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Category: Announcement

Another airport purchase for Group

Rigby Group Airport Management Division Acquires Bournemouth Airport

Rigby Group Airport Management Division Acquires Bournemouth Airport Regional & City Airports (RCA), the airports management division of Rigby Group plc, has completed its fourth regional UK airport acquisition with the purchase of Bournemouth Airport for an undisclosed sum – underlining the group’s ongoing intent to being a significant player in the UK’s vital regional []

Resurfacing and new lighting for runway

£6 million investment in Exeter Airport infrastructure

Exeter Airport has announced a £6 million investment in infrastructure that will futureproof the airport for the next 20 years. Over the next five months the airport’s 2,078-metre (1.3 mile) runway will be resurfaced and all runway lighting replaced with energy-efficient LEDs. The work will be carried out entirely at night during weekends between November []

Over 100 Winter Flybe departures a week

17 routes including Faro

Flybe is now operating its 2017-18 Winter schedule featuring a total choice of up to 103 departures a week from Exeter across 17 routes. Seats are available for booking now at flybe.com for travel effective through to 24 March 2018. This winter, flights to London City Airport have been re-timed on Saturdays and Sundays to []

Flybe Summer 2018 seats on sale

Fares starting from just £34.99 one way

It’s time to get set for next summer – and it’s never too early to book with Flybe! Your favourite summer destinations are on sale right now with fares starting from just £34.99 one way*. Whether you’re looking at staycations in the UK, summer holidays in Europe once school’s out or bank holiday weekend breaks, []

London City weekend flights confirmed for Winter

Enhanced schedule and convenient timings

Flybe has confirmed that its popular weekend flights to and from London City Airport will continue operating on Saturdays and Sundays through to March 2018 with more convenient timings to better suit leisure travel. Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added more flights to its 2017/18 Winter schedule from Exeter and extra flights for Christmas []

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: []