European volcano mount Etna erupts spewing ash across Italian airspace
Aviation engineering news

CAA recognises volcanic ash research with safety award

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has recognised ground-breaking work to safely reduce the disruption volcanic ash can cause to aviation with a safety award. Rolls-Royce Engineer, Rory Clarkson, who won the award has been a leading figure in the industry’s efforts to safely reduce the disruption that volcanic ash can [read more]

Cardiff Airport Terminal (Image: Cardiff Airport)
Airline news

Cardiff Airport sees 9% rise in passenger numbers

Cardiff Airport (CWL-EGFF) has seen a 9% rise in passenger numbers for 2017 according to the airport’s own figures. The airport says that 1.46 million passengers used its terminal in 2017 although official Civil Aviation Authority figures have yet to be released. The Welsh-Government-owned airport, which posted a pre-tax loss [read more]

Cardiff Airport growth slows but still up on 2016
Airline news

Cardiff Airport growth slows but still up on 2016

According to the latest figures released by the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for October, growth at Cardiff Airport had slowed compared to previous months. The figures show that 134,349 passengers used the Welsh Government owned airport in October 2017, a 4.1% rise over the same period last year but [read more]

British Airways 747 G-CIVI at Cardiff Airport (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport passenger numbers up for September

The latest figures from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows that passenger numbers were up for September. The statistics show that in September 166,463 passengers used Cardiff Airport up 7.6% on the same period last year. The figures boost the rolling 12-month total which shows 1,445,825 passengers up 7.3% vs. the same [read more]

A Monarch A320 (Image: Adrian Pingstone)

Monarch holding urgent talks to renew ATOL

Troubled UK airline Monarch (ZB/MON) is once again holding last-minute talks to stave off collapse and the loss of their ATOL bonding. One year on from the near collapse of the airline, it is once again seeking urgent financial assistance in order to retain the ATOL certificate that was extended [read more]