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Cardiff Airport News

Cruise flights take off at Cardiff Airport

2017 is looking like a bumper season for those seeking cruise holidays from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF). Last year, Thomson Holidays announced they were adding Dubai as a cruise destination from Cardiff Airport and now Celebrity Cruises have announced a new cruise starting from Rome. The cruise aboard “Celebrity Reflection” will see passengers [read more]

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General Aviation

Swansea Airport dreams of UK regional flights

Swansea City Director has told a travel industry news site that he plans to get regional flights up and running from Swansea Airport with Flybe. Matthew Morgan, who also owns regional travel agents Travel House, made the claim to Travel Weekly where he said “Swansea is the UK’s 25th-largest city. The [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport growth continues

Cardiff Airport has posted another month of growth boosted by a strong start to the summer season for Wales’ Airport. The figures for July were up 17% on the previous year meaning the total for the current rolling 12 month period is over 1.3 million passengers, a 29% increase overall. [read more]

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Helicopters

RAF Helicopter bursts into flames in Snowdonia

An RAF Helicopter has burst into flames moments after being forced to land with a technical issue. Emergency services were called to a “helicopter crash” shortly before 2pm this afternoon. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) confirmed that a Griffin training helicopter “safely completed a precautionary landing in Snowdonia”. All four [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Air Berlin partnering with Flybe to boost Germany flights

Flybe has announced it has signed a codesharing agreement with Air Berlin to offer flights from Cardiff to major German cities. The agreement means that Flights from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Dusseldorf (DUS/EDDL), Munich (MUC/EDDM) and Berlin (TXL/EDDT) will operate under dual flight numbers of Flybe (BEE) and Air Berlin (BER) and will [read more]