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Record passenger numbers in 2008 at London City Airport


London City Airport saw a 12 per cent rise in passenger numbers in 2008 with a record 3.3 million people travelling through the Docklands airport. In spite of the current more




The British Airways ‘family' has expanded at London City Airport with the introduction of new direct services from the Docklands to Denmark. British Airways franchise partner Sun-Air more


London City Airport IT infrastructure Award for Innovation


London City Airport was recognised for its implementation of a Micro DataCentre at the recent Datacentre Leaders' Awards 2008 ceremony. The award commends the state-of-art technology put in place more


London City Airport Named Top UK Airport by Wanderlust Readers


London City Airport received the Gold Award for Top UK Airport, voted by Wanderlust magazine's readers, for the fourth year running. The award, presented by the magazine's Editor-in-Chief more


Dassault’s Falcon 7X Approved for London City Airport Operations


Dassault Falcon today announced that the Falcon 7X recently received approval to fly into London City Airport (LCY). The 7X offers the most range and cabin size of any business jet permitted to more


Get Creative for Your Chance to Win £500, £300 or £200 in the London City Airport Annual Art Awards

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London City Airport Climbs the Business Superbrand Top 500


For the second year running London City Airport has been named a Business Superbrand, ranking amongst a list of the United Kingdom's top 500 business brands including Google and Airbus. London more


Air Southwest to Connect London City to Newquay and Plymouth


UK regional airline Air Southwest is launching a new twice-daily service between London City Airport and Plymouth and Newquay airports from 20 April.The new service, operated on 50-seater more


London City Airport continues to buck the trend


Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) statistics published this week show a marked improvement in on-time performance at London City Airport in the last quarter of 2008. 74 per cent of flights more


London City Airport Departure Lounge Refurbishment Complete


One month ahead of schedule, and on budget, the refurbishment of the departure lounge at London City Airport has today been completed. The £1.5 million refurbishment project complements the extension more


VLM Airlines to commence services from London City Airport to Nantes


VLM Airlines will bring Western France closer to the heart of London with the start of services from London City Airport to Nantes from 27th April. <p style="text-align: more


Start of London City flights to Newquay and Plymouth


UK regional airline Air Southwest is celebrating the start of its twice daily service from London City Airport to Plymouth in Devon and Newquay in Cornwall, the surf capital of the UK.From more


Winners Announced: London City Airport Annual Art Awards Sponsored by Newham Council and West Ham United Football Club


Now in its twelfth year, the annual Art Awards sponsored by the London Borough of Newham and West Ham United Football Club is a competition for artists and photographers who live locally to the airport. more


London City Airport Fun Day 2009


London City Airport's 13th annual Fun Day and Air Show takes place on 4 July 2009. Offering free entry to visitors, the afternoon is filled with exciting activities for the entire family. more


Perfect your football skills with West Ham United at the London City Airport Fun Day


The London City Airport Fun Day on Saturday 4 July promises an afternoon of fun for everyone. One of the many attractions taking place this year includes West Ham United Football Workshops. The West more


London City Airport helps locals Take off into Work


With the aim to encourage even more local employees London City Airport, in partnership with Newham Workplace has launched the &lsquo;Take off into Work' programme. The scheme invites unemployed more


Look to the skies for a big surprise at the London City Airport Fun Day


The London City Airport Fun Day is definitely not to be missed. Taking place on Saturday 4 July from 2.30pm until 4.30pm, the afternoon will be jam packed with fun things to see, do and experience for more


Amazing prizes to be won at the London City Airport Fun Day


A roller disco, tours of a British Airways aircraft and a jaw dropping air show are just a few of the exciting activities lined up for the London City Airport Fun Day. Taking place on Saturday 4 July, more


British Airways adds extra excitement to the London City Airport Fun Day


With just over a week to go, the finishing touches to the London City Airport Fun Day are well under way. Taking place on Saturday 4 July the Fun Day is guaranteed to be a fun filled afternoon. As part more


London City Airport Best for Staff Development and Training


London City Airport received the winner award for Dedication to Staff Development and Training at the prestigious Docklands Business Club Awards. The award was presented to the airport's more


The final countdown to the London City Airport Fun Day


The finishing touches and final preparations are being put in place for the un-missable London City Airport Fun Day. The fun filled afternoon is taking place on Saturday 4 July from 2.30pm until 4.30pm more


