News - Transport

Posted on: March, 2017
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has welcomed nine Medical Alert Dogs on board as part of the dogs’ comprehensive training and socialisation programme. Organised by the charity Northern Ireland Assistance Dogs (NIAD) the aircraft visit was part of a familiarisation session of George Best Belfast City Airport where the dogs...
Posted on: March, 2017
Leading regional airline hosts local students to inspire the next generation and CEO takes all-female crewed flight for first visit to Belfast City base Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline has marked International Women’s Day with newly appointed Chief Executive Officer, Christine Ourmieres-Widener flying on an all-female crewed flight for her first...
Posted on: March, 2017
Exeter-based Lightfoot®, the multi award-winning connected car technology provider responsible for cutting fuel bills and CO2 emissions in vans and cars across the UK, has been recognised for its innovative use of technology in no less than two major industry awards.   Only last week Lightfoot won gold for ‘Industry Innovation in...
Posted on: January, 2017
FLYBE EXTENDS WINTER SKI SCHEDULE FROM EXETER   Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has extended its winter ski route to Geneva from Exeter Airport to allow snow sports enthusiasts the chance to take full advantage of the off-peak season, with weekly flights continuing through to 15th April this year. Tickets can be...
Posted on: January, 2017
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added four extra return flights on two of its most popular Dublin routes specifically those to and from Exeter and Southampton over the St Patrick’s Day weekend on 16th March, 17th and 19th March 2017 to accommodate the joint demand from those wanting to...
Posted on: January, 2017
Flybe has been rated as the best UK airline for punctuality and, with an on time performance of 86.6%, also placed sixth worldwide (up from 17th last year) in the 2016 OAG Punctuality League report. This annual report is published by the globally renowned air travel intelligence specialist, OAG, and...
Posted on: December, 2016
New service starts 3 January 2017 Combines Blue, SR4 (Sowton) and Green (Matford) routes to create cross city connection Includes stops at Middlemoor, Heavitree, St Luke’s, High Street and Exeter Quay Marsh Barton/Matford served all day and Sowton Industrial Estate at peaks New stopping arrangements for city centre Stagecoach South West announced today that, starting...
Posted on: December, 2016
The first phase of a commuter-driven initiative designed to help reduce traffic congestion in and around Exeter has revealed some fascinating results. Experts from the University of Exeter are determining what factors influence the time and routes chosen by people travelling to and from the city. As part of the project,...
Posted on: December, 2016
·         Site previously occupied by Hussey’s Auctioneers to be used for temporary parking ·         Extra parking available from 10 December across busy holiday period and into New     Year ·         Matford Park & Ride and Sowton sites are open Monday to Saturday 6am to 7.30pm ·         Honiton Road site open 6am to...
Posted on: December, 2016
·         Services running through the holiday except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day ·         Early finishes on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, including C to Sandy Park ·         Boxing Day service on selected routes across Devon ·         South West Falcon running through the night at New Year   Stagecoach South West has...