Airbus A350XWB (Credit: Airbus)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus update shows challenging year

Airbus has said that it faces a “challenging year” when it released its 1st Quarter update. The airframer which employs over 6000 people in Wales had anticipated the challenging start to 2016 however it does expect the commercial outlook to improve as the year progresses. The new orders for the [read more]

A350-1000 Wing Production
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus improves wing assembly at Broughton

Airbus has improved the wing assembly procedure for the Airbus A350XWB at its Broughton plant in North Wales. When Airbus designed the wing for the A350 it was designed to be built horizontally as opposed to the traditional vertical build. The advantage being the wing never has to be rotated [read more]

Cardiff Airport
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]

G-OMYT Lifts off from Cardiff to Orlando (Credit N Harding)
Cardiff Airport 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]