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March 9th, 2009

Air Southwest to fly to London City

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

February 2nd, 2009

Air Southwest to fly from Plymouth to Guernsey

Air Southwest have put a new route on sale from their Plymouth base to Guernsey. They will fly four times per week on this route from 08 April 2009. Flights can be booked now at

June 9th, 2008

Air Southwest to move winter ski flights to Grenoble

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

November 27th, 2007

Winter 08/09 flights to Chambery

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

October 30th, 2007

New flights from Newquay and Plymouth with Air Southwest

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

October 21st, 2005

Aberdeen – Newcastle connection with Air Wales

From 14 November 2005, Air Wales will launch a flight, operating 6 times per week, between Aberdeen and Newcastle. This will act as a replacement for the service that they will terminate shortly prior to the 14th, between Plymouth, Liverpool and Aberdeen.

Air Wales already offers connections from Newcastle to Cardiff and Plymouth.

November 26th, 2004

Air Southwest expands

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.

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