Just six months after the Welsh Government controversially bought Cardiff Airport with more than £50m of public money there are hopes that it might be changing its fortunes.
Four new winter routes were announced today and passenger numbers are up 9% in the summer months compared to last year.
But is still early days, as our Business Correspondent Carole Green reports.
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