British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

British Airways to cut hundreds of job in Wales

British Airways is to begin a consultation process as it seeks to cut hundreds of jobs at its Engineering bases in Wales. BA originally said that up to 1000 jobs could be shed but Welsh Economy Minister Ken Skates has said the figure would be nearer 400. British Airways currently [read more]

Students get experience at British Airways Cardiff base
Cardiff Airport News

Students get experience at British Airways Cardiff base

A group of students got some valuable experience of working in engineering when they visited British Airways’ Cardiff maintenance facility at Cardiff Airport and Aviation Wales were invited along to see how they got on. British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC) carries out repairs and maintenance on the British Airways long-haul [read more]

British Airways Boeing 787 at BAMC
Cardiff Airport News

BA to cut 66 jobs at Cardiff

British Airways (BA/BAW) is to cut 66 jobs at its engineering facility at Cardiff Airport. The facility, known as British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC) was opened in 1993 and employs over 700 skilled people. It carries out maintenance on British Airways fleet of Boeing 767, 747, 777 and 787 aircraft. [read more]

British Airways Boeing 787 at BAMC
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

British Airways completes first dreamliner check at Cardiff

British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC) has successfully completed the first “B” check of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The long haul maintenance facility at Cardiff Airport maintains British Airway’s (BA) long haul fleet including Boeing 747, Boeing 777, Boeing 767 and now Boeing 787 aircraft. The first 787 Dreamliner (G-ZBJA) arrived [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Fire Damaged British Airways 777 comes home

The fire damaged British Airways 777 is coming home to Cardiff Airport this morning after leaving Victorville in the US late last night (local time). Operating as flight BA2276 to Gatwick on the 8th September 2015 it suffered what the pilot described as a “catastrophic engine failure”. The take-off was [read more]