easyJet is launching a new summer route between Newquay and London Gatwick this summer.

Flights from Cornwall Airport Newquay will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays throughout the peak summer season from June 8 through to October 30.

Ali Gayward, easyJet’s UK country manager said: “We are pleased to announce the launch our new service between Newquay and London Gatwick Airport which we are confident will be popular with customers planning to take to the skies once it is safe to do so.

“This is an exciting route for customers wishing to visit Cornwall for a much-needed break and to reconnect with friends and family and will equally benefit those in Cornwall with a convenient link to London.”

Airport MD Pete Downes, added: “We’re delighted to see London Gatwick added to the growing network of easyJet routes at Cornwall Airport Newquay this summer. I am certain that this new route will be especially welcomed by Cornish residents who have long told us they want to see more great value flights to London. It will also provide a fast and convenient travel option for those in London and the south east dreaming of a domestic break in Cornwall this summer.”