FLYING lessons for people living with disabilities will be available from Cornwall Airport Newquay in August.

UK disabled flying charity Aerobility has partnered with Flynqy Pilot Training to provide an opportunity for specialist disabled flying.

Aerobility is a charity which provides anyone, with any disability, access to the magic and wonder of flight.

Flynqy Pilot Training which operates from Cornwall Airport Newquay, a regional airport with professional facilities and an all-weather runway.

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Andrew Boomer, the operations director at Cornwall Airport Newquay, said “Teaming up with Flynqy Pilot Training, Cornwall Airport Newquay is excited to announce our collaboration with Aerobility, championing inclusivity in aviation. Together, we’re paving the way for transformative flying experiences for individuals living with disabilities in the South West.”

Bookings are now open for the first flights for people with disabilities with Flynqy Pilot Training from Cornwall Airport Newquay.

These flights will be available on a trial basis between August 16 and 18.

Aerobility chief flying instructor, Al Rosser, said: “This exciting new opportunity shows that the charity is serious about growing its national catchment areas and enables us to spread the magic and wonder of flight to new and remote areas of the UK.

“We are thrilled to be expanding our offering to Cornwall, which could help more people living with disabilities to try something new and realise their true capabilities.”

Flynqy pilot training operations manager, Zara Dinnacombe, said: “Aerobility is an inspiring charity that enables people with physical or hidden disabilities to fly an aircraft.

“We’re very excited to be working with Aerobility and Cornwall Airport Newquay to bring these fantastic flight experiences to Cornwall this August.

“We’d love to make this a more regular fixture, so we are working closely with the team to make this event a huge success.

“As a training organisation, we are all incredibly passionate about sharing our love of all things aviation with others, and teaming up with Aerobility will allow us to open up the world of aviation to so many more individuals this summer.”

Bookings for flights at Newquay can be made at