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Press releases published in 2007

 

AIR ONE LAUNCHES LONDON CITY - ROME

09/01/2007

Yesterday, Monday 08 January 2007, London City Airport welcomed Air One, Italy's first privately owned airline, who touched down at 09:40 to launch their Rome, Fiumicino service. <br ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT WELCOMES NEW CHAIRMAN

16/01/2007

Today, Tuesday 16 January 2007, London City Airport welcomed their new Non Executive Chairman, Roy Griffins. Roy joins London City Airport following the last two years as Director General of the Airports ...read more

London City Airport Not Affected By British Airways Strikes

29/01/2007

London City Airport can confirm that British Airways services from City Airport are not affected by the proposed 48 hour strike scheduled for 30 - 31 January 2007.British Airways ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT - VOTED BEST IN THE UK

02/02/2007

The public voted London City Airport as the 'Best UK Airport'. The title has been awarded by readers of the consumer travel publication 'Wanderlust'.Commenting on this accolade, Charles Buchanan, ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT SUPPORTS CITIZENSHIP WEEK

06/02/2007

Yesterday, Monday 05 February 2007, Britannia Village Primary School visited London City Airport as part of their Citizenship Week Programme. Through visiting the Airport the students in Year ...read more

2007 LONDON CITY AIRPORT YOUNG AVIATION DESIGNERS’ COMPETITION - RESULTS

14/02/2007

Today, Wednesday 14 February 2007, London City Airport launched the 2007 Young Aviation Designers' Competition. The competition was launched in partnership with St. John's Community Centre ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT TAKE ON THE EASTSIDE YOUNG LEADERS’ ACADEMY IN BADMINTON TOURNAMENT

19/02/2007

On Friday 16 February, London City Airport hosted a Doubles Badminton Tournament, where Airport staff challenged students from the Eastside Young Leaders' Academy (EYLA). The challenge was ...read more

ROSETTA SCHOOL GREET BARNABY BEAR AS HE TOUCHES DOWN AT LONDON CITY AIRPORT

28/02/2007

On Wednesday 28 February 2007 at 10:00 Barnaby Bear touched down at London City Airport. Ready to welcome him back to London were all his friends from Year 2 at Rosetta School, who he helps to ...read more

Northolt Jet Centre Supports RAF Families Day

05/04/2007

Northolt Jet Centre PPS presented a cheque for £3,000, to RAF Northolt, sponsoring one of the many attractions at the RAF annual charity event &lsquo;Families Day' taking place on Saturday ...read more

SAS’ NEW OSLO SERVICE STRENGTHENS AIRLINE’S LONDON CITY AIRPORT OFFER

29/03/2007

- Demand for stronger business links between London's financial district and Scandinavia leads to SAS consolidating its London City Airport services - One way fares from only £58.00 ...read more

LateRooms lands deal with City Airport

17/04/2007

LateRooms.com is set to provide hotel booking facilities for London City Airport's 2.4 million annual customers.The late availability hotel specialist will integrate its hotel booking system ...read more

PRIVATEJET CELEBRATES ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY

25/04/2007

Yesterday, PrivateJet, London City Airport's worldwide executive jet charter brokering service, celebrated its first birthday and predicts growth of 100% for their second year of operation.John ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

25/04/2007

Since the purchase of London City Airport in December 2006 we have seen the introduction of 11 new services leading to growth ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT AND NEWHAM SHOWCASE LOCAL TALENT

10/05/2007

The London City Airport Annual Art Awards sponsored by Newham are a art competition for artists and photographers, either amateur or professional, living within the local vicinity of the Airport. <br ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT STAFF GET IN TUNE FOR CHARITY SING SONG

14/05/2007

London City Airport has launched charity karaoke nights at venues across Newham in aid of Richard House Childrens' Hospice. Anyone working or living in Newham is welcome to take part in ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT ANNOUNCES NEW AIRCRAFT STANDS

21/05/2007

London City Airport today announced a major investment in the growth of the Airport. It has placed a contract worth £19m with support services and construction company Carillion for the ...read more

