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    Header Picture: Bhutan Airlines A319-112 A5-BAC arriving at St Athan 24th July 2018 (James Thomas)

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    St.Athan - Cardiff Aviation

    Cardiff Aviation

    Movements in and out of the Twin Peaks complex for 2018 are as follows.
    For 2012-2017 movements see the Archive section on the top dropdown menu.
    Complete movements list excel download here

    The following listing is split into two, firstly the MRO movements followed by the Airline operations. .

    Cardiff Aviation Ltd

    Aviation maintenance, engineering, technical services and training group launched in 2012 by Bruce Dickinson and Mario Fulgoni.

    G-BNWX Boeing 767-336ER (25832) British Airways ..arrived 10/05/18 from Heathrow as BAW9276 ..departed 19/05/18 to Heathrow as BAW9279 
    Picture credit IanG

    G-BZHC Boeing 767-336ER (29232) British Airways ..arrived 04/05/18 from Heathrow as BAW9270 ..departed 10/05/18 to Heathrow as BAW9275

    C-GMWN Boeing 737-8K5/W (37251) Sunwing Airlines ..arrived 02/05/18 from CYYZ/Toronto as "Sunwing 9936" ..re-registered G-TAWN 04/05/18 ..departed 08/05/18 to Gatwick as TOM9267    
    Picture credit IanG

    G-CELF Boeing 737-377 (24302) Ex Jet 2 ..arrived 26/04/18 from Newcastle as EXS035E "Channex 035E" for spares recovery prior to scrapping
    Boeing 737 -377 G-CELF Jet2
    Picture credit James Thomas

    C-GWVB Boeing 737-8K5/W (37242) Sunwing Airlines ..arrived 25/04/18 from CYYZ/Toronto as SWG9986 for post winter lease checks ..re-registered G-TAWB 27/04/18 ..departed 30/04/18 to Cardiff as TOM9829 

    G-TAWV Boeing 737-8K5/W (41662) TUI Airways ..arrived 22/04/18 from East Midlands as TOM9277 "TUI Air 9277" ..departed 25/04/18 to Birmingham as TOM9263 
    Boeing 737 -800 G-TAWV TUI
    Picture credit James Thomas

    G-FDZE Boeing 737-8K5/W (35137) TUI Airways ..arrived 15/04/18 from Manchester as "TUI Air 9232" ..departed 27/04/18 to Manchester as "TUI Air 9017"
    Boeing 737 -8K5 G-FDZE TUI
    Picture credit James Thomas

    C-GSWL Boeing 737-8K5/W (37243) Sunwing Airlines ..arrived 03/04/18 from CYYZ/Toronto as SWG9974 for post winter lease checks, re-registered G-TAWL 04/04/18 ..departed 06/04/18 to Gatwick as "TUI Air 9250"
    Picture credit StuC

    N120WF Boeing 737-46J(SF) (27213) Challenge Aviation ..arrived 27/02/18 from LFMT/Montpellier as JTN8007 for maintenance ..reg canx 19/04/18, re-reg G-CKUZ 20/04/18 to International Spray Solutions Ltd
    Boeing 737 -46J(SF) N120WF Vallair
    Picture credit James Thomas

    G-MISG Boeing 737-3L9 (27833) Cello Aviation ..arrived 26/02/18 from Liverpool as CLJ101 for scheduled maintenance ..departed 03/04/18 to Bournemouth as CLJ101T 
    Boeing 737 -3L9 G-MISG Cello Aviation
    Picture credit James Thomas

    OE-LCE Airbus A321-211 (1629) ex niki ..arrived 08/02/18 from LOWW/Vienna as HG126P for storage ..re-reg D-ASTM 04/18
     for Germania ..departed 06/04/18 to Norwich as "DASTM"
    Picture credit StuC
    Picture credit StuC

    5N-BQN Boeing 767-352ER/W (26261) Med-View Airlines ..flown Lagos-Cardiff-St Athan 24-25/11/17 for maintenance
    Boeing 767 5B-BQN Med View
    Picture credit James Thomas

    Cardiff Aviation Malta Ltd

    European ACMI/charter company operating on a Maltese AOC. Originally a joint (50/50) venture between VVB Aviation UK and Cardiff Aviation and named VVB Aviation Malta Ltd. The company was renamed Cardiff Aviation Malta Ltd in early 2017.
    This operation possibly ceased during 2017.

    9H-AMW Boeing 737-4Q8 (26281) ex Goodyear store ..arrived 15/06/16 from Goodyear via Bangor and Keflavik as "9HAMW" ..albawings.com titles applied early 12/16 and departed 09/12/16 to Tirana as AWT132 on lease ..returned 07/02/17 from Tirana as AWT133 ..departed 25/02/17 to Djibouti via Larnaca ..returned 07/04/17 from Djibouti via Larnaca as "9HAMW" ..departed 15/04/17 to Djibouti via Larnaca as "9HAMW"  ..believed sold/returned to Aerotron or Air Horizont ..leased to Blue Panorama from 06/17 in hybrid scheme and operated by Air Horizont
    VVB Aviation Malta Boeing 737-400 9H-AMW 09DEC16 (Albawings livery) (1)
    Picture credit Gerallt Marsh

    SX-MAH Boeing 737-405 (24643) ex Luftline Georgia ..arrived 10/03/16 from Tbilisi via Cardiff as 4L-GSN ..re-reg 06/16 as 9H-KAT ..repainted into Air Mediterranean scheme early 12/16  ..believed sold/returned to Aerotron ..departed 06/12/16 to Athens on lease ..re-reg SX-MAH 27/12/16
    VVB Aviation / Air Mediterranean Boeing 737-405 ln 1860 9H-KAT
    Picture credit Dan Williams

    SX-MAI Boeing 737-4K5 (24901) ..arrived 24/06/15 from LIRN/Naples as 9H-HER SGO001 ..re-reg 9H-VVB 08/15 ..painted in Air Djibouti scheme early 08/16 and departed on contract 09/08/16 ..returned 28/02/17 ..departed back to Djibouti via Larnaca 10/04/17 ..lease ended c05/17 and repainted all white at unknown location ..believed sold/returned to Aerotron ..leased to Air Mediterranean 07/17 and re-reg SX-MAI 24/07/17
    Picture credit StuC

    ZS-DJI Boeing 767-216ER (23624) ex Aeronexus Corporate ..arrived 07/10/15 from Bournemouth ..planned for Air Djibouti and operated by VVB ..hangared for maintenance ..03/18, outside with reg over-painted ..moved to eCube apron 03/18
    Picture credit StuC 

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