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Press releases published in 2012

 

London City Airport sponsors Irish athlete of the year

19/02/2012

London City Airport (LCY) has announced the sponsorship of Irish high jumper , Deirdre Ryan, backing her Olympic bid and highlighting the significant relationship between London City and Dublin, ...read more

 

London City Airport sensory room opens at drew primary school

14/02/2012

Parents, pupils and special guests were all in attendance for the grand opening of Drew Primary School's new Sensory Room, developed with an £8000 donation from London City Airport and voluntary ...read more

 

CityJet establishes permanent base in Edinburgh and Increase frequencies

16/03/2012

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has established a permanent base in Edinburgh and increased the daily number of flights to Edinburgh from London City Airport. In addition ...read more

 

London City – UK’s most punctual airport

21/03/2012

London City Airport is the UK's leading airport for on-time performance, according to recently released Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) statistics. Consistently out-performing all other ...read more

 

Self-bag tagging at London City

22/03/2012

British Airways has chosen London City as the second airport world-wide to offer its customers revolutionary self-help technology with a new bag tagging system which will be switched on today ...read more

 

Alitalia debuts their new Embraer E-190 aircraft

26/03/2012

London, 26 March 2012 - Today, the first Alitalia flight took off from London City Airport situated in the heart of London's financial district.The flight marks Alitalia's ...read more

 

Top punctuality figures for City Airport

27/03/2012

British Airways has hit record on-time departures at London City Airport where it is officially the most punctual scheduled carrier on some key business routes including Glasgow and Edinburgh. In ...read more

 

More aircraft, more flights for London City

27/03/2012

British Airways is expanding its aircraft fleet and route network at London City Airport where it is now officially the largest operator with the highest number of routes and customers.The ...read more

 

Premier PA celebrates one year anniversary

28/03/2012

London City Airport's Premier PA Club - the elite club for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants and Secretaries - celebrated its one year anniversary at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, ...read more

 

CityJet today launches Brest route and boosts flourishing French network

30/03/2012

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has today launched a new French leisure route to Brest, Brittany. A twice weekly service will ...read more

 

Summer schedule takes off at London City Airport

30/03/2012

London City Airport begins its summer schedule this week with the addition of new routes from partner airlines, offering even more choice to business and leisure travellers.New summer routes ...read more

 

SkyWork Airlines marks successful year on London City-Bern route

03/04/2012

SkyWork Airlines' London City-Bern service has become the star performer in the Swiss regional carrier's route network after ...read more

 

New London City – Aberdeen route launched

25/04/2012

British Airways is to launch a new route between London City Airport and Aberdeen with three return flights a day. BA CityFlyer, the wholly-owned ...read more

 

Pringle of Scotland brings luxury travel collection ‘Perfect 10’ to London City Airport

01/05/2012

The Perfect 10 Capsule Range Brings Convenience to London City Airport's Travellers April, 2012, Pringle of Scotland partner with Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou- Stylist and Editor In Chief ...read more

 

More flights to the sun and Scotland from City Airport

01/05/2012

British Airways is operating extra flights to the three main Balearic Islands from London City Airport this summer to meet the demand from sun seekers. In addition flights to Glasgow ...read more

 

Isle of Man air links resume

09/05/2012

British Airways is to resume flights from the Isle of Man with a new direct air link to the heart of London. The airline will operate a daily ...read more

 

Top planner predicts a bright future for East London

14/05/2012

President of the Royal Town Planning Institute Colin Haylock last week (3rd May) praised the far sighted investment in infrastructure in East London, following a visit to London City Airport to learn ...read more

 

A feast of new flights from London City

23/05/2012

British Airways is serving up a feast of six new flights from London City Airport this summer with the first of the new services taking off to Mahon ...read more

 

London City Airport’s E-Commerce team proudly received the ‘Social Media’ award at the Business Travel Magazine’s inaugural People Awards.

31/05/2012

The accolade recognises the airport's unique and effective use of social media in delivering leading online communications. The E-Commerce team have successfully built up an online following ...read more

 

Winter sun routes from London City

07/06/2012

British Airways is bringing a bit of winter sunshine to London City Airport by extending its popular Palma and Ibiza ...read more

 

Football festival takes off with donation from London City Airport

19/06/2012

Young people with disabilities from all over London recently got a chance to compete in an exciting annual summer football tournament held by South London Special League. The event held at Greenwich's ...read more

 

Zen and the art of Airport security sculpture takes flight at London City Airport

21/06/2012

London City Airport (LCY) - the only London airport actually located in London - has created an art space in its security pre-screening area, offering passengers - should they seek ...read more

 

London City Airport wins ACI Europe ‘Best Airport’ award

03/07/2012

Award in Recognition of Strong Traffic Growth and Service Quality London City Airport - the only London airport actually in London - has won the ACI Europe ...read more

 

