Blue Islands secures Jersey route

Blue Islands secures Exeter routes for Jersey passengers Blue Islands will operate the route from Jersey to Exeter. The year-round services will commence on Wednesday 11 March. The flights will help to secure and maintain the island’s connectivity following the collapse of Flybe. Flights can be booked at the website or by calling 0203 7443689 []

Aurigny safeguards the Guernsey service

Aurigny maintains Guernsey’s essential air services by launching a new Exeter route Aurigny is pleased to announce that it will be launching a direct air service from Guernsey to ensure essential island connections with Exeter are maintained following the collapse of Flybe.  The first new Exeter service is from Thursday 12 March: 1 x daily []

Loganair safeguards Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle routes.

Loganair, Scotland’s Airline, has reacted to the closure of Flybe by announcing plans to safeguard UK regional connectivity by taking up 16 routes formerly flown by Flybe. The airline will be adding nearly 400 new flights each week and has opened a special recruitment line for former Flybe employees seeking to continuing their aviation careers []

Alzheimer’s Society benefit from link with airport

Following the twelve month association with Exeter Airport as Charity of the Year, the Alzheimer’s Society have received the total in cash donations of over two thousand pounds. With coin collection points around the airport, including shops and catering outlets, the charity has benefited from the generosity of the travelling public who wanted to help []

Escape to the sun in 2020

Holidaymakers longing to escape to the sun have a huge choice of destinations on their doorstep with the launch today (January 20) of Exeter Airport’s annual destination guide. Fly Exeter 2020 features 36 destinations in 13 countries, with hundreds more worldwide through major hubs including Manchester, Dublin, Paris and Amsterdam. New for 2020 is the []

Flights after Brexit

The UK is on track to enter a transition period after Brexit but flights will operate as normal and passengers can continue to travel as they do now until at least the end of December 2020. The heads of the European Commission and Council have signed the Withdrawal Agreement and the UK will leave the []

Scrap Air Passenger Duty plea from airport CEO

Andrew Bell, Chief Executive of Regional & City Airports (RCA), has called for the government to cut the tax on passenger flights between UK destinations during an interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme. The government is under pressure to cut Air Passenger Duty (APD) on domestic flights – a measure that RCA has long []

Drone flights banned within restricted zones

It is illegal to fly any drone at any time within restricted zones The flying restriction area uses the airfield’s existing aerodrome traffic zone, which has a radius of two and a half nautical miles and then 5 km (3.1 miles) by 1 km (0.62 miles) zones starting from the point known as the ‘threshold’ []

Christmas Getaway Underway

Exeter Airport is anticipating that more travellers will be visiting family and friends this Christmas than at any other time of the year. Over the festive period the airport will handle over 20,000 passengers with many departing on Flybe’s domestic flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle and London City and a []

Added Amsterdam Opportunities

New through-flight to Amsterdam via London City Flybe is operating up to 16 flights a week to Amsterdam from Exeter Airport this winter. This includes the newly added weekday opportunity to fly to the Dutch capital one-way on the early morning London City flight that then continues to Amsterdam Schiphol without through-passengers having to leave []