'I'm sorry there was a problem.' It was literally that," the spokesman told reporters aboard his plane.
The British government had formally complained to the United States over its use of a British airport for transiting bombs to Israel.
British media reported on Wednesday that aircraft carrying "bunker-busting" bombs from the United States to Israel refueled at Prestwick airport in Scotland over the weekend.
Bush has yet to apologize to anyone for the use of their country's airports in his torture flight program, not to mention the kidnap victims, their families, friends, the American people or the rest of the world.