Links Air G-JIBO (Credit N Harding)
Cardiff Airport News

Links Air Has Safety Certificate Suspended

Intra-Wales Air Service operator Links Air has had its Safety Certificate or Air Operators Certificate (AOC) suspended by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) over concerns about operational safety. Links Air operated the Cardiff to Anglessey/Ynys Mons route which was subsidised by the Welsh Government. They also operated the failed Cardiff [read more]

British Airways Boeing 787 (Courtesy of British Airways)
Aviation Engineering & Leasing News

BA Confirms 787 Maintenance at Cardiff as New Aerospace Centre Opens

British Airways (BA) Chairman Keith Williams today confirmed BA’s commitement to Wales by opening a new £3.3m Aerospace Centre in Treforest. During the ceremony he also confirmed that maintenance for BA’s new Boeing 787 dreamliner aircraft will be carried out at the British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC) facility. In the [read more]

Ryanair B737-800 after takeoff (src Wikipedia)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Sees Bumper World Cup Boost

This weekend will see 2 Quarter Final matches for the Rugby World Cup played in Cardiff. With Both France and Ireland in action Cardiff Airport will see a significant increase in traffic over the weekend with around 200 extra movements expected. In september Cardiff Airport saw passenger numbers increase by [read more]

Vulcan XH558 (Credit Nick Harding)
General Aviation News

South Wales Bids Goodbye to Vulcan XH558

Its a day that many have feared for some time, the last remaining Avro Vulcan XH558 is being grounded and to be put on permanent museum display. Before this however the Doncaster based aircraft is carrying out a farewell tour of the UK giving as many people as possible the [read more]