Cornwall Airport Newquay is pleased to announce that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director.
Downes joins from London City Airport where he is currently Aviation Director and has been instrumental in driving its route development and airline growth, delivering passenger numbers in excess of five million per year. Starting his career in transport with FirstGroup, Downes entered the aviation industry at Bristol Airport where he was previously Head of Aviation.
The appointment follows significant network developments at Cornwall Airport Newquay, with new routes to Aberdeen, Newcastle, Glasgow, London Gatwick and Amsterdam commencing this spring, and the retention of a summer service to London Heathrow. Having eight airline partners flying to over 20 destinations, including two global hubs, Cornwall Airport Newquay is a vibrant regional airport proudly serving the South West of England.