A record breaking dance and a blockbuster break on Crete
Over on Crete the locals have been having a ball while attempting to enter the Guinness Book of Record with the world’s longest dance.
The magic of La Boheme with cheap flights to Paphos
Opera buffs – book yourselves on cheap flights to Paphos for a stunning performance of La Boheme featuring renowned performers from all over the world, including Stella Georgiou and fellow Cypriot Kyriakos Sophoclous.
Flybe is top of the pops for UK flights
Flybe is flying higher in the popularity stakes than any other UK airline, according to Which? Holiday. In a poll conducted by the consumer Watchdog, Flybe, already viewed as Britain’s Number One domestic airline, was voted top of the charts for short-haul services - ahead of British Airways, BMI, Easyjet and Ryanair.
Air Malta inspire their passengers to help
Passengers with Air Malta are getting the chance to help people with disabilities this summer. In July and September, cabin crews on selected flights will hand each passenger a collection envelope, inviting contributions to the charity, Inspire.
Solar-powered plane sets a 26 hour record
In freezing Alpine temperatures, almost 10,000ft above Switzerland, a small single-seater plane recently flew into the record books after a non-stop journey of 26 hours. Nothing extraordinary about that, you may think, until you realise that the aircraft was completely solar powered, proving that perpetual flight may one day be a reality.
Enjoy fine wines at the new Yeatman Hotel in Portugal
If you like wine, you'll love The Yeatman hotel in Oporto, Portugal which opens its doors to visitors this August.
School Development Fund for The Gambia
Tour operator, The Gambia Experience, have always contributed to the local community, particulary in the field of education. In 1989, the company set up their School Development Fund since, when, with the help of customers, 100 Gambian schools have benefitted from new buildings, renovation and equipment.
A whole new world of music and culture with cheap flights to Croatia
If you haven't yet booked your summer holiday this year and are looking for something beyond the usual bucket and spade, Jet2.com are offering cheap flights to Croatia where the enchanting ancient cities of Split and Dubrovnik are hosting their 61st Summer Festival.
KLM adds new flight between Bristol and Amsterdam
Bristolians wishing to sample Amsterdam’s famous laid back approach will soon be able to do so up to four times a day thanks to an extra KLM flight planned for spring 2011.
Giant mural unveiled at Bristol Airport
From this week, visitors flying into the South West’s biggest airport will be greeted by a dramatic 57 metre mural depicting many of the region’s most famous landmarks.
Long awaited hotel approved for Bristol Airport
This month the management at Bristol Airport are celebrating as plans for the creation of a new 251 room hotel finally receive the rubber stamp of approval from the council.
Flybe launches new winter schedule
Leading regional airline Flybe has begun operating its new 2010/2011 winter flight schedule from Bristol Airport. Destinations now include Belfast City and the Isle of Man.
New Egyptian link for Bristol Airport
This week staff and passengers at Bristol Airport have gone all Anthony and Cleopatra as Thomson Airways launch their first winter flights to Luxor.
New super-airport considered for the South East
This week talks have begun in earnest about the possibility of creating a new state of the art airport to increase flight capacity around London and the South East.
Bristol Airport launches new customer satisfaction survey
In a bid to improve the way they meet the needs of South West businesses, Bristol airport have this week introduced a new online customer survey.
When less is more, don't forget your toiletries
Forgetting those essential toiletries can be a costly business when travelling as, due to airline restrictions on liquids, passengers are having to pay up to three times more for last minute purchases, it was revealed recently in the Daily Mail.
Flights to Cape Verde launched from Bristol
West Country holidaymakers with a taste for the exotic will soon be able to fly direct to the Cape Verde islands from Bristol Airport thanks to Thomson.
New fast track security launched for business passengers
Business passengers flying Flybe from Bristol to Belfast can now benefit from free access to the airport’s fast track security channel as part of a new promotion.
easyJet launch recruitment drive at Bristol Airport
The nation’s favourite orange airline has this week announced plans to take on an additional 65 staff to support its growth at Bristol Airport.
easyJet report a 13% rise in passenger figures
Bristol Airport favourite easyJet is this week reporting excellent early figures for 2011 with passenger numbers for February up 13% on last year.
Bristol hotel warned over airport advert
The Cadbury House hotel in Bristol has been instructed by the Advertising Standards Authority to remove a billboard outside Bristol Airport claiming they’re located just 10 minutes away.
New Dublin and US link for Bristol
Sampling a proper pint of Guinness just got that bit easier for those living in the South West, thanks to a new Aer Lingus route linking Bristol and Dublin.