easyJet has launched its first ever flight to Newquay Cornwall Airport with a Cornish pilot at the helm.
Flights from London Southend will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The low cost carrier will also launch flights from Liverpool on Thursday 4 July. These will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Ali Gayward, Commercial Manager for easyJet, said: “Today marks our first flight to Newquay Cornwall Airport and an exciting new step for easyJet. It is great to add a new UK destination to our network and we hope Newquay will prove extremely popular with holidaymakers from London Southend and Liverpool this summer.
“The new Southend flights make business trips or long weekends in the Capital easy and affordable as it takes just 45 minutes to reach London by train. The new flights will also open up a range of holiday destinations for people in Cornwall as both Liverpool and London Southend serve a wide range of European resorts and cities.” Added Gayward.