John Osmond, Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs, told us "Cardiff Airport is in the wrong place in relation to the population of the region."
The think tank has acknowledged that Bristol Airport is more successful, but argues that neither existing airport is in an ideal location, or has good enough regional transport links.
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The 47-year-old was formally unveiled as Sunderland manager on Monday morning just days after deciding not to renew his contract with Wales.
Not a particularly pleasant start to the week with wet and windy conditions for much of Wales. But it will feel incredibly mild!
It is understood the FAW is keen to replace Chris Coleman, with a Welshman, putting Pulis right in the frame for vacant post.