Air Southwest low-cost airline and flight news
This page contains an archive of all news items featuring Air Southwest. You can also view all of the routes operated by Air Southwest.
March 9th, 2009
Air Southwest are set to launch flights from Newquay and Plymouth to London (City). The new routes, which will make travel from Devon and Cornwall to London especially easy. They will fly twice daily on this route from 20 April 2009. Tickets are available to book with prices starting at £29 from www.airsouthwest.com.
February 2nd, 2009
June 9th, 2008
Air Southwest have announced that they will move their winter ski flights from Chambery to Grenoble. The new flights will operate from Newquay and Plymouth to Grenoble from 20 December 2008. The flights can be booked now at www.airsouthwest.com.
November 27th, 2007
For those that like to plan well in advance, Air Southwest have put on sale flights to Chambery for the Winter 2008/09 season. They will fly weekly to Chambery from both Plymouth and Newquay from 20 December 2008.
Flights can be booked now at www.airsouthwest.com.
October 30th, 2007
Air Southwest will add six new routes from their Newquay and Plymouth bases from 28 April 2008. The new routes include Newquay to Newcastle and Glasgow (International), and Plymouth to Newcastle, Glasgow (International), Dublin and Cork. These new routes can be booked at www.airsouthwest.com.
February 23rd, 2007
March 23rd, 2006
Air Wales, the Welsh low-cost airline, has announced that they will stop flying regular passenger services from 23 April 2006. This will see the end of their low-cost operation, and they will instead focus on charter and freight flights.
Some of their routes will be taken over by other carriers, including Air Southwest. They claim that anybody booked after that date can apply for a full refund.
November 16th, 2005
January 15th, 2005
For the upcoming summer season, flybe will add 2 routes from Bristol. From 10 February 2005, they will commence flying to Bergerac until the end of October. On 27 March they are due to commence flying to Jersey, also until the end of the summer season. They will be competing with Air Southwest on this route.
November 26th, 2004
Air Southwest will connect a number of cities in the UK and Ireland after 11 April 2005. They are now taking bookings on new routes including Leeds (Bradford) to Plymouth, Bristol to Dublin, Leeds (Bradford) and Newquay, Newquay to Dublin, Leeds (Bradford) and Manchester.
Their schedules would suggest that they are introducing so many new routes with little overhead by including a number of stops (but not changes) on each journey, so in some cases flying times may appear much longer than you’d expect.
Nonetheless, it is about time that some more low-cost routes became available for shorter distances such as some of these.