Caerdav has signed an exclusive agreement with aviation manpower and engineering specialists, JMC Group
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Caerdav partners with JMC for on-demand contractors

St Athan based MRO provider Caerdav (formerly Cardiff Aviation) has signed an exclusive agreement with Aviation manpower specialist JMC Group to provide it with engineers as required to deal with increases in demand and its move into the cargo conversion market. JMC’s role will primarily be to supply skilled engineers [read more]

Caerdav has launched a new three-year, Level 3 Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship Programme. (Image taken before recent Covid-19 restrictions).
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Caerdav launches 2021 apprenticeship scheme

St Athan based MRO, Caerdav has launched its 2021 Apprenticeship Scheme for Aircraft Maintenance. Together with Coleg Y Cymoedd, the candidates will embark on an apprenticeship that will see them become Aircraft Maintenence Technicians. The Level 3 Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship Programme is a three-year course that combines college study and [read more]

Chairman, Bruce Dickinson (L) and Group CEO, Joachim Jones (R) believe the time is right for Caerdav to make the move into cargo conversions.

Caerdav to move into Cargo conversions

St Athan based MRO Caerdav has announced that it plans to move into Cargo conversions to tap into the rapidly expanding cargo conversion market. The global demand for freighter aircraft has increased rapidly in 2020 fuelled largely by the Coronavirus Pandemic and the reduction in passenger travel meaning that belly [read more]

An Easyjet A319 in Caerdav's hangar.
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Caerdav takes it Easyjet

Vale of Glamorgan based Maintenance company Caerdav has announced a contract with leading low-cost carrier Easyjet. The contract will see Caerdav carry out essential aircraft end-of-lease checks and repairs on a number of Airbus aircraft over the Winter. Easyjet has initially sent two A319 aircraft through Caerdav ahead of their [read more]

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AeroTransCargo selects Caerdav for 747 training

Global cargo charter airline AeroTransCargo has selected South Wales based Caerdav to train 60 pilots at Caerdav’s 747 simulator training centre at Cardiff Airport. The cargo airline will use Caerdav’s EASA-approved Boeing 747-400 aircraft simulators to carry out half-yearly recurrent training for its 747 pilots which will include emergency procedures [read more]

Caerdav CEO Joachim Jones
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Major new aviation centre to open in South Wales

Vale of Glamorgan based Caerdav (formerly Cardiff Aviation) haas signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Arab Emirates based MOBH Group to create a major new aviation centre in South Wales. The deal will see Caerdav setup and run a ‘centre of excellence’ for commercial aviation training at the [read more]

Caerdav’s name has been officially unveiled by Chairman Bruce Dickinson (L) and CEO Joachim Jones (R).
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Goodbye Cardiff Aviation, Hello CAERDAV.

St Athan-based Aircraft Maintenance and Training company Cardiff Aviation Ltd has unveiled that it’s changing its name to Caerdav from today. The change of name coincides with the companies plans to roll out a range of new training and maintenance support services which will include Cabin Crew Attestation services and [read more]