London City Airport Fun Day 2007

22/05/2007

Preparations are under way for London City Airport's eleventh annual Fun Day. Taking place on 7 July 2007, London City Airport Fun Day promises an exciting day out for ...read more

London City Airport’s Jet Centre Scoops Best Airport Award

25/05/2007

London City Airport's Jet Centre proudly received NetJets' &lsquo;Best Airport' award at the seventh ...read more

From City to Desert: London City Airport Sponsors OffScreen

04/06/2007

A group of ...read more

London City Airport Annual Art Awards - Winners Announced

05/06/2007

The winners of the 10th London City Airport Annual Art Awards were announced at an award ceremony on Monday 4 June 2007. Sponsored by Newham, the awards are an annual art competition for both ...read more

London City Airport Launches University Prize Scheme

11/06/2007

11 June 2007- London City Airport is proud to announce the launch of its new University Prize Scheme. As part of the airport's Education Excellence Programme, London City Airport invites students ...read more

The London City Airport Fun Day Air Show

19/06/2007

The Air Show at London City Airport's annual Fun Day promises to be a spectacular event this year. Residents of Newham and further afield need only look above from 3.30pm on 7 July to see ...read more

Free Shuttle bus service to and from London City Airport’s Fun Day

20/06/2007

Getting to Fun Day this year is easy thanks to a FREE regular shuttle bus service taking you directly to the airport. Courtesy of East London Buses, the two routes, Red and Yellow, will offer a fast ...read more

London City Airport Supports the Docklands Equestrian Centre

27/06/2007

London City Airport recently helped the Docklands Equestrian Centre in Beckton to remodel its horse trailer. The reconditioning of the vehicle gives budding horse and pony riders from Newham the opportunity ...read more

Fun in the Sun at London City Airport’s Annual Fun Day

09/07/2007

Fun in the Sun at London City Airport's Annual Fun DayVisitors to the eleventh annual London City Airport Fun Day enjoyed a spectacular afternoon as the sun made a welcome guest appearance ...read more

London City Airport’s Star

10/07/2007

The chief executive of London City Airport, Richard Gooding OBE, has been accredited as one of the industry's biggest drivers of change in this year's Business Travel World ...read more

London City Airport Launches New Careers Brochure

20/07/2007

London City Airport launched its new careers brochure, Airport Careers, this week, further strengthening the company's firm commitment to employing people from the local area. Representatives ...read more

Potter Party at London City Airport

27/07/2007

London City Airport recently launched an exciting competition, inviting students of Newham's Drew Primary School to design a book jacket for an imaginary airport version of &lsquo;Harry Potter ...read more

Twenty Years of the London City Airport Consultative Committee

30/07/2007

The London City Airport Consultative Committee (LCACC) celebrated its 20th anniversary in July 2007. To mark the occasion, the chief executive of London City Airport, Richard Gooding, paid tribute ...read more

London City Airport Submits New Planning Application

03/08/2007

London City Airport this week submitted a planning application to enable the growth of the airport up to 2010. Following the Government's Aviation White Paper1 which requires airports to make ...read more

Edinburgh and Dundee join CityJet for Air France network from London City Airport

09/08/2007

Air France is pleased to announce that Edinburgh and Dundee will now fully join the &ldquo;CityJet for Air France&rdquo; network, operating out of London City Airport.&ldquo;CityJet for Air France&rdquo;, ...read more

London City Airport Gets New Coffee Shop

10/08/2007

Following a tender process, London City Airport has selected a new branded concession to join its retail operation. Caff&eacute; Nero, the Italian coffee bar specialists, will locate at a site in the ...read more

SAS Increases Flights As New Oslo Service Takes Off From London City Airport

28/08/2007

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) celebrated today as the airline's inaugural flight from London City Airport direct to Oslo took to ...read more

BRITISH AIRWAYS SALE NOW ON

30/08/2007

British Airways has today (Thursday, August 30) launched an autumn sale to nearly 100 destinations including six direct routes from London City Airport. All-inclusive one-way fares to Glasgow and Edinburgh ...read more

