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Cardiff Airport News

Thomson add extra Tenerife flight for 2016

Thomson Holidays have confirmed they are adding a new charter flight to Tenerife from Cardiff Airport in 2016. The extra Tenerife flight will  be operated by Low-Cost carrier, Norwegian. Norwegian recently signed an agreement with Thomson and First Choice (TUI Group) to operate chartered flights on their behalf. This will [read more]

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General aviation news

2016 Llandudno Air Show Cancelled

The Llandudno Air Show is cancelled for 2016 due to new regulations in place following the Shoreham incident say the organisers. Mostyn Estates Ltd which organises the event have stated that there isn’t enough time to implement the new measures required by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for air shows [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Welsh Tories claim airport purchase wasted millions

The Welsh Conservatives have claimed that the Welsh Government wasted millions when it purchased Cardiff Airport in 2013. Andrew RT Davies claimed Labour showed a “stunning failure to safeguard taxpayers’ money” when it paid £52m for the airport following a report by the Wales Audit Office published today. Mr Davies [read more]

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Aviation engineering news

New boss at GE Aviation Wales

La-Chun Lindsay has been appointed as Managing Director of GE Aviation Wales following the departure of Mike Patton. Lindsay had previously run the assembly, test and overhaul division at GE Aviation’s Lynn site. She joined GE in 1997. Her role will to further develop the focus of the business in [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Flybe routes for Euro 2016

Flybe have announced two new flights to cater for Wales fans to support their team in the Euro 2016 tournament, Wales’ first major tournament for the first time in 57 years. There will be 2 destinations available on the 11th and 20th June 2016 for Welsh fans heading to france. [read more]