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Classic Air Force plans to position its two seat Gloster Meteor T7 from Coventry Airport to its new home at Newquay Cornwall Airport late morning Tuesday 30 April.
Believed to be the world’s oldest twin engined jet aircraft still flying WA591 – GBWMF was built at Hucklecote, Gloucestershire in 1949 and flew with the Royal Air Force until 1965. A number of static roles followed and last year a major restoration programme was completed.
BRITAIN’S LAST BAC 1-11 TO BE PRESERVED IN CORNWALL
The Classic Air Force visitor centre at Newquay Cornwall Airport – which has seen more than 12,000 people through its doors since it opened at Easter – is getting set to receive its latest star exhibit.
Tomorrow (April 26) the last flyable British Aircraft Corporation BAC 1-11 in the UK will make its final flight – and be preserved at the Classic Air Force hangar. It joins an ever expanding list of classic British aircraft dating back to the 1930’s, many of which actually fly as part of the memorial trust.
23 April 2013
Aerohub @ Newquay Cornwall Airport Enterprise Zone was today established as one of the largest planning free development areas in the UK, after it was awarded its second Local Development Order (LDO).
60 VINTAGE CARS TO CONVENE AT CORNWALL’S LATEST TOURIST ATTRACTION
The Classic Air Force visitor centre – which has seen more than 11,000 people through its doors since it opened at Easter – is getting set to host a collection of “far from standard” vintage cars on Sunday April 21.
The new facility, which is located at Newquay Cornwall Airport, is playing host to the Standard Motor Club’s ‘Drive It Day’ event with owners of Standard Motor Company cars travelling from all over the country to attend.
Please be informed that due to the continuing closure of Lands End Airport, Skybus will be transferring all flights to and from the Isles of Scilly to Newquay Cornwall Airport until Wednesday17th April 2013 inclusive.
This decision follows periods of prolonged heavy rain and takes into account the weather for the coming week that will continue to impact upon on airfield operations at Land’s End Airport.
It is anticipated that Skybus flights will resume from Land’s End Airport on the morning of Thursday 18th April 2013.
Skybus - Land’s End Airport – transfer of flights
Please be informed that Skybus have this morning closed Lands End Airport and will be transferring all flights to and from the Isles of Scilly to Newquay Cornwall Airport until Monday 15th April 2013 inclusive.
This decision follows periods of prolonged heavy rain and takes into account the weather warnings for the coming weekend that will continue to impact upon on airfield operations at Land’s End Airport.
5th April 2013
Today at Newquay Cornwall Airport passengers embarked on the inaugural flight to the Turkish Riviera, marking the start of a series of package holidays.
In early January 2013 the airport agreed a new commercial venture with OSKA-TRAVEL, who are members of KENBA Group International, to operate on 4 consecutive weeks in April, flights to the Turkish Riviera, direct from Newquay Cornwall Airport.
Following yesterdays announcement by the Department of Transport that The Bristow Group will be taking over the UK’s helicopter search and rescue operations from 2015, Newquay Cornwall Airport has been confirmed as one of the 10 UK bases for the new services.
Announcing details of the new 10 year contract, the Government said that the deal would mean more helicopters would be able to reach a larger area of the UK search and rescue region within one hour of take off than is currently possible.
Newquay, 18 March 2013 – 80 students from 8 local schools were hosted by the Bloodhound SSC Project on Friday morning, at their new home on Newquay Cornwall Airport, to take part in their own land speed record. The students, aged between 9 and 14, constructed their vehicles ahead of time and used CO2 to power them along a 30 meter wire in a competition to send the fastest car across the Bloodhound Hangar.
Aerohub @ Newquay Cornwall Airport will play host to The BLOODHOUND Project for the UK testing phase of their World Land Speed Record car.
BLOODHOUND SSC is a unique rocket and jet powered vehicle capable of achieving 1,000mph. The Project has been designed to inspire young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Do you remember the YouTube hit where a group of policemen recreated the Gangnam style video around Falmouth??
They did this to raise money for a disabled boy in Manchester called Joshua.
Well the video went viral and received over 100,000 views in less than 3 days which almost raised the intial target of £8000. Check out the video at www.superjosh.co.uk
Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership welcomes today’s launch of the Enterprise Zone Infrastructure Fund by the Department of Communities and Local Government. The £60m fund is being targeted at Enterprise Zones which have real short term growth potential and is aimed at unlocking key infrastructure projects.
The decision has been made to continue the closure of Lands end until, at the earliest and including, Saturday 9th February. Passengers affected will be contacted and alternative arranges will be made to fly with Skybus via Newquay Airport.
Skybus apologies for any inconveniencve this may cause to travelling passengers.
If you need any further information please call 0845 710 5555
Newquay Cornwall Airport ran a stand at the 2013 travel summit held at the Light House Cinema by Visit Newquay.
During the day the stand was visited by Kevin Towell, Mayor of Newquay and David Bradshaw, Newquay's Town Crier (as seen in the photo).
Newquay Cornwall Airport are pleased to introduce easyJet as a new airline to its summer schedule.
easyJet will be operating flights to Liverpool and Southend 3 times a week.
London Southend will commence on 20 June 2013 and will operate onTuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Liverpool will commence on 04 July 2013 and will operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
For more information on fares and times please click on the link below.
Your opinion counts!
An independent survey, funded by the ERDF Convergence Programme to assess demand from Newquay Cornwall Airport is being launched this week. 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.
One week exclusive luxury escorted tour around the Turkish Riviera direct from Newquay Cornwall Airport
Skybus will continue to operate flights to the Isles of Scilly via Newquay Cornwall Airport up until Monday 4th February 2013. It is hoped that scheduled passenger services from Land’s End can resume from that date.
The decision has been taken in light of further snow and rain at the already saturated airfield and in the interests of giving Skybus passengers certainty over the coming days.
Skybus apologises for the inconvenience and all passengers are being notified. Anyone planning to travel during this time can contact Skybus on 0845 710 5555.
Skybus update – 17th January 2013
Skybus will continue to operate flights to the Isles of Scilly via Newquay Cornwall Airport up to and including Monday 21st January 2013, when the situation will be reviewed. With further rain predicted at Land’s End Airport falling on already saturated ground means it is still too wet to operate scheduled services from the airfield.