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Cardiff Airport News

Fog problems at Cardiff and Bristol airport’s

Fog is causing problems at Cardiff Airport and Bristol Airport with flights being cancelled or diverted. Cardiff has seen aircraft diverted to Exeter and Liverpool along with cancellations for Flybe. Bristol meanwhile has suffered its 2nd consecutive day of problems with cancellations from Flybe & Brussels Airlines. Passengers due to [read more]

Airport Parking

Airport Parking & Protests

Hello, Miss D’approach here and get used to me, I’m going to be around a bit. But don’t worry, I’m here for the lighter side of aviation. So who am I? As Daniel Craig once said, “if you know that you’ll be as clever as me”. But anyway, I digress. [read more]

Air Safety

AAIB is sending a team to Colombia

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has said it is sending a team to Colombia to assist in the investigation into the crash of an Avro RJ-85 which killed 76 people. The AAIB team is being sent in accordance International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 13 protocols as the United [read more]

Airbus A350-1000 First flight crew (Image: Airbus)
Civil Aviation

First flight success for Airbus A350-1000

The first flight has taken place of the Airbus A350-1000 XWB, Airbus’s latest aircraft and Europe’s largest twin-engined aircraft. The aircraft, MSN059, first flew for around 4 hours on Thursday 24th November on a flight that marked the beginning of the test phase. It is one of three airframes that [read more]

The Red Arrows in Diamond Nine (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

Red One on why trust has to be earned

The leader of the RAF’s Red Arrows display team David Montenegro, better known as “Red One”  recently sat down to talk about why rank doesn’t  engender trust, it has to be earned. You lead the formation. What exactly does that entail? David Montenegro: I have the glory of being able [read more]

Vueling Airbus (Credit Dura-Ace)
Cardiff Airport News

Vueling increases capacity again at Cardiff Airport

Spanish airline Vueling (VY/VLG) has announced it is increasing capacity again at Cardiff Airport for summer 2017. 190,812 seats are now available to Barcelona, Alicante, Malaga and Palma from the Welsh capital, an increase of 16% compared to 2016. The increase is the 2nd in a row for Cardiff Airport,  [read more]