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Here you can find an archive of press releases organised by month which are associated with NQY, the community and its airlines.

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New flights to London Stansted commence from Newquay Cornwall Airport

Monday, 18 May, 2015

To celebrate the new London Stansted to Newquay Cornwall Airport route, passengers on Saturday 16 May 2015 were greeted with a warm Cornish welcome, including local treats provided by a number of Cornish businesses including Rodda’s, Boddington’s Berries, Furniss Foods, and St Austell Brewery, as well as the latest issue of Cornwall Life Magazine.

New route to Dublin launches in style at Newquay Cornwall Airport

Tuesday, 5 May, 2015

Passengers travelling through Newquay Cornwall Airport were on Friday May 1 treated with a taste of Ireland to celebrate the launch of a new direct route to Dublin Airport.

Travellers were offered Guinness tasters in the main terminal area of the airport to coincide with the route’s inaugural flight.

Emergency Training Exercise - 26th March 2015

Thursday, 26 March, 2015

Newquay Cornwall Airport – Emergency Training Exercise

Newquay Cornwall Airport will be holding an emergency training exercise today, Thursday 26th March between 18.30 – 22.30 with local emergency services participating.

The training , in line with the licensing requirements of the Civil Aviation Authority is an opportunity for airport staff and emergency services to test response procedures should an incident occur.


Monday, 23 March, 2015

Please find a press release containing Cornwall Airport Limited’s response to Heathrow commitment to Cornwall, as outlined in their release.

The response is made by Cornwall Airport Limited, the operator of Newquay Cornwall Airport.


Airports in the South West are amongst a group campaigning for a “punitive” air passenger tax to be scrapped

Monday, 16 March, 2015

Newquay, Exeter and Bristol airports believe the air passenger duty (APD) has been the single threat to regional air travel, route expansion and job creation in the airline industry.

The airports have been supported by Exeter-based low cost airline Flybe in calling for the tax to be lifted as it “stifles economic growth”.

Cornish singers landing at Gatwick Airport to celebrate St Piran’s Day

Thursday, 5 March, 2015

The sounds of Cornwall will be filling the air at Gatwick Airport today (Thursday March 5) to celebrate St Piran’s Day – the county’s national day.

Cornwall welcomes visit by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin

Thursday, 26 February, 2015

Cornwall Council welcomed on the 19th February a visit by the Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin who has spent the day visiting key road, rail, air and maritime projects across Cornwall.

Flybe boosts Stansted summer flights to and from Newquay

Monday, 16 February, 2015

Europe’s leading regional airline will now fly daily to London Stansted during peak summer season

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added eight more flights to its brand new peak summer service between Newquay Cornwall and London Stansted airports, meaning that Cornwall customers now have the choice of a daily service on this key leisure route that will operate from 16th May through to 29th September, 2015.

Flights will operate as follows:

Depart Newquay (NQY) 1345 Arr Stansted (STN) 1510
Dep STN 1535 Arr NQY 1655

Tourism Minister visits Cornwall

Thursday, 5 February, 2015
Helen Grant, the Minister for Tourism, is visiting Cornwall on Thursday, 5 February to meet key representatives of the tourism industry and discuss the future of the industry. 
The one day visit will begin at Tate St Ives where the Minister will meet John Pollard, the Leader of Cornwall Council; Lord St Levan, Chair of the Visit Cornwall Partnership and Malcolm Bell, Head of Visit Cornwall.

A love story set in Cornwall - #LoveCornwall

Wednesday, 4 February, 2015