Caerdav’s name has been officially unveiled by Chairman Bruce Dickinson (L) and CEO Joachim Jones (R).
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Ryanair selects Caerdav for winter maintenance

Ryanair has selected South Wales MRO provider Caerdav for winter maintenance of its Boeing 737 fleet. Formerly known as Cardiff Aviation, Caerdav was started by Iron Maiden front man Bruce Dickinson with help from the Welsh Government. After a rocky start, the MRO specialist has contracts with EasyJet and TUI [read more]

Ryanair looks to middle-east for heavy maintenance needs
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Ryanair looks to middle-east for heavy maintenance needs

Irish budget airline group Ryanair has signed a 5-year deal with Jordan based Joramco Maintenance Ltd to carry out heavy maintenance on its fleet of aircraft. Ryanair will utilise up to six heavy maintenance bay slots at Joramco’s facility in Amman for Ryanair group aircraft including Ryanair, Malta Air, Lauda [read more]

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]

Rubb St Athan Hangar (Image: Rubb)
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New MRO hangar to be built at St Athan

A brand new Maintenance hangar capable of housing aircraft up to a Boeing 737-800 is to be built at the former MOD site at St Athan. The Welsh Government contract to build the hangar has been awarded to Rubb Buildings which will use its unique technology to build the hangar. [read more]

Cardiff Aviation carrying out work on a TUI Boeing 757
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Cardiff Aviation wins repeat TUI Contract

St Athan based Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) company, Cardiff Aviation, has been awarded a repeat contract by UK holiday airline TUI Airways UK (BY/TOM). The contract gives TUI a flexible maintenance facility away from its main engineering line and will see Cardiff Aviation carry out work on TUI Airways [read more]

Air Transat A330 (Image: MAEL/Air Transat)
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Air Transat signs new MRO deal with Monarch Engineering

Canadian airline Air Transat has signed a deal with Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) for maintenance on its Airbus fleet. The contract will see Monarch Aircraft Engineering carrying out full line maintenance on Air Transats A310 and A330 aircraft at Glasgow Airport. Monarch Aircraft Engineering, which has its main engineering base at Birmingham [read more]

Bruce Dickinson set up Cardiff Aviation in 2012 with the help of the Welsh Government
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Cardiff Aviation agrees 5 year deal with TUI

St Athan-based Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) provider Cardiff Aviation Ltd has reportedly agreed a 5 year deal with TUI Airways UK. According to sources close to the company, the deal with TUI Airways will see Cardiff Aviation carry out non-routine maintenance on its Boeing 737 and Boeing 767 fleet. This [read more]