Cardiff Airport Guide
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As part of a drive to increase passenger numbers and implement long-term growth at Cardiff Airport, their managing director Debra Barber has been promoted to the new CEO position!
In light of this great news, the airport is also on the hunt for someone with aviation experience to fill the executive position in charge of development and planning for the future Cardiff Airport is owned by the welsh government but is operated by a commercial entity
Debra Barber said: “This is a hugely exciting time for our national airport. There have been many positive developments over the last couple of years but, of course, we acknowledge that there is a still a lot to do. I would like to take this opportunity to thank and acknowledge the dedication and hard work of the entire Airport team.
The announcement comes following the news that Cardiff Airport saw a 10% growth in passengers for January 2017 compared to the same month last year. This is amplified by the 178,000 extra passengers that used the site in 2016 than in 2015; that’s an impressive 15% increase.
Chairman of the airport, Roger Lewis, said: “I am delighted that we announce today Debra Barber as CEO of Cardiff Airport. This appointment recognises the outstanding results Debra has delivered since becoming managing director in 2015 and on behalf of the board I thank Debra and her colleagues for all they have done.”
Cardiff Airport currently flies around 1.3 million passengers annually to roughly 50 different direct destinations. The airports top international and domestic routes include Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Amsterdam and Palma de Mallorca.
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There has been more growth for Cardiff Airport! The airport has seen a great level of passenger growth over the last 12 months. The Welsh national airport has announced that in the past year, 1.338 million people have travelled from the airport, which marks an 18% growth compared to the previous year.Read more
Passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport have consistently risen resulting in the 14th consecutive month of growth in July. The Cardiff Airport officials claim that since June, passenger numbers have grown 17% to 1,326,923 - which in turn is a 29% growth over the previous 12 months since July. Cardiff Airport growth has lead officials to predict that 250,000 people to fly to and from the airport over the 6 week summer period. The success of the Welsh football team over the 2016 Euros amplified the growth too, as July saw tens of thousands fans flood to France to support their team!Read more
Uber, the internationally recognised online transportation company, launched their service in Cardiff on the 22nd of April. In celebration of the Cardiff Airport Guide becoming mobile friendly, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to form a partnership with Uber that gives our website visitors a free Uber ride up to £15! Feel free to use the offer for either an airport run or just a ride into Cardiff!*Read more
If you like to book your winter breaks nice and early, you may be interested to know that as of November 2nd, Flybe has announced a new route from Cardiff Airport to Berlin. The flights which will be directed to Berlin Tegel (TXL) will be flying on Wednesdays and Saturdays (twice a week) from November 2nd and the Fares will be as cheap as £34.99 one way. These new flights are part of a new range of routes created by Flybe which will also include 11 flights per week from Cardiff to Glasgow.Read more