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Europe’s largest regional airline starts operating three extra daily services to London Gatwick to alleviate loss of direct train service into Cornwall for thousands of passengers
Cornwall Council Leader John Pollard has welcomed today’s visit by Prime Minister David Cameron which, he says, has helped send a clear message that Cornwall remains open for business.
The visit began with a brief tour of Kingsand where the Prime Minister met with some of the local residents who have been clearing up after the storms of the last few weeks.
Europe’s largest regional airline doubles flights to six a day adding extra 4,500 seats a week to alleviate SW passenger transport woes
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has moved quickly to ensure that Cornwall and the South West has a convenient and affordable lifeline transport link to the UK capital following the severing of the train link between the two regions on Wednesday at Dawlish in Devon.
Flybe, Europe’s largest independent regional airline, has announced a seventh route to Cornwall for summer with the news today of a three times weekly service between Newquay Cornwall Airport and Southend. The route was abruptly dropped by EasyJet recently leaving many people in the lurch.
Seats are on sale from Tuesday 28th January at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £24.99 including taxes and charges and effective for extended summer travel between 16th May and 27th September, 2014.
RDC Aviation, working in partnership with Cornwall Development Company and Newquay Cornwall Airport, is undertaking this survey to better understand travel habits and gather opinions on air services to and from Cornwall. (this survey is being funded by the ERDF Convergence Programme)
The survey data will support the Airport’s discussions in attracting new routes and airlines to the airport.
We would really value your input.
Leading regional airline confirms new deal to retain key route for 2014 summer season
Flybe, Europe’s largest independent regional airline, has agreed a commercial deal with Newquay Cornwall Airport that will enable the airline to continue operating flights between Newquay and London Gatwick from March 30th until October 25th, 2014 on a twice daily basis. The move is specifically designed to provide a seamless service whilst Cornwall Council completes the process for Public Service Obligation (PSO) funding for the route from October 2014.
Newquay Cornwall Airport gains national coverage
Friday 8th November 9.00pm
Classic Air Force’s unique collection of Cold War jets is expected to figure strongly in a programme to be shown on BBC2 on Friday 8th November. Going out at 9:00pm, Hot Jets is the first of two episodes focusing on the Cold War period, and the aircraft that formed the defences of both sides throughout a knife-edge period of world history.
Cornwall Council has held initial discussions with the Department for Transport regarding the possibility of the Government providing a subsidy on the route between Newquay and London to help secure the long term future of this vital air link.
Classic Air Force at Newquay Cornwall Airport will round up a tremendous opening season with an Autumn Spectacular next weekend (12/13 October). The massive hangar, the largest space of its kind in South West England, will be fully operational, and there will be a jam packed programme of joy flights by Rapide (a nice steady ride) and Chipmunk (for those who prefer aerobatics) aircraft.
Update from Flybe regarding the flight which landed at 21.01, Tuesday 3rd September at Newquay Cornwall Airport
Flybe can confirm that the above flight landed normally and without
incident at Newquay airport. However, due to a minor technical fault, it
was deemed necessary that the 40 passengers disembark the aircraft on
the taxiway, which they did without incident before being bussed to the
terminal. As is standard industry practice, the airport's emergency
services attended the aircraft.
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company is inviting residents, local businesses and interested parties to find out more about plans to harden the main runways at Land’s End Airport.
There will be an open meeting at Land’s End Airport on Thursday 5th September from 5pm to 7.30pm when members of the design team and airport staff will be on hand to explain the plans in more detail and how the works will be undertaken.
Fastest Jetliner to fly into Classic Air Force on Wednesday 28 August
AVIATION TREAT FOR CORNISH HOLIDAYMAKERS
On Wednesday August 28 one of the last three flying Vickers VC10 jetliners will land at Newquay to become a permanent part of the Classic Air Force collection.
Newquay Cornwall Airport is pleased to announce in conjunction with Peponi-Tours, the airport will be operating ski flights to the Berne and Salzburg.
A planned schedule of weekly departures starting on the 21st December 2013 running until 15th February 2014 (inclusive) will allow residents of Cornwall and Devon the opportunity to fly direct from their local airport for their Winter holiday.