First Cardiff to Seville flight coming Easter 2018
Cardiff Airport News

First Cardiff to Seville flight coming Easter 2018

Charter holiday company Super-Break has announced a Cardiff to Seville offering for Easter 2018. The flight will be the first direct flight between the two cities and will offer Welsh holidaymakers the opportunity to experience the Andalusia region of Spain. The 4-night break is the second holiday being offered by [read more]

Ryanair announces 2018 summer schedule from Belfast
News

Ryanair announces 2018 summer schedule from Belfast

Ryanair has announced its 2018 summer schedule from Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA). The schedule sees the Northern Irish airport get a £200m investment from the Irish Low-Cost Carrier. Summer 2018 will see two Ryanair aircraft based at Belfast International Airport which will operate 14 routes including a new twice-weekly service [read more]

Ever wondered how an emergency slide works?
Air Safety

Ever wondered how an emergency slide works?

It’s something that most passengers hope they never have to use but does that stop you wondering how an emergency slide works? It is extremely rare for an aircraft’s slides to have to be deployed, every commercial aircraft is fitted with a number of them, to ensure that in the event [read more]

Flybe's winter schedule underway at Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport News

Flybe’s winter schedule underway at Cardiff Airport

Flybe (BE/BEE) has begun operating its 2017/18 Winter schedule from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) This season will see Flybe operate 14 routes including increased services between Cardiff Airport and Belfast City up to two flights a day on weekdays, and an increase in the frequency of flights to Jersey, Cork and Berlin Tegel, [read more]

British Airways launch Winter Sun campaign
England

British Airways launch Winter Sun campaign

British Airways (BA/BAW) is launching its latest winter sun campaign for flights and holidays from London Gatwick (LGW/EGKK) to destinations which include the Caribbean, Florida, Mexico and the Canary Islands. The campaign features model Amber Anderson who said: “When the skies take a wintry turn and the days are shorter [read more]

Jet2 announces Airbus A321 routes for 2018
Civil Aviation

Jet2 announces Airbus A321 routes for 2018

Jet2 (LS/EXS) have announced the routes to be flown the companies leased Airbus A321 aircraft. The Leeds based holiday airline will once again be operating a leased Airbus A321 from London Stansted (STN/EGSS). Jet2 operates an all Boeing fleet of 737 & 757 aircraft but leases an A330 and A321 [read more]

British Airways 747 G-CIVI at Cardiff Airport (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport passenger numbers up for September

The latest figures from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that passenger numbers were up for September. The statistics show that in September 166,463 passengers used Cardiff Airport up 7.6% on the same period last year. The figures boost the rolling 12-month total which shows 1,445,825 passengers up 7.3% vs. the same [read more]