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Wales bans leisure travel from Cardiff Airport

The Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced plans for travel restrictions for when Wales comes out of its “firebreak” lockdown on 9th November including a a ban on non-essential international air travel. The announcement means that all holiday flights from the Welsh Government owned airport will be cancelled this [read more]

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Cardiff Airport reconnects with Belfast

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has announced that it will be launching a direct service from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Belfast City (BHD/EGAC) in January, replacing a route lost when Flybe collapsed. Operating daily during the week, as well as with a flight on Sunday, the flight will be operated by a [read more]

A British Airways Boeing 747 prepares to depart Cardiff Airport (Aviation Media Agency)
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Double departure for BA Boeing 747’s

Thursday is expected to see a double depature for British Airways’ Boeing 747’s as two more of the type leave the fleet to head off to the scrapyard. G-BYGE, one of the youngest of BA’s 747s, is expected to finally depart from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) for the short flight to [read more]

A Vueling A320 departing Cardiff Airport (Aviation Media Agency)
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Vueling flights get underway again from Cardiff Airport

Spanish airline Vueling ()VY/VLG) has relaunched flights from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Spain following the easing of travel restrictions. The first flight to Alicante (ALC/LEAL) resumed yesterday (16th July) with Malaga (AGP/LEMG) resuming on the 1st August and Palma de Mallorca (PMI/LEPA) on the 3rd August. Alicante and Palma flights [read more]

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Cardiff Airport CEO to stand down in August

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF), Deb Bowen Rees, has announced that she is stepping down from the role on 1st August 2020. Deb took over as CEO at the Welsh Government-owned airport in 2017 after 3 years as managing director. During that time the airport has [read more]

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KLM to restart flights from more UK regional airports

Dutch flag carrier KLM is preparing to restart more flights from UK regional airports as it restores service following the Coronavirus Pandemic. Its key business route between Amsterdam (AMS/EHAM) and London City (LCY/EGLC) is set to resume on Monday 13th July. Richard Hill, London City Airport’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: [read more]

Nordwind Boeing 777-300 (Image: John Moore)
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Cardiff Airport gets two special visitors in one day

Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) has had two special visitors in one day, one delivering Personal Protective Equipment, the other training. The first arrival of the morning was a Nordwind Boeing 777-300 VP-BJL which brought in the latest shipment of PPE equipment for the Welsh Government. The aircraft carried around 600,000 fluid-resistant gowns [read more]