By far the widest choice of airlines and destinations is found at Bristol Airport. Residents of Southwest England could also consider airports at Exeter, Cardiff, Plymouth and Newquay.
Important UK departure point for low-cost airline EasyJet. There are plenty of routes with Ryanair too. The summer season sees tour operators Thomson and Thomas Cook operating dozens of routes to the popular beach holiday regions. A comprehensive choice of destinations includes most of the key holiday airports in Spain, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal and Italy. A strong presence from EasyJet ensures a choice of European city destinations that few UK airports can match. Seasonal winter flights head for key ski holiday centres in Switzerland, Austria and France. Flights also operate to North Africa, Florida and the Caribbean. Bristol also offers a good choice of domestic routes to Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Important UK departure point for budget airline Flybe. The summer season sees Thomson and Thomas Cook operating routes to beach holiday destinations in Europe. A wide choice of destinations includes many of the key holiday airports in Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Corfu, Madeira, Malta, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and Portugal. A strong presence from Flybe ensures an excellent choice of routes to cities in Europe. Seasonal winter flights head for key ski holiday airports in Switzerland, Austria and France. Exeter also offers flights to domestic airports in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Newquay airport’s most important airline is Flybe, with domestic routes to London Gatwick, Manchester and Glasgow. Isles of Scilly Skybus fly to the Isles of Scilly and operate a seasonal route to Southampton. The only international flight is a seasonal route to Dusseldorf with Lufthansa. Very occasional one-off charter flight package holidays to Dubrovnik, Cyprus and the Italian Lakes.