and eateries at Bristol Airport. Passengers will be able to enjoy new restaurants and brands including Frankie & Benny’s, Barburrito, EAT and Warrens Bakery after the recent tender process for several key food and beverage outlets. Having invested more than £160 million in […]

Bristol Airport takes carbon management to next level

Bristol Airport’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognised with accreditation at the second of four levels in a global industry programme. Airport Carbon Accreditation is an independent, voluntary programme which certifies airports at four different levels of accreditation covering all stages of carbon management – mapping, reduction, optimisation and neutrality. It is […]

Bristol Airport Looks Towards 2050 in Latest Consultation on Future Facilities

Planning application to increase capacity will set blueprint for the next decade Consultation commences today (14 May) on the latest proposals for the long-term development of Bristol Airport, including more detailed plans for continued growth over the next decade. ‘Towards 2050’ includes a Charter for Future Growth in five key areas:  aviation, economic impact, Green […]