BAe 146 ZE701 (Image: Mark Harkin/Wikicommons CC.2)
Cardiff Airport News

Theresa May flies into Cardiff Airport

UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrived at Cardiff Airport at around 09:20 this morning on-board an RAF BAe 146 aircraft. Mrs May arrived in Wales to meet with the leaders of the devolved nations. First Ministers from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will be attending the event to discuss plans [read more]

Thomson 787 (Credit Thomson Holidays)

Thomson to Tui rebrand is well underway

Thomson liveried aircraft flying British holidaymakers off on package holidays have always been a common sight at UK airports including Cardiff Airport but the Tui rebrand is now well underway. Thomson Holidays bid farewell to the British public in an emotional TV advert in december but have stressed that while [read more]

G-WASN UHW Hospital Helipad (Credit Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)

Support the Wales Air Ambulance for just £1

The Wales Air Ambulance Charity (WAAC) relies on charitable donations as it receives NO public funding from the government. Despite this they manage to operate multiple helicopters and save lives every day across Wales. That why in 2017 we are running multiple fundraising events for Wales Air Ambulance starting with [read more]

Thomson Boeing 767-300 G-OBYG Departing Cardiff Airport (Image: Aviation Wales)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport to Dubai flights begin

Cardiff Airport to Dubai flights are due to commence this evening as part of Thomson Cruise holidays 2017 schedule. The first flight which leaves Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) at 23:50 this evening will take passengers to Dubai World Central Airport (DWC/OMDW) to begin their “Arabian Nights” cruise. Operated by Thomson Boeing [read more]

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

3rd A350-1000 about to come online

The 3rd A350-100 aircraft is about to join the test fleet at Airbus. The aircraft , whose wings are made at Broughton in North Wales is the final aircraft to operate that will share the load certification testing for the type. The job of the 3rd aircraft will be to [read more]

Thomas Cook G-OMYT (Image: The Aviation Media Co.)
Airline news

Cardiff Airport new routes and special visitors 2017

2017 is going to be an exciting year for Cardiff Airport, here’s why. New airlines/routes: Airline Destination Start Date Cobalt Larnaca LCLK/LCA Summer 2017 Alba Star Palma LEPA/PMI Summer 2017 BH Air Burgas LBBG/BOJ Summer 2017 Norwegian Air Shuttle Tenerife South GCTS/TFS Summer 2017 Blue Islands Guernsey EGJG/GCI 02/05/2017 Iberia [read more]