CARDIFF AVIATION CONCLUDES AIR DJIBOUTI CONTRACT ON TIME AND UNDER BUDGET

Cardiff Aviation has handed over control of Air Djibouti to local management, after successfully completing its contract with the Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority (DPFZA) to establish the airline’s operational framework and facilitated funding for its expansion. Air Djibouti was a product of Cardiff Aviation’s exciting ‘airline-in-a-box’ concept – a process that sees the…


CARDIFF AVIATION KEEPS SIR NORMAN WISDOM ‘UP IN THE WORLD’ WITH NEW BOEING 737 FOR ALBAWINGS’ ALBANIAN OPERATIONS

Cardiff Aviation Chairman Bruce Dickinson has personally delivered the latest aircraft to join the company’s ACMI fleet to Albawings in Albania – with the Boeing 737-400 taking its name from the Mediterranean nation’s unlikely British cult hero. Sir Norman Wisdom (Mr. Pitkin) made its maiden voyage from Cardiff Aviation’s world-class MRO facilities at St. Athan…


CARDIFF AVIATION DELIVERS FIRST BOEING 737 FOR NEW AIR DJIBOUTI COMMERCIAL FLEET

Delivery flight signals Djibouti’s growing status as global trade and investment hub Today Air Djibouti took delivery of the first Boeing 737 aircraft in Djibouti in preparation for the launch of Air Djibouti’s new commercial operations. His Excellency Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr Aboubaker Omar Hadi, Chairman of Air Djibouti,…


ACES HIGH: BRUCE DICKINSON COMPLETES 747 TRAINING FOR IRON MAIDEN WORLD TOUR

Iron Maiden frontman and Cardiff Aviation chairman Bruce Dickinson has completed his 747 pilot training, ready to fly the band on their The Book of Souls world tour on board Ed Force One. Dickinson, who is already qualified to fly a variety of aircraft ranging from Fokker triplanes to the Boeing 737, has now clocked…