Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

International airline reveals Bristol expansion

Travelling to Europe, whether for work or pleasure, may get that little bit easier - as low-cost airline, EasyJet, has announced a number of expansion developments at its Bristol base.

The airline will position a 17th aircraft at its South West base and has added three brand new routes to the Bristol network.

EasyJet will also provide even more frequent flights to some of Bristol's most in demand destinations, providing great value summer breaks or low-fared commutes for even more passengers.

A further 186-seat Airbus A320 aircraft will now be based in Bristol and joins seven 156-seat Airbus A319 and nine 186-seat A320 aircraft currently serving the airline's customers in the South West.

Three brand new routes have joined the EasyJet Bristol network, bringing the total routes now available to 74.

A route between Bristol and Milan Malpensa will operate four times a week throughout the year on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, with first flights taking off on 1st July.

Flights between Bristol and Brindisi in Southern Italy will operate twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays and will launch on the 3rd July and flights between Bristol and Biarritz in the South of France will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays with flights launching on 2nd July, both operating throughout the summer season.

EasyJet will also increase its Bristol - Paris Charles de Gaulle frequency, adding an additional daily flight to and from the French capital.


Subscribe to receive the latest Gloucestershire news delivered to your inbox daily

Ali Gayward, EasyJet's UK country manager, said: "We are absolutely delighted to be celebrating further expansion at Bristol Airport. The addition of another aircraft and even more routes will help us to deliver long term, sustainable growth at the base providing passengers with an even greater range of convenient flights to a fantastic variety of destinations across our network.

"Our ongoing growth at Bristol demonstrates easyJet's long-term commitment to providing connectivity for the South West. We continue to be the largest airline at Bristol and in the coming weeks we will carry our 55 millionth passenger, showing that our customers continue to book with confidence."

Nigel Scott, business development director for Bristol Airport said: "This is fantastic news as EasyJet continues to invest in Bristol Airport and basing seventeen aircraft at its second largest base.

"The additional aircraft will provide extra flights to Paris, and an additional three new destinations of Milan, Brindisi and Biarritz to the route network from Bristol Airport."

Subscribe to Punchline

Related Articles

PICTURES and VIDEO: The Tall Ships arrive into Gloucester Image

PICTURES and VIDEO: The Tall Ships arrive into Gloucester

The best images as four fabulous Tall Ships arrive into Gloucester Docks ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships and Adventure Festival

Work is underway on one-million square foot Gloucester industrial park Image

Work is underway on one-million square foot Gloucester industrial park

Ground has been broken on the first phase of a new one million square foot industrial and logistics development in Gloucester.

Profits at Gloucestershire helicopter operator fall 47 per cent Image

Profits at Gloucestershire helicopter operator fall 47 per cent

A defence giant which operates the helicopter wing of its business from Gloucestershire has revealed a near 50 per cent drop in profits.

VIDEO: Beware the Judoon as Doctor Who filming takes to the streets of Gloucester Image

VIDEO: Beware the Judoon as Doctor Who filming takes to the streets of Gloucester

The extra-terrestrial mercenary police are roaming the streets of the city as Jodie Whittaker poses for a picture with a Gloucester PCSO

Copyright 2019 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.