Cardiff Airport

“Getting another full-service carrier added to your airline roll call is always a big occasion,” suggests Marc Watkins, Aviation Development Manager at Cardiff Airport. “So having Air France back at Cardiff for the first time in four years has created a buzz at the airport and in our catchment – and it means that our […]

June 15, 2023 | Air Service Event News

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“The next 12 months will give us the opportunity to hopefully put the pandemic and last year’s staff resource issues that blighted the whole industry finally behind us,” says Cardiff Airport Aviation Development Manager Marc Watkins. “From last year’s solid base, we have the foundation to work from which will ultimately lead to a full […]

February 21, 2023 | Air Service Event News

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“Getting a major carrier’s tailfin added to your airline roll call is always a big deal,” suggests Marc Watkins, Aviation Development Manager at Cardiff Airport. “So seeing the Aer Lingus tailfin here for the first time in eight years has created a buzz at the airport and in our catchment.” Aer Lingus’ five times weekly […]

October 12, 2022 | Air Service Event News

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Last month saw Wizz Air UK open its fourth base in the UK, when the ULCC commenced services from Cardiff Airport on 8 April. “We’re delighted to welcome the opening of the Wizz Air base, as it marks a real turning point for the airport in its post-Covid recovery revival plans,” said Marc Watkins, Aviation […]

May 17, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Marc Watkins Cardiff

My brief is very clear – farming first, hunting later,” says Cardiff Airport’s new Aviation Development Manager Marc Watkins. “So for the immediate future I will be working to ensure that those airlines that have already invested in Cardiff are well-looked after.” In 2022 TUI, KLM, Wizz Air UK, Ryanair, Vueling, Loganair and Eastern Airways have already developed […]

February 22, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Marc Watkins Cardiff

Cardiff Airport is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Watkins as its new Aviation Development Manager. Watkins brings to the post over 25 years of experience in the UK aviation sector, including working in account management and route development roles for over 13 years at Birmingham and Coventry Airports. As well as running his […]

January 10, 2022 | News & Analysis