A350-1000_F-WWXL (Image: Aviation Wales)
Airline news

Airbus carries out unique family flight

Airbus has carried out a unique family flight including aircraft from nearly all branches of the company. The formation flight involved fixed-wing and rotary aircraft from their Commercial, Military and Helicopter businesses. It featured the Airbus A350-1000 XWB and Airbus A400M. Both of which have their wings made at Airbus [read more]

Cardiff Airport Terminal (Image: Cardiff Airport)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport passenger numbers rise again

According to figures published by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) saw a rise in passengers of nearly 20%. The number of flights at the airport also increased 5% compared to the same period last year. The CAA figures show that April saw 95,780 passengers used Wales’ [read more]

Flybe Embraer E190 G-FEBJ (Image: Aviation Wales)
Cardiff Airport News

Flybe and Eastern form alliance to fly under one brand

Exeter based Flybe (BE/BEE) and Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) have announced the formation of a strategic alliance. The 5 year deal means that Eastern will operate its flights under the Flybe brand. Eastern aircraft will also serve existing Flybe routes to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Manchester, a move designed to improve connectivity [read more]