TUI, then acting as Thomson, ended flights from Cardiff to Egypt following the downing of Metrojet KGL9268 which was downed by a terrorist act. Although other airlines resumed flights to Egypt from UK airports shortly afterwards it has taken longer for flights to return to Wales’ national airport.
The owner of Leicester City football club arrived into Cardiff Airport this afternoon ahead of their premiership clash with Swansea City. The Thai born billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha arrived from Luton into Cardiff Airport at 14:39 onboard one of his private jets, Gulfstream G650 HS-VSK. He then boarded his private [read more]
Spanish Low Cost Carrier (LCC) Iberia Express (I2/IBS) has announced it is to begin flights between Madrid (MAD/LEMD) and Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) earlier than planned in order to give fans more choice to attend the UEFA Champions League Final in Cardiff. The flights, which first operated over Easter, will operate [read more]
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]