in Aerospace

Cardiff Airport sees busiest August for a decade

Posted 19 September 2018 · Add Comment

The national airport for Wales is continuing to perform strongly and is well on track to achieve double digit passenger growth at the end of this year, having already welcomed well over a million customers.



Monthly passenger figures also show that the peak summer month of August was the busiest August seen at Cardiff Airport in the last 10 years; more than 202,600 passengers travelled through, representing 11% passenger growth versus the same month last year.

Huw Lewis, Finance Director at Cardiff Airport, commented: “Following the recent announcement that we have already welcomed over a million customers to Cardiff Airport this year, it’s very exciting to report the busiest month of August in ten years with 11% growth and continuing rolling year passenger growth too.
 
“We are grateful to our airline partners for recognising our potential, by adding more and more seats and adding new routes in line with our consistent growth.

“The team has worked incredibly hard, and a lot has been achieved, but there’s a lot still to do. Our hard work will continue as we strive to deliver a sustainable airport business which encompasses a diverse portfolio of products and services. But, more than anything, we are passionate about flying the flag for Wales and proudly acting as a key gateway to the UK for international visitors.”
 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

British F-35 pilot makes historic first SRVL on HMS Queen Elizabeth

A revolutionary method of landing an F-35 Lightning fighter jet on a ship has been carried out for the first time on board the UK’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, with British test pilot Peter Wilson making history this

Defence Minister calls on ‘unsung heroes’ to help military respond to new threats

Defence Minister Stuart Andrew called on hundreds of firms last week to help the military respond to emerging threats as quickly as possible, calling them the ‘unsung heroes’ behind the Armed Forces.

BAE Systems enters LHD Sustainment and Support bid

BAE Systems has submitted its bid to the Australian Government to provide ongoing sustainment and support for the Canberra class Landing Helicopter Dock ships (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated shore support facilities.

Smiths Detection supplies body scanners to Oregon and Indiana correctional facilities

Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI), in partnership with Command Sourcing, Inc., announced it has supplied multiple body scanners to county correctional facilities in Oregon and Indiana this year.

Serco to deliver IT support to US Navy

Serco Inc. announced that it has been awarded one of five spots on an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to deliver technical support services for IT tools and technologies that enable US Navy personnel

StandardAero to support Air Methods’ AS350 and EC130 dynamic components

StandardAero announced today the signing of a three year agreement with Air Methods to support their fleet of Airbus Helicopters AS350 and EC130 dynamic components.

Getac SK0409041218
See us at
AdvancedEngin BT1406011118SMIFAVSBT151118SMI GMSCBT3005081118SMINCW1210050218Aviation Africa 2019