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Cardiff Airports 1.5m passengers milestone

According to Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGGF) has hit the milestone of 1.5 million passengers passing through its terminals. The news comes as Qatar Airways starts regular flights from the airport to Doha along with the start of the summer season and the return of the airport’s summer carriers including Thomas Cook, Iberia [read more]

Tomahawk Missile Launch (US DoD)
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UK flights to Cyprus warned about possible military action

UK airlines have been warned that military action against Syria could cause safety concerns in the Cyprus area along with “intermittent disruption to navigation equipment”. The warning was issued today by the European Aviation Security Agency (EASA) and covers the Eastern Mediterranean & Nicosia flight information region (FIR), which includes [read more]

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TUI adds Bristol to Punta Cana

TUI has confirmed it is adding a new service from Bristol to Punta Cana from April 2018. Holiday Airline TUI Airways (BY/TOM) will operate the new long-haul route, which starts on the 5th April 2018, with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The first return flight being 12th April. Punta Cana is [read more]

Airbus setback as Boeing wins big orders
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Airbus setback as Boeing wins big orders

European airframer Airbus has suffered a setback on day one of the Dubai Airshow with a planned announcement for an A380 deal failing to materialise as Boeing wins big orders instead. Emirates (EK/UAE) was expected to give the Airbus A380 a lifeline but instead has chosen to delay that deal [read more]

Looking down onto MOD St Athan in FSX!
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How to fly Wales, virtually!

Flight Simulators such as Microsoft Flight Simulator X and X-Plane make it possible for anyone to take the controls of an aeroplane and fly around their favourite areas in high fidelity and for fans of Wales and Welsh Aviation, there is an abundance of ways to increase the realism of [read more]

Approaching Cardiff with Orbx FTX Wales and UK2000 Cardiff Extreme
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Flight Sim for Welsh Aviators

Many aviation enthusiasts love to use flight sim too and for fans of Wales and Welsh Aviation, there is an abundance of ways to increase the region. What kind of flight sims are there? The benchmark is still Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X. Although discontinued by Microsoft some years ago it [read more]