London City to Berlin Tegel: Lufthansa’s New Capital Connection

31/08/2007

Services between London City and Berlin commence twice daily on 14 January 2008The German capital Berlin is the latest destination offered by Lufthansa's growing flight ...read more

Another Record Month for London City Airport

04/09/2007

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Langdon City Tennis Club Enjoys New Marquees

10/09/2007

Children attending the summer tennis camps at Langdon City Tennis Club have been protected from the elements by a donation from London City Airport. Marquees and windbreakers installed by ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT CELEBRATES ITS ANNUAL BURSARY SCHEME

12/09/2007

The annual Bursary scheme set up by London City Airport with London Borough of Newham celebrated its third anniversary in September.The celebration took place at the airport where Richard Gooding ...read more

London City Airport’s Director Swoops Women in Aviation Award

21/09/2007

One of London City Airport's longest standing employees, Sharon Preston, has been awarded the coveted &lsquo;Woman in Aviation' award by Airfinance Journal. Sharon was ...read more

London City Airport Welcomes Austrian Airlines to Vienna

26/09/2007

Commencing 29 October 2007, Austrian Airlines will commence a twice-daily flight to the Austrian capital of Vienna from London's favourite airport. This new route will add to ...read more

Hotel Shuttle Service Launched at London City Airport

04/10/2007

A new hotel shuttle service is being introduced to transport passengers from London City Airport to various Docklands hotels. The new service, commencing 8 October 2007, will operate every thirty ...read more

London City Airport Winter Expo

08/10/2007

On Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th October, Broadgate EC2 will be the location of the first London City Airport Winter Expo. Broadgate is a lively, thriving and exhilarating ...read more

Strasbourg Joins CityJet for Air France into London City Airport

10/10/2007

Air France has further enhanced its CityJet for Air France network from London City Airport, with the announcement that Strasbourg will be linked to the heart of London three times daily from 28 October. ...read more

London City Airport Hits the Hoops

15/10/2007

London City Airport invited local Newham secondary schools to compete in a basketball mini-tournament on Wednesday 26 September 2007. The winning team, Royal Docks Community School, triumphed at 14-10 ...read more

New Fleet for British Airways CityFlyer

18/10/2007

BA CityFlyer, the British Airways wholly owned subsidiary airline, is updating its fleet of regional jets with the acquisition of two Avro RJ85s from spring next year.The ...read more

Huge Boost for Newham as Crossrail is Given Green Light

18/10/2007

The announcement by the Prime Minster to give Crossrail the go-ahead has been warmly welcomed in Newham.Newham Council, together with major businesses, London City Airport ...read more

London City Airport Appoints Milligan

23/10/2007

Retail specialist, Milligan, has been appointed by London City Airport to produce a strategic plan for its growth in time for the Olympic Games in 2012.Milligan ...read more

Austrian Airlines Lands at London City Airport

30/10/2007

Airport passengers were treated to the sounds of live classical music yesterday as Austrian Airlines commenced a new service to Vienna from London City Airport.A string quartet took to London ...read more

London City Airport Appoints Chief Operating Officer

05/11/2007

London City Airport announced today (5 November) the appointment of Scott Stanley with immediate effect as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to Richard Gooding, Chief Executive Officer, ...read more

EAST LONDON GRADUATE JOINS THE LONDON CITY AIRPORT COMMUNITY RELATIONS TEAM

26/11/2007

The London City Airport Community Relations department works hard to further strengthen links with it's neigbours, local community and businesses. Rohima Begum, a graduate from Queen Mary University ...read more

BA Launches Four New Routes from London City Airport

26/11/2007

British Airways is launching four new routes from London City Airport and increasing its network to nine destinations direct from the Docklands airport.Starting ...read more

Christmas Comes Early at Richard House

06/12/2007

A team of staff from London City Airport descended upon East London's Richard House Children's Hospice to present a cheque for £35,000 on 5 December 2007.<br ...read more

AIR FRANCE KLM announces acquisition of VLM Airlines

24/12/2007

Air France-KLM today announces it has reached an agreement on the terms to acquire VLM Airlines, a subsidiary of the Dutch company Panta Holdings B.V. VLM Airlines ...read more

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