Exeter and Newquay Airports are likely to benefit from a £20 million Regional Air Connectivity Fund, announced by Chancellor George Osborne in today's budget speech.
The fund is designed to encourage airlines to start flying new routes from regional airports to increase connectivity and boost local economies.
The basic truth is that, despite a strongly recovering economy, the Chancellor has stuck to his narrative of repairing the public finances.
Our political correspondent Bob Constantine looks ahead to the budget and makes some predictions about what to expect in the West Country.
Breweries in the West are hoping the Chancellor leaves them alone in tomorrow's budget after he scrapped the beer duty escalator.