Alitalia A330 at Cardiff Airport
Cardiff Airport News

Alitalia codeshares with Flybe

Airline routes website Airlineroute has reported that Alitalia has extended its codeshare agreement with Flybe for routes between the U.K. and Italy. Alitalia’s financial difficulties and the attempts to re-establish the company on a firm financial footing are ongoing. Ryanair has recently expressed interest in acquiring the whole or parts of [read more]

Ryanair launches Erasmus website
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Ryanair provides new Erasmus student booking platform

Ryanair has launched a new dedicated booking platform in partnership with Erasmus Student Network, offering Erasmus students fare discounts, free bags, and tailored travel offers. Delivered as part of Year 4 of Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme, this partnership offers Erasmus students a dedicated ESN booking platform where they can have [read more]

AirBerlin B737-800 By Felix Gottwald - www.felixgottwald.net
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Air Berlin files for Bankruptcy

German carrier Air Berlin (AB/BER) has today filed for bankruptcy protection in the Berlin courts. The airline has posted losses for the last nine years and its biggest investor, Abu Dhabi based Etihad Airways has decided to end financial support for the struggling carrier. Air Berlin entered into a codeshare [read more]

Easyjet: Inside the Cockpit
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TV: Easyjet – Inside the Cockpit

Easyjet – Inside the Cockpit is a new fly-on-the-wall series on ITV following trainee easyJet pilots as they take their first steps flying for the airline. Easyjet, the UK’s biggest airline, launched its largest ever pilot recruitment drive this year including a focus on encouraging more women to apply for [read more]

Boeing C17 A7-MAC at Cardiff Airport (Image: Ian Grinter)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport hosts special Qatar visitors

Friday afternoon saw two special visitors arrive at Cardiff Airport from The Qatar Emiri Air Force. Arriving in from Paris Le Bourget and London Gatwick respectively, were two Boeing C17 Globemaster III’s. A7-MAN arrived first touching down at around 15:20hrs (local time) after flying from Le Bourget. This was shortly followed by [read more]

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]