No Barcelona flights cancelled despite terror attack

PUBLISHED: 09:25 18 August 2017 | UPDATED: 09:25 18 August 2017

Flights between Barcelona and Bristol are continuing as normal today (Friday). Picture (left): Manu Fernandez/AP Photo

Flights between Barcelona and Bristol are continuing as normal today (Friday). Picture (left): Manu Fernandez/AP Photo

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Bristol Airport is advising passengers travelling to Barcelona today (Friday) to contact their airline following yesterday’s terrorist attack.

Armed police officers stand next to their van in Las Ramblas. Picture: AP Photo/Manu FernandezArmed police officers stand next to their van in Las Ramblas. Picture: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez

Yesterday afternoon 13 people were killed when a white van smashed into dozens of people at high speed in the busy region of Las Ramblas.

About 100 other people sustained injuries.

Five suspected terrorists were then shot dead after a similar incident in Cambrils, involving a car driving into people.

Flights from Bristol Airport though are expected to continue as normal today.

Injured people are treated in Barcelona. Picture AP Photo/Oriol Duran.Injured people are treated in Barcelona. Picture AP Photo/Oriol Duran.

An easyJet flight to the Spanish city took off on time shortly after 7am and another plane is scheduled to depart Lulsgate at 6.40pm.

The airport though is advising passengers to keep in touch with their airline for the latest information.

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