The air traffic control at St Athan Airport, which became a civilian aerodrome in 2019 and is operated by Cardiff Airport, will now be provided by NATS.
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In order to limit the impact of COVID-19 on Cardiff Airport, the Welsh government has announced financial support and called on the UK government to help.
Following the collapse of UK-based airline, Flybe, the GMB Union has warned that eight regional airports across the UK are now at risk of closure.
Dewi Gaylard, Head of Information, Communication and Technology at Cardiff Airport, discusses how to make a relatively small airport stand out from the crowd, changing mindsets of the industry and putting passengers first when implementing new technologies.
Despite already delivering a number of environmentally friendly achievements, Cardiff Airport has recently unveiled more goals as it aims to become a 'carbon neutral airport'.
The 10-year contract further strengthens NATS and Cardiff Airport's working relationship, with NATS providing ATC services for MOD St Athans Airport for the first time.
Cardiff Airport is inviting passengers and third-sector organisations to have their say on accessibility as members of a new PRM and Disability Forum
The latest ePassport gates, funded by the Welsh Government, will permit travellers with biometric passports to bypass manual inspections, allowing quicker entry into Wales.
Cardiff Airport has experienced positive growth over the past few years, spurred on by a range of new routes and partnerships.
Runner up in our Airport of the Year award category 2018, Bristol Airport has introduced a new Spoke Electronic Flight Progress Strip (EFPS) to increase stand management at the airport.
A super-sensitive passenger scanner, that uses space technology and reveals hidden security threats, is being trialled at Cardiff Airport in the UK.
Following the AOA Annual Conference on the 29th October 2018, the winners of the AOA Annual Awards have been announced.
Qatar Airways has announced plans to operate daily direct flights from Cardiff Airport, with the inaugural flight due to depart on 1 May 2018. The new service between the Welsh capital and Doha will be operated on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
32 airlines in EMEA also achieve three or more stars for on-time performance.