Bristol Airport to offer new flights to Greece and Sweden

PUBLISHED: 16:00 12 July 2017

The Acropolis in Athens. Bristol Airport will soon offer flights to Athens.

The Acropolis in Athens. Bristol Airport will soon offer flights to Athens.


People looking to book their next holiday are in luck, as budget airline easyJet has just announced it will offer flights to Stockholm and Athens from Bristol Airport.

Athens at sunset from Likabetus Hill.Athens at sunset from Likabetus Hill.

Athens, Greece

easyJet will start flying from Bristol to Athens on November 6, with tickets starting at £28.49 each way. The city is famous for its history, with museums and monuments at every turn, but it has grown to become a bustling and modern capital for Greece.

Stockholm, Sweden

Flights to Stockholm will begin on October 31.Flights to Stockholm will begin on October 31.

Flights from Bristol to Stockholm will run twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays starting from October 31.

Fares will start at £26.49 each way for people wishing to experience Sweden’s capital city.

Stockholm is a coastal city made up of 14 islands and is famous for its colourful buildings and green open spaces.

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden.Stockholm is the capital of Sweden.

Bristol Airport’s business development director said: “The announcement of these two new routes by easyJet is very exciting news for Bristol Airport.

“Athens and Stockholm are destinations our customers have frequently told us they would like to see served directly from the region, and their addition to our network increases the number of European capital cities we serve to 18 – the largest number in the airport’s 60-year history.”

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager, added: “We’re really pleased to announce these two new beautiful destinations to our network from Bristol Airport and we are confident they’ll be very popular with our passengers.

“Many people are already starting to plan ahead for their Winter holidays and with flights now on sale, they can take advantage of our low fares.”

“With these two new routes, easyJet now flies to 64 destinations across Europe and beyond from Bristol Airport.”

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