A stranded Bristol couple on one of the first flights planning to leave Sharm el-Sheikh have spoken of "pure chaos" in the Egyptian resort.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of West Country tourists stranded in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh begin flying home.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of passengers from the West are amongst the Brits stranded in Sharm el-Sheikh after flights to and from Bristol were suspended.Read the full story ›
There was little sign of travel chaos at Bristol Airport this morning as only two groups turned up at for the cancelled Sharm el-Sheikh flight.
It shows little of the confusion and worry from travellers across the west country who have loved ones currently stranded at resorts or travellers who were due to fly out to Egypt in the coming days.
On Facebook Raychel-Louise Cox from Swindon has told ITV West Country: "I'm in sharm at the moment. And nothing is being said to us. We're due to fly home tomorrow. Pretty scary as were the only brits in our hotel!"
Steve Nosworthy also commented on Facebook and said: "My daughter and her partner are there now so obviously worried about the situation."
And Phil Woodall from Bristol said: "3 years ago we had to load our own luggage onto the plane it was all laid out on the tarmac."
The government has suspended all UK passenger flights to the resort.Read the full story ›
A man from has been charged with making a bomb hoax against Bristol Airport.
38-year-old Robert Boyd-Stevenson from Bristol is in custody, and due at Weston-super-Mare Magistrates' Court today.
He was arrested after threats made against the airport on Saturday.
A 38-year-old man from Bristol has been arrested following police investigations of a bomb hoax made against Bristol Airport on Saturday.
He was arrested on suspicion of making a bomb hoax and communicating false information, and remains in custody.
The security threat were made on Saturday, and contingency plans were put in place, but the airport remained open.
Bristol airport has reopened after police investigated a suspicious package on board a plan.
Police were called after an item was reported on board during a routine aircraft inspection following the arrival at Bristol Airport of Ryanair flight from Alicante just before midnight yesterday (Saturday 22 August).
Passengers were evacuated from the terminal as a precaution and the Airport was temporarily closed to air traffic, reopening just before 6am this morning.
Police were satisfied that the item did not represent a threat.
As a result of this disruption a total of 12 inbound flights diverted to other airports, and arrangements are being made to bring aircraft and passengers back to Bristol.
Some delays to today’s flight schedule can be expected as a result of this incident, but Bristol Airport is working with airlines to minimise disruption to passengers wherever possible. Bristol Airport apologises for the inconvenience caused to passengers but puts safety and security first at all times.
The first of two multi-million pound extensions to Bristol Airport has opened.
The 12 month programme has seen the departure lounge in the east terminal significantly enlarged.
The £8.6 million redevelopment has left it with a modern look and a more retail and catering brands have set up shop making it a much improved shopping experience.
70 Shaun the Sheep sculptures have been given their finishing touches before being released across Bristol this weekend.
Local artists have been at the heart of the Shaun In The City project to raise money for the city's children's hospital.