The Easter getaway begins just a day after the Welsh Government bought Cardiff Airport for £52million.
On what should be one of the busiest times of the year there was the the all too familiar sight of quiet check in desks and departure lounges at their new purchase today.
One former marketing manager at the Airport has told ITV News that it's a good deal for the Government and the public.
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