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Header Picture: Tornado GR.1 ZA355/TAA guarding the gate at Swansea (Mark Little)

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Future Events

Listed below are events which may increase the chances of extra flights into mainly Cardiff Airport but also Cardiff Heliport. Generally information as regards these flights are likely to appear of the SWAG facebook page a few days prior to the event but if advance information is available then it hopefully listed below

Firstly Rugby Fixtures The following matches are due to take place for the Welsh International team.

2017 Autumn Series
Wales - Australia 
Wales - Georgia 

2018 Championship 
Wales - Scotland Sat 3rd February 2018
England - Wales - Sat 10th February 2018
Ireland - Wales - Sat 24th February 2018
Wales - Italy - Sun 11th March 2018
Wales - France - Sat 17th March 2018

2019 Championship
France v Wales, Friday 1st/2nd February
Italy v Wales, Saturday 9/10 February
Wales v England, Saturday 23/24 February
Scotland v Wales, Saturday 9/10 March
Wales - Ireland, Say 16 March

Other Rugby Fixtures The following matches are due to take place for the Welsh regions but it is limited to games involved cup competitions - please note the dates of these may change so dont plan anything until confirmed by club or media 

Fri, 08 Dec Newport Dragons v Enissey 
Fri, 15 Dec Newport Dragons v Newcastle Falcons
Sat 9 Dec Scarlets  Benetton Rugby
Sat 16 Dec Benetton Rugby Scarlets
Thu 11 Jan 2018 Cardiff Blues v Toulouse
Thu 18 Jan 2018 Lyon Cardiff Blues
11/12/13/14 Jan 2018 Union Bordeaux-Begles - Newport Dragons
18/19/20/21 Jan 2018 Newport Dragons - Union Bordeaux-Begles
19/20/21 Jan 2018 Scarlets v RC Toulon

Football Fixtures The following matches are due to take place for the Welsh International team.

Premiership [Swansea F.C] and Championship [Cardiff] Matches
Generally both clubs tend to use Cardiff airport when travelling to away matches but when playing at home Swansea do have regular visiting clubs using the airport. However information will tend to be placed on the daily blog rather than this page.

Other Events The following events may result in extra flights.
27 May 2018 - Start of preparations for the Volvo Round the World Yacht Race - week leading up to the 8th June large numbers of visitors are expected to visit Cardiff Bay.

S.W.A.G. Editorial Information Board

Notice to Readers
: You are fully welcome to use information from our site, all we ask is that the South Wales Aviation Group are credited. Please don't copy whole sections of the blog for use on your own site. The site is produced by aviation enthusiasts for aviation enthusiasts and is not intended for official use in any way ..regards the SWAG team.

Editorial Information
: In the "Editors on Line" section on the sidebar you will see a list of the SWAG editors currently online, the star * next to one of their names denotes the editor who has primacy at the time and any emails/information should be directed to that person. The editors are: Spud, Phantom2, AndyD, Stef, MikeyF (future events) and RichT ..contributing photographers are: StuC, IanG, RichT, Mark Pearce, Matthew Blunt, Hugh Trainer, Ginge Little, Keith Morgan and Phil Watkins

Please continue to send in your pics for use as the header. I would like them cropped to as near to 1600X500 as possible as this makes it easier for me to edit and fit on the site. I will try and change the picture every Sunday ..Regards IanG

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