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2011-12-02 14:00:00

Cardiff International, Inc. today announced they are now current and in good standings with the SEC (Security Exchange Commission) and have successfully launched their Mission Tuition Rewards program. Las Vegas NV (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Cardiff International, Inc. (Symbol: OTCBB: CDIF) (OTCQB: CDIF) today announced they are now current and in good standings with the SEC (Security Exchange Commission) and have successfully launched their Mission Tuition Rewards program. About Cardiff...

2008-10-04 18:00:17

By Peter Collins ANGRY residents campaigning against plans to build an access road to Cardiff International Airport mounted a protest in Barry yesterday. The Welsh Assembly Government has asked for the public's view on three options for a road to the airport. But many people in the Vale do not want to see a new road at all. A report on the three options was presented to the Vale of Glamorgan Council's cabinet yesterday members of an anti-access road action group held a demonstration...

2008-09-26 18:00:39

THE UK's main air traffic control centre suffered a computer glitch last night that saw scores of flights cancelled and delayed. The problem started just before 4pmwhen a fault occurred at one of the systems at Swanwick Air Traffic Control Centre in Hampshire. This led air traffic control company NATS to restrict the number of planes entering UK airspace as well as those taking off from major UK airports, including Cardiff International Airport, causing serious disruption. But a NATS...

2008-09-20 21:00:25

A NORTH WALES airport that runs flights between Anglesey and South Wales wants to extend its range of routes, it was reported yesterday. The airport, which runs two daily flights between Valley in Anglesey and Cardiff, wants to introduce flights from North Wales to London and Dublin. It is less than two years since the airport introduced its North-South link - a 45-minute route, currently subsidised by the Assembly Government. Officials at the airline have said the proposals are still...

2008-09-12 18:00:24

CARDIFF Airport has signed up an airline to take over bankrupt budget carrier Zoom's flights to Canada. Flyglobe span will offer flights from Cardiff Airport to Hamilton, near Toronto, with prices frompounds 179 one-way. Weekly Sunday services to Canada will run from June until September next year. It is three weeks since 67 passengers were stranded in Cardiff after Zoom went into administration and cancelled all flights across the UK and Canada. Flyglobespan CEO Rick Green said:...

2008-09-12 18:00:24

WALES' national airport was yesterdaynamedthe best airport in the UKfor on-time performance. Asurvey conducted by the Civil Aviation Authority, which reviewed the performance of 75 airports with the greatest number of passengers worldwide, showed an average of 87% of flights departing from Cardiff International Airport were on time. At Heathrow, 65.9% left on time, 72.4%at Bristol and 78.9% at Birmingham. Cardiff also had the second shortest delay times in the UK. Spencer Birns,...

2008-09-09 18:00:22

BUDGET transatlantic airline Zoom has appointed administrators. The Canadian airline, which collapsed as 67 travellers on one of its jets waited to take off at Cardiff International Airport on August 28, has appointed business advisers PKF to assess its debts and assets in the UK A spokesman for PKF said the firm's chances of surviving administration were "slim" and warned there were unlikely to be any funds to pay creditors, including Cardiff International Airport. Senior partner...

2008-08-30 09:00:46

Cardiff Airport says it will work with a trouble-hit airline to continue flights to Toronto and Vancouver from Cardiff. Zoom yesterday announced that it is seeking creditor protection, and the administrator is involved. A spokeswoman for Cardiff Airport said the routes "have proved extremely popular" with travellers from Wales and Canada, and have been expanded in the past 12 months. She said: "The problems experienced by Zoom are entirely due to the rise in aviation fuel price, and...

2008-07-26 18:00:28

By Ben Glaze WITH its bracing North Sea air, Aberdeen is an unlikely dream destination for South Wales air passengers. But Scotland's Granite City today emerged as the surprise leader in a poll to find the most sought-after new route from Cardiff International Airport. It beat the shopping haven of New York into fifth and fashion capital Milan into ninth in a survey of destinations business flyers would like to see operated from the Rhoose terminal. Aberdeen's highlights include...

2008-07-26 18:00:28

CARDIFF International Airport is launching a new range of services for elderly and disabled passengers. It follows the introduction of new EU legislation on passenger rights. From Monday, Cardiff International Airport will offer facilities including assistance call points in the car parks and outside the terminal; a special assistance reception desk in the check-in hall; and assistance for passengers travelling outbound and inbound: through check-in, security and for embarking and...