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Cardiff Airport could be bought by Welsh government

The Welsh government wants to buy Cardiff Airport from its current owners, First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced.

He said an agreement had been reached with owner TBI and it will work towards a purchase over the next few months.

The airport would be run on a commercial basis by an independent operator on behalf of the government.

BBC Wales business correspondent Nick Servini reports.

  • 18 Dec 2012