By George Stephens • 27 January 2020 • 14:42
Bristol Airport a popular route for airlines serving Spain from both the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca as well as Barcelona and Madrid wishes to expand further adding even more flights into Spain.
The airport submitted plans for the expansion in although opposition against he expansion is growing just before the local council are set to meet for a final decision in February.
There have been over 5,000 objections received from all over the world including Spain against the expansion whilst many believe more flights to Spain and other parts of the world is vital.
The expansion would see the regional airport be able to handle 12 million passengers a year through the popular destination hub, which is well supported by frequent fliers in Spain who use the hub on a regular basis.
Bristol airport see’s low cost airlines, Easy Jet and Ryanair service Spain who wish to place more flight routes on from the Airport to Spain to keep up with demand.
The 5,000 or more complainers though are concerned about the environment and access issues on the English side, citing airlines should use Cardiff Airport more.
Although the Welsh airport has never been a success, even after being purchased by the Welsh Government.
Vocal Marbella resident Adam Brown a former councillor himself in Wales constantly mocks the Cardiff Airport on social media citing it should have been moved years ago to the Newport region with a regeneration of land.
The fate of the expansion plans for Bristol comes in front of the local authorities next month, one close source told the Euro Weekly News that many of the complaints are actually from over the border in Wales in relation to the access roads to Bristol Airport.
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