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Cardiff Airport CEO appointed

The former Managing Director of Cardiff Airport Jon Horne is returning as its new Chief Executive Officer, it has been announced. Last week the Welsh Government reached an agreement to buy the airport.

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Cardiff Airport CEO: 'Task ahead won't be easy'

The newly-appointed CEO of Cardiff Airport says taking charge of the struggling premises 'will not be an easy task'.

Jon Horne added that he plans to 'listen to what people want from their airport and what businesses want'.

I am delighted at being given the opportunity to take charge of Cardiff Airport once again at this very exciting time and I will do everything I possibly can to deliver an airport of which the people of Wales can once again be rightfully proud.

I recognise the task will not be an easy one, nor will it happen overnight, but I will not spare any effort in addressing the challenges ahead.

– Jon Horne, Chief Executive Officer of Cardiff International Airport

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