Aer Lingus Regional flights ceased on Monday after ten years serving Cardiff Airport. The Aer Lingus Regional flights were operated by Stobart Air and their previous brand Aer Arann and commenced during the summer of 2006. Prior to the recession Aer Arann once operated a mixed fleet of 50 seater ATR-42 and 72 seat ATR-72 to Dublin, Cork, Galway along with a summer service to Lorient.
Only the Dublin and Cork services survived the recession however the later was dropped several years ago leaving Dublin as their sole route from the airport operating up to twice daily.
The Cardiff to Dublin route remains a feature on the Cardiff Airport departure screens as Flybe operate the service up to twice daily using their 118 seater jet.