Cardiff Airport’s Summer underway thanks to Thomas Cook, Thomson, Norwegian & Eurowings

G-FDZG Thomson Family Life (Credit: Angelo Harmsworth)
G-FDZG Thomson Family Life (Credit: Angelo Harmsworth)

Cardiff Airport’s (CWL/EGFF) 2017 Sumer season has firmly got underway thanks to the arrival of the summer based aircraft from Thomas Cook (MT/TCX) and Thomson (BT/TOM) along with the first flights by Norwegian & Eurowings on behalf of Thomson.

Thomas Cook has once again based an A320 chartered from Avion Express whilst Thomson has two 737-800 aircraft operating from Wales’ National Airport including yesterday’s arrival of G-FDZG, their “Family Life” logo jet.

Today’s Summer Departures

  • Thomas Cook: Dalaman (06:00), Tenerife South (13:00)
  • Thomson: Reus (06:00), Alicante (06:00), Heraklion (12:45), Kefalonia (13:05)
  • Norwegian: Tenerife South (11:45)
  • Eurowings: Palma De Mallorca (16:10)
  • Blue Island: Guernsey (11:15)

In addition to the based aircraft, both Norwegian Air International (D8/IBK) and Eurowings (EW/EWG) will be operating flights for Thomson to Tenerife and Palma respectively.

Read More: Where will you jet off to from Cardiff Airport this summer?

Today also sees the first flight of Blue Islands (SI/BCI) new service to Guernsey. The new channel islands service is operated by Blue Islands on behalf of Flybe.

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About Nick Harding 1959 Articles
Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.

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