Flybe Dash 8 G-JEDP
Cardiff Airport News

Flybe ends Cardiff Airport to London City route

Flybe (BE/BEE) has today confirmed that it is ending the popular Cardiff Airport to London City route at the end of October. Aviation Wales contacted the airline yesterday following sources close to flybe stating that the route was being scrapped. Their spokesperson told us “It is with regret that Flybe [read more]

The Red Arrows at Barry Island (Image: Philip Dawson)
Air show news

Red Arrows wow Barry in penultimate visit to Wales

The Royal Air Force aerobatics display team, The Red Arrows, wowed crowds on Barry Island yesterday. Despite weather looking questionable, hundreds turned out for the display which was organised by Barry Tourist Railway and was the penultimate display in Wales for the 2017 Red Arrows, their final one being at Rhyl [read more]

RAF Hawk T2 (Image: Flt Lt Paul Heasman RAF/MOD)
General aviation news

RAF Valley move Hawks to Llanbedr Airfield

The Royal Air Force has confirmed that Hawk T2 aircraft from RAF Valley will operate at Llanbedr Airfield between the 7th and 11th August. The aircraft, from RAF Valley’s 4(R) Squadron, will operate from Llanbedr to avoid noise over the National Eisteddfod of Wales which is being held on Anglesey. A spokesperson [read more]

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 G-VOWS (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Airline news

Air France-KLM buys stake in Virgin Atlantic

Airline giant Air France-KLM has bought a stake in Virgin Atlantic equal to around a third of the company. The 31% stake, worth £220m GBP, leaves founder Sir Richard Branson Virgin Group with a minority holding of just 20%. Delta Airlines now holds the majority share of 49%. In an open [read more]

Airline Price War
Airline news

Could an airline fares price war be coming?

Irish Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) Ryanair (FR/RYR) has warned it may cut fares by around 8% sparking an airline fares price war as carriers compete for passengers this summer. Competition in the airline sector and in particular the low-cost carrier market has been intensifying recently and that is expected to continue to [read more]

Olhao Market

Olhão – The hidden gem on the Algarve

Nestled in the heart of a natural lagoon in the Ria Formosa National Park is the vibrant and bustling fishing town of Olhão. Away from the tourist hotspot of Albufeira, Olhão delivers a real slice of Portuguese charm whilst offering enough to give keep even the most seasoned tourist happy. From 5 star [read more]