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]

Chairman, Bruce Dickinson (L) and Group CEO, Joachim Jones (R) believe the time is right for Caerdav to make the move into cargo conversions.

Caerdav to move into Cargo conversions

St Athan based MRO Caerdav has announced that it plans to move into Cargo conversions to tap into the rapidly expanding cargo conversion market. The global demand for freighter aircraft has increased rapidly in 2020 fuelled largely by the Coronavirus Pandemic and the reduction in passenger travel meaning that belly [read more]

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Investment group acquires stake in eCube

An investment group has acquired a stake in the St Athan based plane storage and dismantling specialists eCube Solutions. The investment from Baird Capital will allow eCube to continue its rapid growth, the company has recently opened a second operation in Castellon, Spain. Tim Schmidt, eCube CEO, says: “We are [read more]

Rubb St Athan Hangar (Image: Rubb)

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]

Trevor Stone, Air traffic support specialist, and Malcolm Bradbury, air traffic controller.
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NATS takes over ATC at St Athan

Air Navigation Solutions provider NATS has taken over Air Traffic Control services at St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan. The former MOD airfield is now owned by the Welsh Government after it turned to civilian use in 2019. Welsh Government-owned Cardiff Airport manages the operations of the site which [read more]