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Latest figures show passenger numbers up 51% at Cornwall Airport Newquay

Thursday, 7 July, 2016


Cornwall Airport Limited has released its latest passenger figures, which show passenger numbers for June 2016 up by 51% on June 2015.

According to the latest figures 42,343 passengers used the Airport in June.

This is the largest month on month growth the Airport has experienced in a number of years and is attributed to a larger number of people choosing to fly to and from Cornwall as a result of increased routes and capacity from the Airport this year.

New charter holidays announced from Newquay for 2017

Monday, 27 June, 2016


Newmarket Holidays have this week announced three new holiday destinations from Cornwall Airport Newquay for 2017, in addition to the Verona charters which operated this year and will  operate again next year.

New shuttle bus service between Cornwall Airport Newquay and Truro

Wednesday, 22 June, 2016


A new shuttle bus service linking Cornwall Airport Newquay to Truro aimed at making access between the city and the airport cheaper and more convenient for Cornwall and Isles of Scilly residents and visitors is being introduced next week.

Fly to Dublin Year-round!

Monday, 18 April, 2016


Stobart Air last week announced that the Aer Lingus Regional route they operate between Newquay and Dublin will operate year-round, with a minimum of 3 flights per week in winter and up to 7 flights per week in the peak summer season.

The route which commenced in 2015 as a summer only route, recommenced on 14 March this year with both an increased season and frequency. With demand high, Stobart Air have now made the decision to extend the route to a year round service.

Flybe confirms new route from Cornwall Airport Newquay to Leeds Bradford

Thursday, 14 April, 2016

Leading regional airline announces details of fourth new route under UK Government’s Regional Air Connectivity Fund

Ryanair Launches New Cornwall Routes!

Sunday, 3 April, 2016


Ryanair Launches new Cornwall routes to Alicante & Frankfurt-Hahn: 

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (3 April) celebrated the launch of its new Alicante and Frankfurt Hahn services from Cornwall Airport Newquay. Both routes will operate twice weekly, with Alicante on Wednesdays and Sundays and Frankfurt Hahn operating on Thursdays and Sundays, which will deliver 35,000 customers p.a. at Cornwall Airport Newquay.

Virgin Atlantic and Flybe partnership opens up new destinations for Cornwall

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016 Travellers in Cornwall will soon be able to book flights to international destinations including Orlando, Las Vegas, and the Caribbean – thanks to a new codeshare agreement between Virgin Atlantic and Europe’s leading regional airline, Flybe. From 2 April customers will be able to book tickets through Virgin Atlantic to travel from 18 UK and European airports served by Flybe, and connect onto their Virgin Atlantic flight at Manchester, or London Gatwick.

Cornwall Airport Newquay optimistic about the summer ahead - New routes, faster jets and no Development Fee

Tuesday, 29 March, 2016


Month-on-month growth at the airport continues with passenger numbers up, new services commencing and additional capacity: making the Airport the fastest growing Airport in the UK


Flybe announces two new Summer routes from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Thursday, 21 January, 2016

Leading regional airline’s 2016 Summer programme will now feature new routes to Glasgow and Liverpool


Cornwall Airport Newquay – set for growth with a new name, new routes and no Development Fee

Tuesday, 5 January, 2016

Great new ways to reach one of the UK’s most beautiful counties

Cornwall Airport Newquay has announced a raft of new routes launching in spring 2016 which are set to boost traveller numbers using the West Country airport.