Thomson 787 (Credit Thomson Holidays)
Cardiff Airport News

Thomson Announces Cardiff to Dubai in 2017

Thomson Cruises have announced that they will be operating from Cardiff Airport to Dubai when they start operating their cruises from the Port of Dubai in 2017. Cardiff Airport was chosen as one of six airports that Thomson will operate the fly – cruise holidays from in January & February [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport and Airbus Get Welsh Government Money

The Welsh Government has announced that the latest part of Cardiff Airports £13million loan from the Welsh Government will consist of £3million from its capital reserves. £2.7million will also be made available to Airbus to create training facilities at Swansea University and Coleg Cambria in Deeside, Flintshire. The money comes [read more]

Bell 206
Aviation engineering news

Dragonfly Charter to Start Rotary Operations

Cardiff Airport based Dragonfly Executive Air Charter is to begin rotary charter operations after taking over the management of a Bell 206 on behalf of a client. Dragonfly, who currently operate a fleet of Beech King Air fixed wing aircraft in the executive charter market, hope that the helicopter will [read more]

G-OMYT Lifts off from Cardiff to Orlando (Credit N Harding)
Airline news

Thomas Cook Cardiff to Orlando Takes Flight

Thomas Cook’s (TCX) one-off flight from Cardiff (EGFF/CWL) to Orando International (KMCO/MCO) departed today at 11:45 with an almost full flight. The route, which was a package holiday offering, has proved popular amongst welsh travellers and offers encouragement for future holidays of this type to Florida and other long haul [read more]

Flybe Embraer (Image - Flybe)
Cardiff Airport News

FlyBe Adds Extra Flights From Cardiff

Flybe has announced that it is increasing the frequency of its popular routes from Cardiff Airport (EGFF/CWL) along with a year round service to Munich. The increase is on the back of very positive passenger numbers on the existing routes and comes as the 2nd Embraer E195 aircraft to be [read more]

Cardiff Aviation - Bruce Dickinson
Aviation engineering news

Maiden Flight for Book of Souls

Iron Maiden is flying a bunch of lucky fans out to Paris Beauvais (LFOB/BVA) today from Cardiff Airport (EGFF/CWL) on-board a chartered Boeing 737-400 (9H-VVB). The Flight, Maiden 666 which departs at 13:20 arrived earlier following a short hop from Cardiff Aviation’s MRO Facility at MOD Saint Athan to operate [read more]