The first flight on the new route between Cardiff and Doha in Qatar has landed in Wales.
The new service will connect Cardiff to more than 150 business and leisure destinations worldwide.
The start of the route was marked when the Airbus A350-900, whose wings are made in North wales, landed at Cardiff airport. It will go on to be served by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
The airport has been under the ownership of the Welsh Government since March 2013 when it was purchased for £52m.
Since that time, improvements have been made to the terminal and a number of new routes have been introduced.