News - Transport

Posted on: March, 2018
Adding to a fleet of new Intercity Express Trains due into service this Summer, GWR has today announced a scheme to modernise High Speed Trains (HSTs) to provide even more additional seats and services. Work is already underway to convert former eight carriage HSTs (8+2) to four carriage (4+2) Class 43...
Posted on: March, 2018
·         4.4 million seats to go on sale ·         First phase features 127 routes with choice of up to 2,683 flights a week ·         Includes 14 ski and 8 winter sun routes ·         Improved schedules to better meet customer demand ·         Selection of ‘seasonal’ routes added for Christmas and New Year Flybe,...
Posted on: March, 2018
           Four year apprenticeships start September 2018 in Exeter          Opportunity to become qualified aircraft fitter/technician          Opportunity for 15 applicants to take first step towards a rewarding career in    aerospace engineering          Exeter College appointed as officially accredited knowledge provider          Open now for applications  – full details at flybe.com/Careers   Flybe, Europe’s largest...
Posted on: March, 2018
Exeter Airport saw a 7.3% increase in passenger numbers last year as it chalked up its fifth successive year of growth. In 2017, 904,292 passengers passed through the airport, en route to some 40 destinations across the UK and Europe, which was an increase of 66,000 passengers on the year before....
Posted on: February, 2018
Due to the adverse weather that is being experienced and forecasted over the next few days with the potential to impact travel across large parts of the UK, airports may either close temporarily or restrict the number of arriving and departing flights. Flybe, like every airline, has minimum acceptable weather...
Posted on: February, 2018
Travel Advice: Potential weather disruption forecast - 27th February - 1st March 2018 Adverse weather has been forecast over the next few days with the potential to impact travelacross large parts of the UK, and in such weather, airports may either close temporarily or restrict the number of arriving and departing flights. Flybe,...
Posted on: February, 2018
You and your colleagues are invited to join Ride to Work Week. Just by riding all or part of the way to work from 12-18 March, you could win one of Love to Ride’s amazing prizes. There will be special Devon prize draws for pledging rides, buddying up and inspiring...
Posted on: February, 2018
Leading commercial waste management firm, Devon Contract Waste, has won the contract to design and implement a bespoke Zero to Landfill waste programme for Exeter-based Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, to divert more than 140 tonnes of waste from landfill each year.   The new waste solution follows a complete overhaul of...
Posted on: February, 2018
During 2017 Exeter City Futures commissioned an economic evaluation report from Vivid Economics in order to open the discussion about the high level economic benefits of the types of sustainable change promoted by Exeter City Futures. Many key stakeholders from public and private organisations across the City gave their time...
Posted on: February, 2018
First Intercity Express Trains roll off production plant in Italy The trains use parts supplied by businesses in South West Passengers will benefit from more seats, more frequent and quicker journeys   The first new Intercity Express Trains for GWR’s Devon and Cornwall route have rolled off the production plant in Italy and will...