Caerdav’s name has been officially unveiled by Chairman Bruce Dickinson (L) and CEO Joachim Jones (R).
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Ryanair selects Caerdav for winter maintenance

Ryanair has selected South Wales MRO provider Caerdav for winter maintenance of its Boeing 737 fleet. Formerly known as Cardiff Aviation, Caerdav was started by Iron Maiden front man Bruce Dickinson with help from the Welsh Government. After a rocky start, the MRO specialist has contracts with EasyJet and TUI [read more]

Caerdav has signed an exclusive agreement with aviation manpower and engineering specialists, JMC Group
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Caerdav partners with JMC for on-demand contractors

St Athan based MRO provider Caerdav (formerly Cardiff Aviation) has signed an exclusive agreement with Aviation manpower specialist JMC Group to provide it with engineers as required to deal with increases in demand and its move into the cargo conversion market. JMC’s role will primarily be to supply skilled engineers [read more]

Caerdav has launched a new three-year, Level 3 Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship Programme. (Image taken before recent Covid-19 restrictions).
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Caerdav launches 2021 apprenticeship scheme

St Athan based MRO, Caerdav has launched its 2021 Apprenticeship Scheme for Aircraft Maintenance. Together with Coleg Y Cymoedd, the candidates will embark on an apprenticeship that will see them become Aircraft Maintenence Technicians. The Level 3 Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship Programme is a three-year course that combines college study and [read more]

Chairman, Bruce Dickinson (L) and Group CEO, Joachim Jones (R) believe the time is right for Caerdav to make the move into cargo conversions.

Caerdav to move into Cargo conversions

St Athan based MRO Caerdav has announced that it plans to move into Cargo conversions to tap into the rapidly expanding cargo conversion market. The global demand for freighter aircraft has increased rapidly in 2020 fuelled largely by the Coronavirus Pandemic and the reduction in passenger travel meaning that belly [read more]

An Easyjet A319 in Caerdav's hangar.
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Caerdav takes it Easyjet

Vale of Glamorgan based Maintenance company Caerdav has announced a contract with leading low-cost carrier Easyjet. The contract will see Caerdav carry out essential aircraft end-of-lease checks and repairs on a number of Airbus aircraft over the Winter. Easyjet has initially sent two A319 aircraft through Caerdav ahead of their [read more]

Cardiff Airport News

AeroTransCargo selects Caerdav for 747 training

Global cargo charter airline AeroTransCargo has selected South Wales based Caerdav to train 60 pilots at Caerdav’s 747 simulator training centre at Cardiff Airport. The cargo airline will use Caerdav’s EASA-approved Boeing 747-400 aircraft simulators to carry out half-yearly recurrent training for its 747 pilots which will include emergency procedures [read more]

Caerdav’s name has been officially unveiled by Chairman Bruce Dickinson (L) and CEO Joachim Jones (R).
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Goodbye Cardiff Aviation, Hello CAERDAV.

St Athan-based Aircraft Maintenance and Training company Cardiff Aviation Ltd has unveiled that it’s changing its name to Caerdav from today. The change of name coincides with the companies plans to roll out a range of new training and maintenance support services which will include Cabin Crew Attestation services and [read more]

Rubb St Athan Hangar (Image: Rubb)

New MRO hangar to be built at St Athan

A brand new Maintenance hangar capable of housing aircraft up to a Boeing 737-800 is to be built at the former MOD site at St Athan. The Welsh Government contract to build the hangar has been awarded to Rubb Buildings which will use its unique technology to build the hangar. [read more]