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Save Time and Money says SAGA Holidays report

Saga Holidays, using data sourced from the CAA and Gov.uk, have taken a look at how – by choosing to fly from their local regional airports – travellers can save time and money, as well as enjoy a relaxed start to their holidays. The study found that when flying from a regional airport, like Exeter, []

Exeter Airport unveils bumper 2018 schedule

Get your copy of Exeter Connects magazine today

  Exeter Airport has unveiled one of its busiest ever schedules with publication of the latest edition of Exeter Connects Magazine. With more than 40 destinations of offer this year, the magazine includes full listings of all the airport’s scheduled services, charters and seasonal specials available in 2018. Flybe has an extensive summer schedule with []

Dalaman flights doubled

Two weekly flights to Turkey

TUI (formerly Thomson) the UK’s largest holiday brand, has today announced it has added an additional weekly flight to Dalaman, Turkey for summer 2018 operating out of Exeter Airport. Holidaymakers from the South West will now have even more choice when it comes to booking a summer holiday, with TUI adding a Sunday flight to []

Exeter Airport helps people get together at Christmas

More travellers are visiting family and friends than at any other time of the year

Exeter Airport is anticipating that this Christmas more travellers will be visiting family and friends on Flybe’s domestic services than at any other time of the year. The airline has added services to a number of routes in the run up to the busy festive period to cater for this demand. The airport, which has []

New Exclusive Short Breaks

Europe’s most exciting destinations with Super Break

Super Break have launched a series of exclusive short breaks from Exeter Airport giving local holidaymakers the chance to visit even more of Europe’s most exciting destinations. Following the sell-out success of its inaugural flight to Akureyri in Northern Iceland, Super Break is offering an even bigger flight programme. The short break specialist is expanding []

Exeter Airport ranked ‘happiest in the world’

Exeter in top spot for customer satisfaction

Exeter Airport has been officially ranked as the happiest airport in the world when it comes to customer experience. HappyOrNot (www.happy-or-not.com), the company responsible for creating the globally-recognisable ‘Smiley’ feedback system, has just published its inaugural Airport Report based on 158 million data-points from HappyOrNot smiley terminals in 160 airports across 36 countries. It shows []

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 []

Devon Tourism Awards

Airport sponsors International Visitor Experience

The 2017 Devon Tourism Awards were held at Plymouth’s Guild Hall last night with the prestigious event being hosted by travel journalist Simon Calder and arctic explorer Ann Daniels. Now in their 8th year the awards saw a record 205 entries entering 25 different categories, with 76 awards announced on the night. The event was []

Cathedral Plaque for Night-fighters

Polish squadron remembered

Members of the Polish 307 Night-Fighter squadron have been honoured with a plaque in the St James Chapel at Exeter Cathedral. The unveiling ceremony of the plaque, which is to remember the part played by the squadron during the Second World War, was attended by His Excellency Arkady Rzegocki, Polish Ambassador to Great Britain. The []

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 []