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Category: Announcement

Airports Safety Week

AOA UK Airports Safety Week 13-19 May

The AOA UK Airports Safety Week involves 52 airports who are participating in various safety events and activities to increase awareness of safety and operations across the industry.  Exeter Airport is participating in this event and actively encouraging all staff to take part in as many activities as they are able to. These have included []

Ryanair launches new Alicante route

New winter flights from 29 October 2019

Ryanair is launching new winter flights from Exeter Airport to Alicante in Spain from 29 October 2019 with tickets on sale from today (12 April 2019).

Regional trade mission hailed success for business

Regional Trade East meets West

The benefits of connecting regional economies in the UK has been highlighted by a successful trade mission to the South West by business leaders from Norfolk and Suffolk. A delegation of 20 visited the area to learn more about the region’s nuclear power and food and drink sectors, and to seek mutual business opportunities. After []

Work on new pre-flight area starts

Construction is underway for a new boarding gate area

Initial ground works are underway for the construction of a new boarding gate area ahead of a busy 2019 which will see the first ever series of flights from Ryanair. The passenger pre-flight waiting area is being built alongside the current boarding gates with a new entrance from the departure lounge. The project of improvements, []

Fewer trains – so take the plane

Tunnel trouble to London

There will be fewer trains to London on the West of England line from Monday 18 February until Friday 8 March 2019. The closure of a train tunnel between Exeter and Taunton will mean that journey times will be extended by up to an hour with diversions and a rail replacement transport. The planned upgrade []

Airport aims to help Alzheimer’s charity

Alzheimer’s Society is investing in research into dementia

The 2019 Exeter Airport Charity of the Year is the Alzheimer’s Society. To launch the year long association with the charity Exeter Airport Duty Manager Anna Wroth, who has special responsibility for the airport’s Assistance service, welcomed Claire Frost, the Alzheimer’s Society Community Fundraiser for the area, who handed over the badges used to promote []

More Edinburgh and Amsterdam flights

Flybe boost the Exeter Summer schedule

Flybe will expand its 2019 Summer schedule from Exeter Airport with the addition of an extra three flights a week to Edinburgh, operating on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings, together with an extra Sunday service to Amsterdam. All flights are available for booking now at flybe.com for travel between 31 March and 26 October 2019. []

Hand Baggage – Please Check

Be aware of your airline's cabin baggage size resrictions

Ryanair Ryanair, with flights from Exeter to Malaga, Malta and Naples from April, will be operating the airline’s 2019 hand baggage policy allowing only one small piece of hand baggage into the cabin unless priority boarding is booked. The following summary is subject to change: All Ryanair passengers may take 1 small personal bag, maximum []

No disruption to flights after Brexit

Flights to continue without any Brexit impact

At this time, both the EU and the UK want flights to continue without any disruption and there will be no impact to direct flights to non-EU countries. The current advice from UK.GOV: Passenger travel to the EU by air after Brexit Passenger consumer rights when travelling to the EU after Brexit Passport rules for []