Ryanair flights to Alicante start from Exeter

Exeter Airport is celebrating the start of Ryanair’s first flights from Exeter to Alicante in Spain, which start today [October 29].

Seats on the twice-weekly service start from just €29.99 and passengers can book their flights up to a year in advance. Alicante is a hugely popular Mediterranean port city on Spain’s Costa Blanca, and gateway to some of Spain’s most popular holiday resorts.

Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan (right) with Exeter Airport Passenger Services Agent Lucy Didon

Ryanair’s Eimear Ryan said: “We’re delighted to officially launch our first flight from Exeter to Alicante. Customers in Exeter can now book their flights to Alicante as far out as October 2020.

“To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from just €29.99, for travel from now until March. These seats must be booked by midnight Thursday (31 Oct), only on the Ryanair.com website. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log on to ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

See our video clip about the start of the Ryanair Alicante flights.

Exeter Airport managing director Matt Roach said: “We’re delighted to see Ryanair adding Alicante to its year-round destinations from Exeter, which already include Malaga and Malta. It means customers continue to have a great choice of popular and affordable sunshine destinations from their local airport.”

Ryanair’s flights from Exeter to Alicante operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

The boost in passenger numbers has seen Exeter Airport owners Rigby Group plc invest £1 million in new terminal facilities over the summer. The airport now serves more than 35 destinations across the UK and Europe and has seen seven successive years of passenger growth.