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Aviation safety news

5 people die in North Wales helicopter crash

A helicopter with 5 people on board went missing near Caernarfon bay in North Wales on Wednesday en route to Dublin from Luton. North Wales Police have confirmed that the crash site has been located and the bodies of all five people on board had been found. Mountain rescue teams [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Flybe go Rome (and Verona)

Flybe (BE/BEE) are operating a twice weekly service to Rome (FCO/LIRF) from today. Rome’s Fiumicino Airport will be served on a Tuesday and a Saturday from this week with the inaugural flight departing Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) at 13:50. The route is perfect for a short break in the Italian capital [read more]

Air show news

Welshpool announces 2017 airshow lineup

Welshpool airshow have announed the line up for the 2017 Bob Jones Memorial Airshow. The event takes place at Welshpool Airport on Sunday 11th June 2017 and includes a Transport Festival. Flying Aircraft & Displays announced so far include: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Red Devils freefall team A pair [read more]

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Airline news

Larnaca to Cardff with Cobalt? not in 2017

Sources have told Aviation Wales that Cobalt Air have officially shelved plans to operate at any UK Airports other than Stansted, Birmingham and Manchester in 2017 meaning the much-vaunted route to Cardiff will not happen. The Larnaca to Cardiff route was originally touted as a launch route from Cobalt however [read more]