All air traffic in and out of Brussels airport has been temporarily suspended after two explosions in the departure area this morning (22 March).
People are being warned not to come to the area.
One flight from Bristol was already in the air when the blasts occurred- that service has had to be diverted elsewhere.
There were two more flights from Bristol to Brussels planned for later today - these have had to be cancelled.
- 0605: this flight took off as normal but had to be diverted after the explosions in Zaventem airport
- 1040: cancelled
- 1730: cancelled
For now here is what the airport is advising passengers:
1/2 Due to Brussels Airport closure all flights to and from Brussels are cancelled until 0600h Wednesday 23 March 2016.
2/2 Passengers are advised to contact their airline directly. All other flights from Bristol Airport are operating as normal.
A flight from Bristol airport to Brussels has been diverted after two explosions in the departure lounge at Zaventem airport.
The plane left Bristol at 06:05 this morning (22 March) - it's not yet confirmed where it will be diverted to.
Follow our website for live updates.
There have been 2 explosions at the airport. Building is being evacuated. Don't come to the airport area.
Passengers flying from Bristol airport to France face flight cancellations or delays.
Over the next three days industrial action is being carried out by French traffic control employees.
French Industrial Action is causing disruption for some flights. For flight information, customers should contact their airline directly.
MPs from across the West are urging the Chancellor not to give the Welsh Assembly powers over air passenger duty in next week's budget.
They argue the move could lead to Cardiff airport cutting the tax altogether, putting Bristol at a commercial disadvantage.
In a letter to George Osborne, they warn of an 'extremely severe' impact on the region's economy.
There's a small risk that people from the South West will go to Cardiff, I think that's a fairly minimal risk, the bigger risk is that the passengers from Wales who currently use Bristol Airport would choose not to do so - and it's not fair competition, one is state owned, one is privately owned.
You'd have passengers in England, having to pay passenger duty, but not those in Wales and I'm not sure we thought that's what devolution was for.
Thomas Cook has cancelled all bookings to Sharm el Sheikh until October 31.
The holiday company took the decision to extend the ban - past May 25 -after travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office did not change.
The FCO has advised against all but essential travel to the resort.
Flights to the resort had been leaving from Bristol Airport.
We appreciate that this may be frustrating for our customers who have been looking forward to their holiday and we would like to assure them that we are doing our upmost to ensure they are still able to enjoy a Thomas Cook holiday.
Thomas Cook is now offering a number of options to their customers, which include cancelling or amending their holiday to another destination free of charge.
They have increased staff numbers in their contact centre to help deal with queries.
Any customers with immediate concerns and who unable to visit a shop should call the dedicated customer phone line, open 24 hours a day: 01733 224 536.
At Thomas Cook, the safety and well-being of all those who travel with us is our absolute priority, and we would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding.
Click here for the full and most recent FCO travel advice.
Bristol Airport says abolishing air passenger duty in Wales would result in passengers and airlines flying from Cardiff instead.Read the full story ›
The final beam in the new steel frame of the Airport's west terminal will be laid in a topping out ceremony this afternoon.Read the full story ›
The man from Bristol has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail after admitting carrying out a bomb hoax.Read the full story ›
The owner of two car parks near Bristol Airport has been told to stop using them by midnight tonight (Wednesday 13 January) or face heavy fines.
The sites are used by hundreds of motorists as a cheaper alternative to official car parks at the airport.
An appeal against council enforcement notices was rejected by the planning inspectorate.
Princess Anne has opened an £8.6 million extension at Bristol Airport to the sound of carols sung by local schoolchildren.
The new departure lounge facilities are part of the airport's drive to increase passenger numbers to ten million a year.
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