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Header Picture: Continuing with the Royal Air Force header theme are these King Airs seen parked recently on the Cambrian apron (Mark Pearce)

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NEWS 05/03/15: Flybe announce new routes from Cardiff Airport
Europe’s largest regional airline, Flybe, has announced it is to create a new base at Cardiff Airport this summer in a move which will see 11 routes, 50 new jobs created and over half a million extra seats on sale from Wales’ national airport.
The new network includes flights to existing routes between Cardiff and Belfast, Düsseldorf and Jersey, plus new routes between Cardiff and Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh, Faro, Glasgow, Munich, Milan and Paris.
Seats will go on sale on Friday 6th March at www.flybe.com, with fares available from £24.99 one way.
Two of the airline’s 118-seat Embraer 195 aircraft will be based at the Airport: the first from 1 June 2015, the second arriving on 1 September 2015. Jobs will include flight crew and ground handling staff.
The announcement follows the signing of a 10-year long-term agreement between Flybe and Cardiff Airport.
Expected timetable here

Friday, March 6, 2015

Log Friday 06/03/2015

Cardiff IAP Runway in use 30 ..to 12 08:39 ..to 30 c13:20

Visitors
Parked on the Cambrian apron is IAI 1125 Astra SPX D-CRIS ..departed at 10:03 to Oslo as TYW351 "Tyrol Ambulance 351"
EI-EHH ATR-42 + D-CRIS Astra SPX
Picture credit Keith Morgan 

Landing at 10:41 is PA-28-141 Cherokee B G-AXJV ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 12:05
G-AXJV
Picture credit Mark Pearce 

Landing at 12:06 is Cessna 182Q Skylane II G-NLEE ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 13:52 to the South
Landing at 13:32 is PA-28R-180 Cherokee Arrow G-NELI ..parking on the GA apron ..departed at 15:07 to Andrewsfield
Landing at 15:31 from LSGG/Geneva is SXN90E "Saxonair 90E" Hawker 900XP G-KLNE ..parking on the Cambrian apron ..departed at 16:07 to Norwich with the same c/s
Landing at 19:39 is "Army Air 520" Defender AL.2 ZG997 ..parking on stand 6


Training Flights
Training today were:
"Ascot 404" Atlas C.1 ZM402 ..go-rounds 12:00, 12:14 and departed to Newquay
ZM402
Picture credit StuC 

"Navy 848" Hawk T.1 XX261 ..go-round 12:10 and departed to the West
"Aeros 50" Tecnam P2006T G-TECD ..go-round 15:16 and departed to Gloucester
"Blackadder 01" Beech 76 Duchess G-BZNN ..go-round 15:49 and departed to Bournemouth

Ad Hoc charters/One off Airliner movements
Departing at 17:29 to St.Athan is "GLNKS" JS31 G-LNKS 
Due in from Dublin at 18:25 is BCY9438 "City Ireland 438" RJ85 EI-RJG ..landed 18:26 parking on stand 11 ..departs Saturday PM 

Based Aircraft Movements
Residents active today: G-AZCZG-BVMAG-JANN 

BAMC Happenings
Landing at 11:08 from Gatwick is BAW9177 "Speedbird 9177" B772 G-VIIW
G-VIIW B777
Picture credit Keith Morgan

MOD St Athan Runway in use 26 ..to 08 11:30 ..to 26 c13:50
Residents active today: G-BYVW, G-BYWAG-BYWD, G-CPAS  
Landing at 17:32 from Cardiff is "GLNKS" JS31 G-LNKS ..parking at Horizon
Due in this evening from LCLK/Larnaca is Yakutia B752 VQ-BMW ..postponed until tomorrow

Interesting OTT
06:41 EB FL370 at TOPRO VVLL820 P-8A 168757   
08:25 NB FL380 at CDF NKS9639 A320 N639NK ..delivery to Spirit Airlines
08:29 EB FL230 at VLN "Reach 206" KC-135R 62-3538
08:34 EB FL390 at DIKAS CLX789 B748 LX-VCL ..delivery to Cargolux
09:54 NB FL240 at CDF FMY8046 TBM700 139 ..14:33 SB FL170 at CDF
12:03 EB FL350 at DIKAS "Reach 237" C-17A 99-0059
16:44 WB FL340 at DIKAS "Reach 983" C-17A 08-8199  

Boards Friday 06/03/2015

Scheduled Arrivals

STAFlightCallsignFromTypeOperatorIdentityLandedComments
02:00NPT027CNeptune 27CEast MidlandsG-MANO 01:37
07:55T34641Eastflight 14RNewcastleG-MAJD 07:45
09:10EI3290Stobart 90CWDublinEI-FAS 08:51
09:50KL1059KLM 13NAmsterdamPH-EZR 09:44
09:50LNQ231Fast Link 231RAF ValleyG-LNKS 09:24
09:50WX301City Ireland 01BEdinburghEI-EHH 09:38
13:40BE281Jersey 4LGBelfast CityG-JECO 13:36
14:40WX287City Ireland 87NParis OrlyEI-EHH 14:32
16:50KL1063KLM 51RAmsterdamPH-KZA 16:40
17:35LNQ235Fast Link 235RAF ValleyG-LNKS17:10
18:40T34095Eastflight 95VAberdeen/NewcastleG-MAJD 18:37
19:55TOM6555Thomson 61XTenerife SurG-FDZT19:48
20:30EI3298Stobart 98CWDublin


21:30KL1069KLM 1069Amsterdam


21:50WX305City Ireland 05FEdinburgh


Scheduled Departures

STDFlightCallsignDestinationTypeOperatorIdentityDepartedComments
02:45NPT023YNeptune 23YBournemouthG-MANO 02:32 Off 12
06:00KL1058KLM 1058AmsterdamPH-KZT 06:08
06:10WX300City Ireland 30EEdinburghEI-EHH 06:17
07:40LNQ230Fast Link 230RAF ValleyG-LNKS 07:42
08:20T34032Eastflight 82FNewcastle/AberdeenG-MAJD 08:20
09:35EI3291Stobart 91CWDublinEI-FAS 09:40
10:20WX286City Ireland 86CParis OrlyEI-EHH 10:26
10:25KL1060KLM 14NAmsterdamPH-EZR 10:34
10:30TOM6554Thomson 8YGTenerife SurG-FDZT 10:37
14:05BE282Jersey 6MABelfast CityG-JECO 14:14
15:25LNQ234Fast Link 234RAF ValleyG-LNKS 15:26
17:25KL1064KLM 52RAmsterdamPH-KZA17:26
18:10WX304City Ireland 34AEdinburghEI-EHH 18:14
19:15T34648Eastflight 84RNewcastleG-MAJD 19:08
21:00EI3299Stobart 99CWDublin


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