Rubb St Athan Hangar (Image: Rubb)
News

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
Engineering & Leasing

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)
Engineering & Leasing

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
Engineering & Leasing

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]

KLM UK wins Avro RJ maintenance from BRA
Engineering & Leasing

KLM UK wins Avro RJ maintenance from BRA

Norwich based Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business KLM UK has won the contract to provide services to Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA). The deal will see KLM UK Engineering carry out heavy checks on BRA’s Avro RJ fleet at their facility at Norwich Airport. Ian Bartholomew, KLM UK Engineering Director Business [read more]

Morson Group
Engineering & Leasing

Morson Projects recruits former Marshall Aviation staff at Broughton

Engineering company Morson Projects has today announced it has recruited 14 experienced aviation engineers who previously worked for Marshall Aviation Services. Marshall Aviation Services closed their operation at Broughton in Flintshire earlier this year caused the loss of around 140 jobs at the North Wales site. The announcement by Morson Projects [read more]

Cardiff Aviation - Bruce Dickinson
Cardiff Airport News

Maiden Flight for Book of Souls

Iron Maiden is flying a bunch of lucky fans out to Paris Beauvais (LFOB/BVA) today from Cardiff Airport (EGFF/CWL) on-board a chartered Boeing 737-400 (9H-VVB). The Flight, Maiden 666 which departs at 13:20 arrived earlier following a short hop from Cardiff Aviation’s MRO Facility at MOD Saint Athan to operate [read more]