– Paul Simmons, Flybe's Chief Commercial Officer
Flybe has been working hard with Newquay Cornwall Airport over the past couple of months to try and secure a satisfactory resolution for Cornwall to retain a crucial lifeline air link to and from London. This is critical both for leisure and business travellers who also need the security of a schedule that allows the opportunity for convenient day returns. Flybe is therefore very pleased to have agree a commercial deal with the airport that secures the seamless operation of this key route until the end of October next year.
The airline Flybe is expected to agree a deal with Newquay Airport today which will see it continuing to operate flights to London Gatwick until 25 October 2014 - Cornwall's only air link to the capital.
Meanwhile, Cornwall Council is applying for government funding to preserve the route after that date.