10 reasons to fly from Newcastle Airport

Newcastle International Airport is the international gateway airport for the North East, ensuring the region remains well connected for both business and leisure customers. Flying over 5 million passengers throughout 2017, Newcastle International Airport was recently named ‘Airport of the Year’ at the Northern Transport Awards. Below are 10 reasons to #ChooseNCLAirport and explore the skies from the North East’s biggest airport

80 direct destinations

Newcastle Airport flies to 80 destinations directly; meaning less time connecting and more time holidaying. From the Canaries’ seafront resorts to the magic of New York; there’s a nonstop flight for everybody.

North East’s biggest and busiest airport

Our airport proudly serves the North East of England as well as the South of Scotland, Cumbria, and North Yorkshire. The airport contributes £1.6 billion directly into the regional economy every year and was the second busiest airport in the North in 2016. With direct links through the Metro and local bus routes, the airport is easily accessible.

Daily flights to Dubai for over 10 years with Emirates

Since September 2007, Emirates have carried almost 1 million passengers directly from Newcastle to Dubai. The success of the route led to the introduction of the Boeing 777-300ER in 2012, adding 150 more seats per leg and gaining the status as the biggest aircraft at the airport!

Awarded the second most punctual airport in the world in 2016

Named the second most punctual airport in the world in 2016 by OAG, flying from Newcastle means you’ll get to your destination on time. With 91.4% of flights leaving on time, why fly from anywhere else?

Over 12,000 easy and convenient car park spaces

The airport offers a range of car parking options from the traditional Short, Medium and Long Stay car parks to a bespoke Meet and Greet service. With over 12,000 convenient car parking spaces, the journey from curbside to airside will feel seamless.

99% of passengers get through security in 6 minutes or less

With 99% of passengers getting through security in 6 minutes or less, you’ll spend less time waiting and more time doing what you really want to do. Relax in one of the many bars and restaurants, or shop duty free.

Online engagement

Our dedicated social media team is available weekdays from 9am to 5pm, ready to answer any questions or queries you may have. Follow our Snapchat and Instagram stories to get the latest updates from Newcastle.

Free ‘Shop and Collect’ service

If you’re travelling within the EU, you’re eligible to take advantage of our Shop and Collect service. Shop at any of our retailers and collect your purchases on your return, meaning you can make as many purchases as you like and not have to worry about excess baggage.

89% of passengers were happy with their overall experience in 2016

With 89% of our passengers happy with their overall experience, we ensure your travelling experience through our airport will be full of smiles.

Destination inspiration

Our recently launched Discover the World page on our website will ensure you’ll never run out of ideas of where to visit.

Follow this link to find your perfect destination: www.newcastleairport.com/discover