Jet2.com to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel on flights from Bristol Airport in 2024 Leading leisure airline Jet2.com has today announced that it will use a blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at Bristol Airport in 2024, almost a year ahead of the UK’s Government’s SAF mandate which is due to be introduced from 2025. The UK’s third largest airline has purchased over 300 tonnes of SAF from Q8Aviation, which will be used to add a 1% SAF blend onto a number of departing flights from Bristol Airport this year. The total emissions of the SAF that Jet2.com has purchased are at least 70% lower than those of conventional aviation fuel. As well as realising these benefits, using a SAF blend in 2024 means that Jet2.com can prepare its...
Bristol Airport sees record passengers in 2023 Bristol Airport experienced a record number of passengers with nearly 9.8 million people using the South West’s gateway in 2023, making it the busiest year in the Airport’s history. Bristol Airport recovered faster from the pandemic than any other major UK airport, seeing huge pent-up demand for holidays and travel to reunite with family and friends. Passenger numbers have continued to grow and are now higher than they were before covid hit. The number of travellers to and from Bristol Airport was up over 10% in 2023 compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019. The busiest day was in late August 2023, when over 40,000 people travelled through the Airport over a 24-hour period. In 2023...
Bristol Airport to host jobs fair with over a hundred roles available Bristol Airport is hosting its first Jobs Fair of the year as the Airport prepares for a busy Summer season. Bristol Airport is hosting its first Jobs Fair in 2024 following the success of last year’s events, with over 100 vacancies currently available. The Airport will be teaming up with other employers based across the site for an event on Tuesday 20th February, giving prospective candidates the chance to find out more about the variety of permanent roles available including customer service, hospitality, retail, airline handling and security. The Jobs Fair will also provide an insight into seasonal roles, which are ideal for students or those who just want a...
Bristol Airport’s Local Community Fund donates record funding this year in 2023 The past 12 months has been a record year for Bristol Airport’s Local Community Fund with over £220,000 granted to support local community projects, making it the highest amount ever granted in a year. In total, 62 individual projects have benefited from the Fund with grants ranging from £500 to £15,000 in 2023. This includes grants for an outdoor play area for Backwell and Cleeve playing fields, solar panels for Uncle Paul's Chilli Charity, children's educational equipment for Winford Village Pre-School and a nature conservation educational scheme for Bristol Avon River Trust. In total, £1.6 million has been granted to projects in the surrounding...
Our new goals – Bristol Airport launches Sustainability Strategy Bristol Airport has published its Sustainability Strategy, with a new interim target to cut carbon emissions across its operations by 73% by 2027. The Airport worked with Business In The Community, the responsible business charity, to create the strategy. Over 2,000 people were engaged with and consulted to create the Strategy, including local residents, staff, the business community, and industry experts. Climate action was the number one issue for both those working at Bristol Airport and external stakeholders. The Airport’s impact on the local economy and jobs, improvements to biodiversity and air quality, and noise and traffic were raised as important issues...
easyJet announces additional aircraft and new routes in Bristol 18th aircraft will be based in Bristol from next summer creating around 40 local job opportunities at the airport The airline will also launch two new routes to Greek Island Skiathos and Tivat in Montenegro with seats on sale from 30th November easyJet holidays will also be offering package holidays to the new destinations Bristol’s largest airline easyJet has today announced it will be expanding its base at the airport with the addition of an 18th aircraft from next summer. The aircraft will enable the airline to offer customers in the South West even more choice and greater connectivity across the UK, Europe and beyond, including two new summer routes between...
easyJet celebrates flying 70 million passengers from Bristol Airport easyJet has celebrated flying 70 million passengers to and from Bristol Airport by surprising a lucky couple with free flights Bristol’s largest airline has also launched a new route to popular Mediterranean island, Malta for next summer easyJet, Bristol’s largest airline, has today celebrated carrying 70 million passengers to and from Bristol Airport since it started flying there in May 2001. To mark the occasion the airline surprised John and Lynda Booker from Gloucester, flying today from Bristol to Tenerife with free easyJet return flights. The news follows easyJet’s announcement earlier this month that the airline will operate a new route between Bristol and...
easyJet flights from Bristol to Malta return for summer 2024 easyJet has put new flights on today from Bristol to Malta First flights will take off from 3 April 2024 and operate throughout the summer season Seats are now on sale on easyJet.com and via the mobile app with fares starting from £52.99* Brand new package holidays available on the new route with easyJet holidays easyJet has today announced that a route from Bristol to Malta will return for next summer. The new service will operate twice weekly from 3rd April 2024, offering customers even more choice for their summer holidays next year. Flights to Malta are scheduled to launch from 3 April with twice weekly departures on Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the year and...
Bristol Airport Invests £3.5m in Air Traffic Control Tower Bristol Airport has commenced work on a comprehensive six-month refurbishment of the Air Traffic Control Tower and is investing over £3.5m to improve and enhance the 20-year-old facility. The Tower will undergo extensive renovations, improving the overall aesthetics and functionality of the building whilst meeting the latest building standards and regulations. It will incorporate environmentally friendly elements such as energy-efficient lighting, heating and cooling system reducing the building’s carbon footprint. The project will include several significant improvements to the Air Traffic Control Tower including: Over £3.5m investment Lift replacement New external facing...

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