dptMAN
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Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:41 am

Just looking at Cardiff Airport website Arrivals/Departures, www.cwlfly.com. Many flights are appearing as diverted to both Bristol and Birmingham. Any news? Here is the Arrivals Board currently:

Live Flight Information: Arrivals Flight No. Airport STA ETA Flight Status
KL1063 Amsterdam 16:40 Diverted To Birmingham
WW2332 Belfast Int'l 18:30 Diverted to Bristol
WW2004 Edinburgh 18:35 Diverted to Bristol
WW8654 Paris/CDG 19:30 Delayed
WOW517 Manchester 20:05 Delayed

Source: Cardiff Airport
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dptMAN
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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:45 am

Just noticed there are also delays and diversions on flights to Bristol.
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Christa
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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:49 am

Was at the airport earlier, there was a MYTA330, BMIbaby 737 and an ATR 42 on the apron. All were going to depart on time, but a lot of the arrival aircraft couldn't land due to the fog that had seemed to turn up at CWL, thus the diversions.

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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:51 am

According to the METAR's at http://www.tmdg.co.uk/weather/ , visibility has been down as low as 200m, with fog at the airport. Presumably it has also affected BRS due to the proximity of the two.
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dptMAN
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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:54 am

Many Thanks. Makes sence now.
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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 5:31 am

Quoting Christa (Reply 2):
there was a MYTA330,

Where was it going to. MYT dont normally have A330's at CWL do they?
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Christa
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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:22 am

Quoting Humberside (Reply 5):
Where was it going to. MYT dont normally have A330's at CWL do they?

I think it came in from MAN, was operating the weekly My Travel, CWL-SFB service.

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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:33 am

Quoting Humberside (Reply 5):
MYT dont normally have A330's at CWL do they?

MYT11 arrived from BHX (I believe it positioned up from LGW as MYT16P)

It's currently at 40000ft, just over two hours away from SFB.

It'll return to BHX via CWL as MYT12 later today
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RE: Cardiff Airport Diversions

Fri Apr 14, 2006 7:33 am

The ILS at CWL was down.
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