Delays at Bristol Airport Due to Air Traffic Controller Strike

French air traffic controllers have ended their strike but travelers flying into Bristol are still feeling the effects of the disruption. Thousands of British passengers are stuck in France and one-hundred flights were cancelled. The strike was cancelled on the second day, but that was more than enough time to throw flight schedules into total […]

Passenger Numbers Reach 7M at Bristol Airport for the First Time

Bristol International Airport is handling larger numbers of passengers. This year, seven million passengers passed through the airport and it’s quite possible those numbers will increase through 2016 and into 2017. BIA is the third busiest regional airport in the United Kingdom. BIA is a hub for the budget airlines Ryanair, EasyJet and BMI Regional. […]

Lack of Security at Bristol Airport

Britain’s border security is sorely lacking and it has been suggested that the airport in the city of Bristol is wide open for illegal immigrants or terrorists. Businessman David Sturgess and his wife, a U.S. citizen, returned to Bristol from a short trip to Ireland and were rather surprised to be shown through an entry […]

Flying from Bristol to North America For Less

Air travelers can rejoice! Flying from Bristol to the United States and Canada is now cheaper than ever, thanks to a new budget airline. WOW Air is based in Iceland and has one of the world’s youngest fleets of aircraft. UK travelers can fly all the way to Washington, D.C. or even California (beginning in […]