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Author: Craig Farnes

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 []

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 []

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 []

Santa and Choir visit the Airport

To help celebrate Christmas at Exeter Airport, the school choir from Decoy Primary School, Newton Abbot, visited and Santa also came with his sack of goodies. In the decorated check-in hall the school choir delivered Christmas music and songs of seasonal cheer for departing passengers, airport staff and their parents to enjoy. The five to []

Christmas at the Airport

To help celebrate Christmas at Exeter Airport, the school choir from Decoy Primary School, Newton Abbot, will visit.  They’ll sing carols and other seasonal songs on Monday 16 December from 10:00. Santa will also attend the event with his sack of goodies in the decorated check-in hall, and there will be mince pies too. The []

Sharm El Sheikh returns for Red Sea holidays

TUI flights to Sharm El Sheikh will again be departing from Exeter in 2020 TUI, the world’s leading holiday company and the UK’s number one holiday provider, has announced its winter 2020 programme with the reintroduction of holidays to Sharm El Sheikh from Exeter Airport.  From 4 November 2020, weekly TUI flights to Sharm El []

Airport showcases 2020 season to travel trade

More than 130 travel agents attended Exeter Airport’s annual showcase travel trade event last night (November 21) to learn more about the airport’s exciting 2020 season. The event was held in partnership with Exeter-based Flybe, which will rebrand as Virgin Connect next year, and included representatives from sister company Virgin Atlantic and more than 20 []

Flybe launches summer 2020 schedule

Flybe has announced the first phase of its 2020 Summer schedule. Seats are on sale at flybe.com for travel between 29 March and 24 October 2020 with additional summer routes announced shortly. The airline, which is now owned by Connect Airways, will launch its operations next year under the new name of Virgin Connect following []