EASYJET has celebrated its 20th anniversary at Bristol Airport today (Wednesday, August 2).

This is easyJet's largest base outside of London. Since starting its operations there, easyJet has grown to be the largest airline at Bristol, having flown an impressive 72 million passengers over the two decade period.

The airline provides holidaymakers with 70 domestic and international routes, including popular destination Geneva.

This year easyJet has launched four new routes to Chania in Crete, Belfast City, Rovaniemi in Lapland and Enfidha-Hammamet in Tunisia.

To celebrate, the crew room at Bristol Airport was filled with decorations and party food for staff operating the day's flights.

Ali Gayward, easyJet UK country manager, said: “We are so proud to be the largest airline in Bristol, serving 70 destinations with everything from city breaks, holiday hotspots, ski and business destinations offered."

Dave Lees, Bristol Airport’s chief executive officer, said: "We are delighted to be celebrating this important and invaluable 20 year anniversary between easyJet and Bristol Airport.

“We’re immensely proud of the relationship we have with easyJet, they play a big part in the success of Bristol Airport."