Cardiff Airport growth continues for 11th Month

Cardiff Airport Terminal
Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport growth has continued for an 11th month according to figures released today.

Compared to the same period in 2015, April saw a 40% rise in passengers using Wales’ only international airport.

April saw a new route launched by Flybe to Verona and the return of the summer routes from Thomson Holidays.

Ryanair and Vueling have both increased the capacity on their routes in response to growing demand from Cardiff Airport and as the trend is continuing it can only get better for Welsh travellers.

Cardiff Airport Managing Director Debra Barber said “It’s very encouraging to see yet another month of passenger growth. Summer is just around the corner and we’re off to a great start”

May will see the opening of new airside facilities in the terminal including Caffe Ritazza and the Beer House. Along with the return of Thomas Cook to the airport.

Debra Barber added “We remain committed to delivering an enjoyable customer experience and proudly fly the flag for Wales every day of the year”

Passenger Figures for 2015-2016 Period

Month 2015-16 % growth from previous year Passenger numbers
June 12% 133,137
July 8% 139,805
August 10% 149,230
September 21% 150,477
October 62% 149,823
November 32% 65,040
December 56% 64,220
January 42% 59,715
February 68% 75,055
March 29% 78,413
April 40% 80,545



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