• BE376 2130 MANCHESTER

  • BE1306 2145 LONDON CITY

  • BE1534 2225 AMSTERDAM

  • NPT005K 2325 EAST MIDLANDS

    ROYAL MAIL
  • AWC005G 2340 LONDON STANSTED

    ROYAL MAIL
  • BE1301 0630 LONDON CITY

Offers & Promotions

Latest News


Archived News

For more information... click on the headline


Farewell to Exeter ATC for Budgie

Friday 20 December 2013

David Thomas, who has been with the airport for over forty years, has retired today. 

Dave ‘Budgie’ Thomas of the airport's Air Traffic Control remembers the days when three runways were operational, and the first 'inclusive tour' holidays with a Spantax DC9 departed in the early 70s. He made his way up the promotion rankings to the top and leaves the airport as Air Traffic Services Manager.

Matt Roach, Exeter Airport's managing director said: "Dave has been at the airport for an incredible 43 years. He will now have more time for his golf and sailing, and we all wish him well in his retirement."

See more at the Express and Echo


« Back to list


Also see:

Airport History
Airport War Years