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Cardiff Airport wins in Cheapflights Airport Showdown

Cardiff Airport picked up accolades for the “Friendliest Staff” and “Smoothest Security Checks”in a recent Airport Showdown by leading Flight search website Cheapflights. The independent survey of British holidaymakers was conducted in June 2016 and saw Cardiff Airport rank 4th overall, 6 places above local rival Bristol Airport who scored [read more]

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Airbus gets £26bn boost at Farnborough

Airbus has netted orders worth £26bn at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) from airlines across the globe. The European airframer came to Farnborough with a heavy focus on its New Engine Option (NEO) aircraft including the Airbus A330NEO and A320NEO Family. Single aisle airliners accounted for the majority of [read more]

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RAF Hawks are coming to St Athan

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) recently announced the RAF Hawks currently based at RAF Valley in North Wales are being relocated to MOD St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan. The BAe Hawk T2 aircraft are relocating on the 25th July for a period of around 1 month whilst the [read more]

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Cardiff named fastest growing Airport in UK

Cardiff Airport has been name as the UK’s fastest growing airport after the latest figures revealed a 28% rise in passenger numbers and a 13th consecutive month of growth. Airport Managing Director Debra Barber described the current trend as “exciting times” following years of decline at the Wales’s only international [read more]