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Flybe confirms 'two crew' rule

The Exeter based airline Flybe has confirmed that it always has two members of the crew present in the cockpit at all times during a flight. Many airlines are reviewing their policy in the light of the tragedy in the French Alps.

Flybe observe the two crew rule Credit: Flybe

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Exeter airport to host flights to top summer holiday destinations

Flybe says flights to Alicante, Faro, Malaga and Palma will return in March. Credit: Flybe

Business in the region has received a major boost with the news that Exeter Airport is to host flights to some of the biggest continental holiday destinations. It follows a change of heart by airline Flybe which had previously axed the routes.

The decision means holidaymakers will be able to fly directly from the West Country to the Mediterranean.

Flights to and from Alicante, Faro, Malaga and Palma were going to be scrapped - but the airline now says they'll be back in March.

Flybe to resume flights from Exeter to London

Exeter-based airline Flybe has announced plans to run services three times a day to London. For passengers it means the return of a direct link from Devon to the capital. Flybe is Europe's largest regional airline, but it's suffered in the past 18 months.

It's had to cut its budget by £40 million and make 450 staff redundant. Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway reports.

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