Thomas Cook Airlines is adding Easter flights from Cardiff airport for the first time, meaning that thousands of people can head to Europe for some spring sunshine.
Flybe has started operating its extensive 2018 summer schedule from Cardiff Airport, featuring 17 routes with a total choice of up to 75 flights a week. The season has taken off with the launch of the first ever service between Cardiff and Venice.
With all eyes on the Welsh capital ahead the Champions League final on Saturday, Cardiff Airport is getting ready to welcome a huge number of additional passengers ahead of what is set to be one of the largest sporting events in the country’s history.
Iberia Express has released its latest schedule of flights to Madrid one week early so that customers can make the most of this major sporting event that will see all eyes on the Welsh capital city. The news comes following the confirmation that Real Madrid will face Juventus in the UEFA Champions League Final.
Flybe has announced the continuation of its service from Cardiff to London City as part of its extensive summer ’17 schedule. Vincent Hodder, Flybe chief revenue officer commented: “It is good news for the route that is receiving such positive support from the business community.
Cardiff Airport has announced that Jon Horne will stand down from his role as chief executive with effect from September 1st 2014. In making the announcement, Lord Rowe-Beddoe, chairman of Cardiff International Airport, said: “Jon has very successfully steered the airport through the first phase of our path to re-establishing its fortunes.”
NATS will continue to provide air traffic services and expertise at Cardiff Airport, after securing a five year contract with Cardiff International Airport. The contract provides aerodrome and airport approach services, approach radar for MOD St Athan (located 2.5nm southwest of Cardiff Airport) and air traffic control engineering services at Cardiff.
Holidaymakers can now add Genoa to the list of destinations they will be able to fly to direct from Cardiff Airport this summer. Four chartered flights have been added to the schedule to allow customers across Wales and the South West to join P&O’s Mediterranean cruises direct from the Welsh capital.
Air Malta has announced good news for travellers in Wales and the south-west of England by adding an extra four departures as a prelude to their summer 2014 charter season. The additional flights on this popular route will commence on Tuesday April 8th 2014, four weeks earlier than originally planned, to satisfy expected public demand for travel to the sunshine island in the Mediterranean over the spring and Easter period.