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New look Blue Islands adds Exeter to its Network

Blue Islands, the Channel Islands airline, flew an ATR72 in its new corporate colours to Exeter Airport this afternoon (Thursday, 9 July 2020) as it confirmed the start of daily flights from Exeter to Manchester from 31 August. It also confirmed three times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) flights from Exeter to Jersey, commencing 3 []

Commercial flights resume at Exeter Airport as demand builds

Commercial flights from Exeter are now available to book once more, with Ryanair recommencing routes to Alicante and Malaga from Saturday, 4 July 2020, followed by additional UK routes with Loganair later in the month and TUI routes from August. Loganair arrives at Exeter Airport for the first time, operating routes to Edinburgh (from 24 []

Blue Islands survey seeks views on future air travel

Blue Islands has launched a survey to understand how we each feel about air travel, and when conditions allow, the factors that are likely to be important when choosing to fly again. Rob Veron, CEO, Blue Islands, said: “Whilst we may not have been operating as normal over the recent weeks, we are using this time to []

Loganair set to fly from Exeter for the first time

Routes to Edinburgh and Newcastle begin in July

Loganair today announced it will fly from Exeter Airport for the first time from the start of July. Included are routes from Exeter to Edinburgh commencing on July 6, and to Newcastle starting on July 20. A one-stop service to Aberdeen via Newcastle also starts on that date. The Edinburgh service flies five times per []

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 []

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 []

TRAVEL BLOG: Malta

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 []

TRAVEL BLOG: Naples

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 []

Regional trade mission hailed success for business

Regional Trade East meets West

The benefits of connecting regional economies in the UK has been highlighted by a successful trade mission to the South West by business leaders from Norfolk and Suffolk. A delegation of 20 visited the area to learn more about the region’s nuclear power and food and drink sectors, and to seek mutual business opportunities. After []

Ryanair’s Low Fares Come to Exeter

Flights to Malaga, Malta & Naples from April 2019

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, has announced its first ever flights from Exeter, its newest airport, with 3 new routes to Malaga, Malta and Naples commencing in April, as part of its Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair’s Summer 2019 Exeter schedule will deliver: 3 new routes: Malaga, Malta & Naples 6 weekly flights 80,000 customers p.a. Exeter []