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Category: Announcement

Top 5 spot in Which? airport survey

Smaller airports rated higher for customer satisfaction

Exeter Airport has been ranked in the top five for customer satisfaction in the Which? consumer group survey of UK airports. The travel publication results show that Exeter had an overall customer score of 71%  where star ratings were required for bag drop, check-in, security and passport control queues, shopping and catering, seating, toilets and []

Flybe Summer 2018 flights on sale

Over 100 a week to UK and regional mainland Europe airports

Flybe has announced its extensive 2018 Summer schedule from Exeter Airport. This features 19 routes offering a total choice of up to 105 departures a week across the UK and regional mainland Europe. Passengers can plan early and take advantage of the best possible prices which are from £24.99 one way including taxes and charges []

Trade Mission to Norwich a great success

Nolfolk businesses now plan visit to Exeter

A high powered trade mission between the Westcountry and Norwich has been hailed a great success – with the return leg already being planned. On Monday this week 24 delegates from Exeter Airport’s Connects business ambassador network met with their counterparts from Norwich Airport’s Connects network to discuss regional trade opportunities. Both airports are part []

Busy Summer Season Starts

Passengers fly from wet & windy Exeter

Exeter Airport’s 80th year of operation is entering its busy peak period with around 40,000 passengers expected to use the airport in the first week of the summer holidays. As the airport, in its fifth year of successive growth, sees annual passenger numbers heading back towards the million mark, passengers are taking advantage of, not []

Flybe celebrates 15 years

The Exeter-based airline changed its name in 2002

Flybe has marked 15 years since its rebrand and to mark the day cup cakes were offered to passengers departing on its flights from Exeter Airport. In July 2002 British European, which was formally Jersey European, changed its look and business model in a new beginning for the Exeter-based airline. Book these summer Flybe flights: []

‘Base of the Month’ again and again

Exeter Airport is TUI best ‘On Time Base’

The TUI Airline Thomson Airways On Time Departure Performance (OTP) at Exeter continues to be recognised as excellent, so much so that the team have recently celebrated winning the Airline’s OTP award for the third month running, a first for Exeter and Thomson. Exeter Airport has continued with its top performances and the ‘Base of []

Price Lock-Down fare option

Flybe offer online fare hold for up to 24 hours

Flybe has launched an improved ‘Price Lock-Down’ fare option which gives customers the opportunity to ‘hold’ their preferred online fare for 24 hours*. ‘Price Lock-Down’ guarantees that the price of a chosen flight itinerary is held so customers can check and finalise all their travel details before confirming and paying for their Flybe flight. The fee []

Globetrotter on the Moor Otters trail

Artistic statue spotting in Devon

Exeter Airport is playing its part in the Moor Otters Trail this summer. One hundred decorated otter statues were ‘released’ from Bovey Castle on Dartmoor last month and placed at a range of locations around the area. The decorated resin statues have been created by talented artists, mainly from the local region, and have become []

Record weekend for executive jet centre

XLR caters for growing corporate aircraft market

Exeter Airport’s XLR executive jet centre has reported one of its busiest ever weekends after the airport hosted a clutch of executive jets for the UEFA Champions League final in Cardiff and fleets of aircraft for the Torbay Air Show. XLR usually handles three or four corporate aircraft a day on average, but over the []

Eight new connections to France and Italy

Summer weekend flights via Southampton start

Flybe has started operating eight new routes to regional France and Italy from Exeter Airport via its new weekend leisure hub at Southampton. The seasonal flights operate each weekend through to 3rd September 2017 as part of the airline’s 2017 Summer schedule Operating on Saturdays throughout the summer, the majority of routes are brand new []