Cake bake for local children's hospice

06/07/2012

A series of charitable fundraising initiatives have started to take off at London City Airport in aid of the airport's chosen charity Richard House Children's Hospice, Beckton. Airport ...read more

 

London City Airport celebrates 1 millionth flight

11/07/2012

Irish Dancing Flashmob Welcomes Passengers on CityJet AF5118 From Dublin London City Airport, the only London airport actually in London, has seen the total ...read more

 

Rokeby school students discover careers at London City Airport

16/07/2012

Year nine students from Stratford secondary school, Rokeby recently visited London City Airport for a Careers Awareness Day, learning about, interview techniques, CV preparation and careers ...read more

 

CityJet launches first route into Germany from start of winter schedule - Munster-Osnabruck

17/07/2012

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, is launching its first route into Germany from the start of the winter schedule. The daily service to Münster-Osnabruck ...read more

 

British Airways flies Team GB Swimming to the London Olympic Games

24/07/2012

Team GB Swimming team flew into London City airport this lunchtime (Tuesday July 24th) ahead of the start of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this weekend. The swimming disciplines ...read more

 

London City Airport staff get green fingered at Britannia Village Hall

27/07/2012

Nine staff members from London City Airport recently volunteered at Britannia Village Hall in West Silvertown, Newham, as part of a team challenge organised by the airport. The volunteers set to work ...read more

 

Paralympic hopeful, Amy Marren, flying high with London City Airport

23/08/2012

Paralympic swimming star, Amy Marren, aged 13 and born in the London Borough of Newham, recently visited London City Airport with her family before her Paralympic debut in London this summer. As ...read more

 

New bag tag technology on New York flights

06/09/2012

Customers flying to New York on British Airways' exclusive all-business class flights from London City will be able to tag their own bags from ...read more

 

Venice Flights Take Off From London City

17/09/2012

British Airways flights to the Northern Italian gateway of Venice take off from London City Airport today (September 17). The six times a week service ...read more

 

New Aberdeen route launched

25/09/2012

British Airways increases capacity between London and Aberdeen by 58 per Cent. British Airways has today (September 24) launched its new service between ...read more

 

London City Airport Jet Centre Joins The Avfuel Network Of Branded FBO

22/10/2012

London City Airport Jet Centre at London City Airport has announced that it will join Avfuel Corporation's global network of branded FBOs. As an Avfuel-branded FBO, the Jet Centre will now offer ...read more

 

CityJet Launches Second Route To Germany With Scheduled Service To Nuremberg

26/10/2012

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, has announced the launch of flights to Nuremberg in Germany. Starting on 27 January 2013, a ...read more

 

Inaugural Flight Takes Off From London City Airport to Munster-Osnabruck

30/10/2012

European airline CityJet has launched its first route into Germany from London City Airport [LCY]. The inaugural flight departed from LCY to Münster-Osnabrück ...read more

 

Skis for free from London City

31/10/2012

Winter sports fans can take their skis for free with British Airways when jetting out to five top snow destinations from London City Airport. And if skiing's not ...read more

 

London City Airport Celebrates 25 Anniversary With £15m Terminal Upgrade

05/11/2012

London City Airport, the only airport actually located in London, is today [Monday November 5] celebrating a quarter of a century in business with the announcement of a £15m investment programme.<br ...read more

 

Jet Set Fashion

08/11/2012

London's City Airport was treated to an impromptu fashion show as leading British catwalk model, Jade Parfitt, showcased the hottest winter-sun looks for shorthaul travel. Renowned for ...read more

 

SkyWork Airlines triumphs at British-Swiss Business Awards

09/11/2012

SkyWork Airlines of Bern, Switzerland was named &lsquo;Company of the Year 2012' at this year's prestigious British-Swiss Business Awards during a ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel ...read more

 

Cityjet announce two new routes into Germany - Dresden and Paderborn

03/12/2012

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, will launch two new routes this summer into Germany - Dresden and Paderborn from April 2013. Flights ...read more

 

Time is money for Airport passengers

07/12/2012

It's a well-known saying that time is money, and now we know how much for business travellers. Research by London City Airport [LCY] has found that the average person travelling through the ...read more

 

London City Airport - Worlds Most Stunning Airport Landings?

18/12/2012

The only airport in London is in the running to be named one of the world's top ten most stunning airport landings. The approach to London City Airport [LCY] provides ...read more

 

London City Airport - Most on time flights of all UK airports

19/12/2012

London City Airport [LCY] had the most flights on time of all UK airports in the third quarter of the year, according to figures released today by the Civil Aviation Authority [CAA]. <br ...read more

 

A Lot of Bottle This Christmas at London City Airport

20/12/2012

If you find a gift under the tree from a loved one who has taken a flight from London recently, there's a good chance it will come in a bottle. London City Airport [LCY] has reported ...read more

 

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