Quicker Queues for Security gains high survey ranking

Exeter Airport has one of the fastest security channels of any UK small airport, according to Which? research published today. Passengers travelling through Exeter Airport wait just 5.9 minutes on average to pass through security, second only to London Southend and Southampton airports, both on 5.2 minutes. Matt Roach, Managing Director of Exeter Airport, said: []

Sunflower assistance grows

Sunflower assistance scheme grows at Exeter Airport A special assistance scheme introduced at Exeter Airport this year has already helped hundreds of passengers with hidden disabilities. Sunflower lanyards are a discreet signal to staff that wearers have hidden disabilities or conditions such as a hearing or sight impairment, dementia or autism, and may require additional []

Another High Rating in Airport Survey

Exeter highly rated in UK airport survey

Exeter Airport has again been ranked in the top 5 of UK airports for customer satisfaction, according to the consumer group Which? Exeter went up one place this year to fourth out of 17 airports across the UK with fewer than 10 million passengers. In the latest survey, based on a range of member experiences []

Summer 2019 Family Flights

With the school holidays getting underway, Exeter Airport will be dealing with thousands of families flying off to a wide range of destinations this summer. Through the six week holiday period around 30,000 passengers a week are expected to use the airport on services provided by Ryanair, Flybe, Skybus and TUI. Ryanair, in their first []

Gold standard for disability access

Exeter Airport has received the highest possible rating for disability access, having been judged ‘very good’ in an independent annual survey. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK’s largest airports. Exeter Airport was among 14 UK airports rated ‘very good’, with a further 16 []


Fly from Exeter Airport to Malta with Ryanair on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast, made up of three Islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino. Malta is the largest and most developed of the three, whilst the others offer a more relaxed pace of life. The landscape of Malta offers astounding views and the climate is []


Fly from Exeter Airport to Naples with Ryanair on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Situated on the south coast of Italy, Naples is a picturesque and magical city dating back to the 7th century BC and is new from Exeter for 2019. Naples is a hub for rich cultural and historical attractions, including the fascinating Naples National Archaeological Museum, whose collection boasts ancient artwork and sculptures from both the []

Fewer Delays than Larger Airports

On-time departures better than bigger airports

On-time departures at Exeter Airport are better than bigger airports according to a Which? report using statistics from the CAA. Flybe, Ryanair and TUI operate the majority of flights from Exeter Airport and the airlines play a major part in keeping the delays to a minimum. The airlines and the airport aim to operate an []

D-Day 75 years ago

On 6 June 1944 the invasion began in the early hours and the 440th Troop Carrier Group despatched 47 Dakotas, each carrying paratroops of the 101st Airborne Division.

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 []