Cardiff Airport to see 35k Passengers this half-term

Cardiff Airport Terminal
Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport is expecting to see 35,000 passengers this half-term, an increase of 20% on the same half-term last year.

The airport reported the passenger figures yesterday, along with the most popular destinations this half-term.

Vueling A320 EC-KDX (Credit: Aviation Wales)
Vueling A320 EC-KDX (Credit: Aviation Wales)

Palma Majorca is the top destinations for Welsh travellers getting away this week, with Vueling, Thomson and Thomas Cook operating from Cardiff Airport to the spanish island.

The Top 10

The top destinations listed by Cardiff Airport this week are (based on passenger numbers):

  1. Palma Majorca
  2. Amsterdam
  3. Alicante
  4. Malaga
  5. Dublin
  6. Tenerife
  7. Edinburgh
  8. Ibiza
  9. Faro
  10. Lanzarote

Spain has proved popular with Welsh Travellers prompting Vueling to increase capacity by 40% this year. However one of the most common complaints heard by Aviation Wales is lack of destinations beyond Spain. Something the Airport is keen to address.

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