Record visitor numbers at London City Airport's Fun Day


This year's 13th annual Fun Day &amp; Air Show was a huge success, attracting almost 26,000 visitors to the free event and raising at least £35,000 for charity. Fun Day had more


London City Airport welcomes planning decision


London City Airport welcomes the decision of the Development Control Committee of the London Borough of Newham on 8th July to approve the application to allow the airport to accommodate up more


Applicants sought for airport university prize scheme


The London City Airport University Prize Scheme (UPS), which aims to increase management potential within local boroughs, is now inviting applications from students for 2009. London City more


London City Airport terminal awarded air quality certificate


London City Airport is pleased to confirm that following a comprehensive on-site survey carried out by Green Air Monitoring, it has been awarded a certificate of compliance for indoor air quality more


British Airways: Unique Plane Joins BA Fleet


The first of two uniquely configured Airbus A318s which will operate the new longhaul service from London City to New York has been welcomed into the BA fleet. British Airways more


British Airways: Delivery of First Aircraft in New Fleet


British Airways takes delivery of the first aircraft in its new regional fleet today (September 3) at the Embraer headquarters in S&atilde;o Jos&eacute; dos Campos, Brazil. Peter Simpson, managing more


London City Airport to Commence Terminal Enhancement Project


London City Airport, the capital's leading business airport, will commence a multi million pound reconfiguration of its terminal building in early 2010. The project, once completed in autumn 2010, more


Airport puts local youngsters’ basketball skills to the test


London City Airport, in partnership with London Borough of Newham, encouraged teams to jump, dribble and slam dunk during the school holidays at the London City Airport 3-vs-3 Basketball Tournament. The more


London City Airport Launches Noise Action Plan Consultation


London City Airport has launched a 16 week public consultation on its draft noise action plan. During the consultation period, local communities, councils and other stakeholders will be invited to comment more


British Airways: Historic Flight for London City Airport


British Airways has today (Tuesday, September 29) launched the first longhaul flight from London City Airport - an exclusive, all-business service to New York Two uniquely configured Airbus more


Airport celebrates young leaders from Ascension Eagles Cheerleaders


In celebration of London City Airport's longstanding relationship with Ascension Eagles Cheerleaders (AEC), the airport invited a group of young leaders from AEC to see the Men's World Artistic more


Baboo to start twice daily service from London City Airport to Geneva


Geneva-based airline Baboo will commence a twice daily service from London City Airport to Geneva, commencing 25 October 2009. In addition to the direct service to Geneva, passengers can travel on to more


London City Airport appoints new COO


Darren Grover has been appointed chief operating officer of London City Airport, effective immediately.Darren joined London City Airport eight years ago to set up and manage the Jet Centre more


Newham Riding School has a new resident


London City Airport has donated £1,200 to purchase a new pony for Newham Riding School in Beckton. The four year old pony, recently re-named &lsquo;Just William', was acquired more


Extended hours for new car hire facility


London City Airport this week opened its new facility for onsite car hire companies Avis, Europcar, and Hertz. As part of the airport's £7 million terminal reconfiguration project, more


1000th National Idenitication Card Issued to Airport Chief


Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive of London City Airport, was the 1000th UK citizen to receive an ID card today and the first to receive one at London City. The card was presented by James more


New Spanish Routes Direct from the Docklands


British Airways is launching new services to popular Spanish sun spots straight from the heart of London. The new flights to Palma, Majorca and Ibiza will take off from London City Airport in more


Employment Champion 2009 Awarded to London City Airport


London City Airport is awarded Employment Champion of the Year at the East London Business Alliance Annual Employee Volunteer Awards. The award recognizes the airport's commitment to help local more


London City appoints new Ramp Services Director


Lee Russell has been appointed Ramp Services Director at London City Airport, effective immediately. Lee joined London City Airport in 1999 as an airfield operation assistant responsible for more


Police Helicopter landing on 28 December 2009


At 1740 on Monday 28 December 2009 a Police helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at London City Airport. The pilot of the helicopter declared a fuel emergency and requested a priority more


London City Airport Feels the Earth Move


On 2 July 2009, the earth moved for London City Airport. No, really. London City Airport's runway designators &lsquo;28' and &lsquo;10' are the abbreviated magnetic more


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