CAERDAV BUILDS COMMERCIAL TEAM WITH TWO NEW SENIOR APPOINTMENTS

Independent MRO and ATO, Caerdav, has welcomed two new senior members to its commercial team, highlighting the company’s strong position in the industry and its ambition for continued growth. Richard Pitts-Robinson joins as Caerdav’s new Business Development Manager, with Gary Munro taking the role of Commercial Executive. Both bring a wealth of experience and have…


CAERDAV LAUNCHES NEW APS-MCC COURSE FOR PILOTS

Caerdav has launched a new Enhanced MCC Training to Airline Pilot Standards (APS-MCC) course, designed to provide an ‘all-in-one’ qualification for those looking to begin a career as a commercial pilot. The course brings together separate programmes already offered by the South Wales-based pilot training company into a single extended bloc of classroom learning and…


EASYJET CHECKS IN WITH CAERDAV FOR WINTER AIRCRAFT INSPECTIONS

Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company Caerdav has been appointed by easyJet to carry out essential aircraft end-of-lease checks and repairs. The international airline has initially put two Airbus A319s through Caerdav’s maintenance hangars following a busy summer flight schedule, before the aircraft are returned to their lessors. easyJet chose Caerdav after being impressed by…


AEROTRANSCARGO SELECTS CAERDAV’S CUTTING-EDGE BOEING 747 SIMULATION FACILITY FOR PILOT TRAINING

Global cargo charter airline AeroTransCargo (ATC) is to put 60 pilots through Caerdav’s 747 simulator training centre, after being impressed with its high-quality facilities at Cardiff Airport. ATC will use Caerdav’s EASA-approved Boeing 747-400 aircraft simulators to provide its pilots with half-yearly recurrent training on the Queen of the Skies, which will include emergency procedures…


CAERDAV SIGNS MoU WITH MOBH GROUP TO DEVELOP MAJOR AVIATION CENTRE IN SOUTH WALES

Caerdav, the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and pilot training company in South Wales, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai-based MOBH Group which will see millions of pounds pumped into developing new training and maintenance facilities. Under the MoU, Caerdav will create a centre of excellence for commercial aviation training…


CAERDAV LAUNCHES LINE MAINTENANCE STATION FOR ASL AIRLINES FRANCE

Caerdav has launched its new operator support service, by establishing a dedicated line maintenance station for ASL Airlines France. The new facility, located at Cardiff Airport, will provide routine maintenance for ASL Airlines France Boeing 737 NG aircraft, operating on wet-lease for other airlines. Yves Groshenry, Technical Director, ASL Airlines France, says: “Our aircraft will…


CARDIFF AVIATION ANNOUNCES CHANGE OF NAME TO CAERDAV

Cardiff Aviation, the aircraft maintenance and training business located in South Wales, has announced it is changing its name to Caerdav, effective immediately. The name change reflects the company’s commitment to more closely integrating its training and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) arms, and its intention to rapidly grow in the near future. The move…


CARDIFF AVIATION SECURES FAA REPAIR STATION APPROVAL

The Federal Aviation Authority has issued Cardiff Aviation with approval to act as a Part-145 Air Repair Station. The MRO will now be permitted to provide airframe and powerplant repairs on aircraft used by operators regulated by the US national aviation authority. With Cardiff Aviation already holding EASA Part-145 approval, the company now has the…


CARDIFF AVIATION WINS REPEAT TUI MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

TUI Airways has chosen Cardiff Aviation for a new aircraft maintenance pipeline, comprising of 17 aircraft. Under the contract, TUI Airways, a leading leisure airline, will now put a series of Boeing 737-800s, 757s and a 767 through the St. Athan Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility for a wide variety of engineering works. Cardiff…


CARDIFF AVIATION APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Cardiff Aviation has appointed Joachim Jones as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for managing the company’s MRO and training operations. In what is a new position for Cardiff Aviation, Jones will focus on strengthening the company’s MRO and global line maintenance provision, as well as developing new investment opportunities to secure long-term business growth. Jones, 45,…