Flybe Embraer E190 G-FEBJ (Image: Aviation Wales)
Engineering & Leasing

Flybe’s E195s: When the music stops

Saad Hammad, the previous Chief Operating Officer of Flybe, created “Project Blackbird” to resolve the problem of nine Embraer E195 in the fleet whose capacity at 118 seats had proved too large for the route structure. Cardiff  Airport is the beneficiary of two and their presence has been a boon [read more]

Flybe Dash 8 Q400 (Credit: Adrian Pingstone)
Cardiff Airport News

Flybe extends Cardiff to London service

Flybe has confirmed the continuation of the Cardiff to London route following strong load figures over the winter season. The route between Wales’ National airport & London City Airport started as a rescue route during the Severn tunnel closure caused train cancellations and delays but has proved a hit, particularly [read more]

Ryanair B737-800 after takeoff (src Wikipedia)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Sees Bumper World Cup Boost

This weekend will see 2 Quarter Final matches for the Rugby World Cup played in Cardiff. With Both France and Ireland in action Cardiff Airport will see a significant increase in traffic over the weekend with around 200 extra movements expected. In september Cardiff Airport saw passenger numbers increase by [read more]

Cardiff Balloon Fiesta - No
General Aviation

Cardiff Balloon Fiesta Wont Get Off The Ground

Many people across Cardiff have recently been talking about an event that appeared on Facebook for the Cardiff Balloon Fiesta supposedly taking place on the 20th August 2015 at Pontcanna Fields, Cardiff. Aviation Wales can report that this event has never been organised and according to Cardiff Council will not [read more]