BOAC Boeing 747-400 G-BYG0C (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Last ever BA 747 flight leaves Cardiff Airport

The last British Airways Boeing 747-400 has left Cardiff Airport for what is the final flight of the type for the airline. BOAC liveried G-BYGC departed Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) at 13:37L for the short flight to St Athan where it will be preserved by eCube Solutions. The aircraft flew with [read more]

A KLM Embraer lands at Cardiff Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

KLM to suspend flights from some UK airports until 2021

KLM has confirmed it is suspending flights from Amsterdam to Cardiff, Inverness and Southampton airports until February 2021. The move from Cardiff Airport comes after non-essential international air travel was banned from by the Welsh Government, which owns Cardiff Airport, and low demand on forward bookings. Cardiff flights will be [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Wales bans leisure travel from Cardiff Airport

The Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced plans for travel restrictions for when Wales comes out of its “firebreak” lockdown on 9th November including a a ban on non-essential international air travel. The announcement means that all holiday flights from the Welsh Government owned airport will be cancelled this [read more]

British Airways will phase out older aircraft such as the Boeing 747-400 over the next few years
Civil Aviation

British Airways 747 to become a film set

After days of speculation it has now been confirmed that British Airways Boeing 747-400 G-CIVW will see out its days as a film set at Dunsfold Park. Dunsfold Park is perhaps most famous as the home of BBC One’s Top Gear but the site is also home to Aviation Filming [read more]

Eastern Airways Jetstream 41 G-MAJA
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport reconnects with Belfast

Eastern Airways (T3/EZE) has announced that it will be launching a direct service from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Belfast City (BHD/EGAC) in January, replacing a route lost when Flybe collapsed. Operating daily during the week, as well as with a flight on Sunday, the flight will be operated by a [read more]

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 preparing for take-off at Cardiff Airport (Image: The Aviation Media Agency.)
News

Qatar Airways drop Birmingham & Cardiff for W20

Qatar Airways (QR/QTR) have officially suspended flights from Doha to Birmingham (BHX/EGBB) and Cardiff (CWL/EGFF) airports for Winter 2020 as travel restrictions mean demand isn’t there. The airline had hoped to resume flights from both airports in October but the current global situation means the airline is focusing on the [read more]