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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.)
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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]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 at Bristol Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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Ryanair adds 14 extra weekly flights to Faro

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) is adding 14 extra weekly flights from UK airports to Faro following the UK Governments decision to put Portugal back on the Coronavirus safe list. The move will make it easier for British holiday makers to travel to the Algarve without the need to quarantine [read more]

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TUI to restart flights from Cardiff Airport 1st August

Tour operator TUI has confirmed it is restarting holidays from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) from 1st August. The move comes after months of grounding due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Flight to Greece and Spain will resume from 1st August with destinations including Lanzarote, Malaga, Alicante, Antalya, Corfu, Dalaman, Ibiza, Kos, Palma, [read more]

A Vueling A320 departing Cardiff Airport (Aviation Media Agency)
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Vueling flights get underway again from Cardiff Airport

Spanish airline Vueling ()VY/VLG) has relaunched flights from Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) to Spain following the easing of travel restrictions. The first flight to Alicante (ALC/LEAL) resumed yesterday (16th July) with Malaga (AGP/LEMG) resuming on the 1st August and Palma de Mallorca (PMI/LEPA) on the 3rd August. Alicante and Palma flights [read more]

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Cardiff Airport CEO to stand down in August

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF), Deb Bowen Rees, has announced that she is stepping down from the role on 1st August 2020. Deb took over as CEO at the Welsh Government-owned airport in 2017 after 3 years as managing director. During that time the airport has [read more]

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Commercial flights set to resume at Cardiff Airport

Commercial passenger flights are to get underway again at Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) when Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) restart flying from Wales’ national airport this week. Flights to Malaga (AGP/LEMG) and Faro (FAO/LPFR) will restart again on the 3rd July with departures at 10:20 and 19:25 respectively. Shortly after Ryanair [read more]