TUI to base fifth aircraft at Bristol Airport from 2024

TUI has announced it will base a fifth aircraft at Bristol Airport from the Summer of 2024, this is part of an expanded program of flights for next Summer from the South West regional airport.

The package holiday airline, TUI has announced a new route to Boa Vista, Cape Verde as well as daily flights to Palma de Mallorca, a firm favourite with the British holidaymaker!

TUI operates a modern fleet of 17 Boeing 737 Max 8 and 24 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, this Summer Bristol Airport currently has 4 B737 Max 8 aircraft with an additional 737-800 arriving at weekends or busy periods on a split or W rotation.

The airlines expanded flight programme will offer an increased frequency to Dalaman of five flights per week. Four flights a week to Antalya, Corfu, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kos and Zakynthos. Kefalonia and Tenerife will see flights weekly and additional flights to Enfidha and Marrakesh.

Dave Lees, CEO, Bristol Airport commented This is exciting news. These new flights show the positive momentum offering extended choice of destinations and stay lengths for customers. The increased capacity for next year builds on the strong growth we are experiencing with TUI from Bristol Airport . The programme provides even more choice for customers when using their local airport to travel to a variety of exciting destinations, and enjoy the extensive cruise programme available from Marella Cruises. We look forward to working with TUI on future route opportunities.