Cardiff Airport is the national airport for Wales and a key gateway to the UK, welcoming over 1.58 million passengers annually.
18 airlines currently operate out of Cardiff, including Qatar Airways, KLM, Flybe, TUI and Ryanair. Customers can fly to over 50 direct destinations, including a number of hub airports such as Doha, Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin, Barcelona and Paris Charles de Gaulle, all of which offer connections to more than 900 destinations across the world.
Beginning on 1stMay 2018, Qatar Airways now operates a regular scheduled service to the Middle East with direct flights from Cardiff to Doha, Qatar. The service operates between Cardiff and Hamad International Airport in Doha, which since opening in 2014 is one of the world’s largest hub airports with more than 30 million passengers using the state-of-the-art facilities each year. Via the hub, Qatar Airways connects to more than 160 destinations across six continents including key routes to Australia, Thailand, India, Hong Kong, South Africa and China.
The regular service between Wales and the Middle East with Qatar Airways has created a huge amount of opportunity for businesses to export their products across the world. Every flight from Cardiff to Doha has available capacity of up to 12 tonnes, which is handled initially at Cardiff Airport’s cargo facility and then at Qatar Airways’ world-class freight facility at Hamad International Airport in Doha, before being transported onwards to 160 destinations worldwide.
Cardiff Airport news articles
16 May 2018
Cardiff Airport Hits 1.5m Customer Milestone