Jon Horne is the Chief Executive of Cardiff Airport and he says the new routes create 'much needed' destinations out of Cardiff Airport.
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A major review will be published later this morning into student finance and higher education in Wales.
Dull and damp for much of Wales as we start the day, with drier and brighter weather on the way this afternoon.
The heaviest of the rain will ease overnight. Remaining mild but breezy around coastal areas.