Qatar confirms start of Cardiff flights

Qatar Airways has confirmed that it will launch daily Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger flights between its home hub at Doha and Cardiff on 1 May 2018. First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, said the service would be “a huge boost for Wales. Providing a direct route into the world's fastest growing hub airport, Hamad International Airport, will also bring Wales closer to leading global markets such as India, China, Singapore and ... [+]

Qatar links Wales to the world

Qatar Airways is to launch a daily flight from Cardiff Airport to its hub in Doha, Qatar, in 2018. It will be the first regular direct long-haul flight between Wales and a major Gulf hub with connections to over 150 destinations across the globe in Asia, Australasia, Africa and the ... [+]

Cardiff airport may be nationalised

The Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) may buy Cardiff Airport from current owners TBI.  First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, said on 18 December that the WAG had entered into an exclusive ‘due diligence’ agreement with TBI and, subject to satisfactory completion may then buy the airport. [+]

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