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Major boost for UK and London economy as London City Airport receives planning permission for expansion

27/07/2016

London City Airport has today received planning permission for expansion from the UK Government which will enable the airport to welcome 6.5 million passengers by 2025 and inject £1.5 billion ...read more

 

London City Airport introduces Facebook Messenger to check flight information

26/07/2016

London City Airport is the first airport in the UK to enable customers to use Facebook Messenger to find out the latest real-time information about their flight. Following a short trial period, ...read more

 

Flybe's new route to Rennes takes off from London City Airport

20/07/2016

Europe's largest regional airline now flying from the heart of London to Brittany's capital six times a week Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has ...read more

 

Newham schools compete to suggest new destinations and gain hands-on work experience

20/07/2016

Students from Eastlea Community School and Cumberland School in Newham will receive 1-to-1 business mentoring from London City Airport staff following a competitive exercise to propose a new destination ...read more

 

Royal shortbread, posh tea and the famous red bus: the most popular gifts and souvenirs at London City Airport are best of British

19/07/2016

Shortbread leads the top 10 of gifts and souvenirs sold at the airport, with sales buoyant on special edition packs following Queen's 90th birthday YouGov survey reveals that ...read more

 

London City Airport’s guide helps international visitors understand what Brits say during summer versus what they actually mean

08/07/2016

The airport de-mystifies 14 statements and phrases visitors might hear on British shores and helps British holidaymakers to Europe learn the lingo Brits are renowned for understatement ...read more

 

Forget football, head to sunny Alicante

28/06/2016

England and Spain have a new happier connection thanks to the launch of British Airways flights from London City Airport to Alicante. As the two countries commiserated on their joint exit from ...read more

 

London City Airport's Volunteering Fortnight is most successful ever with 375 staff hours contributed

21/06/2016

London City Airport staff spent a collective total of 375 hours volunteering this month as part of the airport's Volunteering Fortnight (31 May -12 June). Fifty-one airport staff took ...read more

 

Some Oompah for New German Routes from London City Airport

20/06/2016

There was more than a bit of ‘oomph' for the launch of new British Airways flights to Germany from London City Airport this weekend with a rousing send-off from the Die Dorf Fest Kapelle ...read more

 

Posh pooch shampoo, John West tuna, £40,000 cash and snow globes:

11/05/2016

London City Airport reveals the most unusual and commonly confiscated items of the year London City Airport has revealed the top 10 most common and most ...read more

 

Re-discovered promotional video makes London air travel in the 1990s look and sound amazing

04/05/2016

A nostalgic 8-minute film by London City Airport from c.1993 was found on a VHS by Air Traffic Engineer Vic Abbott - buried in his attic Retro scenes of Canary Wharf and the London ...read more

 

More Alitalia flights between London and Milan

03/05/2016

From the heart of London to the heart of Milan in less than two hours Alitalia adds more flights between London and Milan introducing a fifth daily service between London City ...read more

 

From the Docklands to the Dordogne - Tout Suite

03/05/2016

A great French icon made a flying visit to London City Airport this week to celebrate the launch of new British Airways flights to Bergerac. The vintage Citroen 2CV represented the best of France's ...read more

 

London City Airport awarded by Airports Council International for reducing its carbon footprint

26/04/2016

The Airports Council International (ACI) has awarded London City with its Stage 3 Airport Carbon Accreditation The improvement means that the airport is on course for a 20% reduction ...read more

 

London City Airport launches 5-point Newham Community Pledge as airport expansion receives support from East London businesses

21/04/2016

London City Airport has renewed its commitment to the local Newham community in a pledge distributed to over 30,000 households in the borough The five points of promise include increased ...read more

 

New research shows London City Airport enables £11 billion of European trade as London’s business decision-makers back airport’s expansion

05/04/2016

As the planning public inquiry on London City Airport expansion closes and the airport records its busiest ever single day - Oxford Economics report shows 5% of all UK exports to key European ...read more

 

New Spanish Route from London City

31/03/2016

British Airways is to launch a new leisure service to Alicante from London City to cover the busy holiday season this summer. The new flights to the heart of Spain's Costa Blanca will ...read more

 

Flybe to Provide City to City Air Link from Cardiff

22/03/2016

Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has stepped in quickly with the news today (23rd March 2016) that it will operate up to four 'rescue flights' on weekdays, and two a day on weekends between ...read more

 

Launch of New German Routes from City Airport

11/03/2016

British Airways is strengthening its German network and aircraft fleet at London City Airport this summer with two new routes and an additional Embraer 190 jet. New three-a-day flights will ...read more

 

London City Airport Sale Confirmed

26/02/2016

Alberta Investment Management Corporation, on behalf of its clients ("AIMCo"), OMERS, Ontario Teachers; Pension Plan ("OTPP") and Wren House Infrastructure Management Limited ("Wren House"), the infrastructure ...read more

 

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