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Press releases published in 2013

 

BA Bag drop takes just 24 seconds at London City Airport

02/01/2013

London City Airport [LCY] and British Airways are expanding self-bag-tagging facilities for passengers checking in via self-service kiosks, following a successful trial last year. Passengers ...read more

 

Cutting edge ski goggles available exclusively at London City Airport

15/01/2013

Gadget fans swapping the city for the slopes this winter will love the latest items to become available at London ...read more

 

CityJet Launches New Flight From London City Airport to Nuremberg

28/01/2013

Passengers checking in at London City Airport [this week] were treated to thigh-slapping musical entertainment, as European airline CityJet launched a new service to the German city of Nuremberg. ...read more

 

London City Airport In The Worlds Top Ten Landings

29/01/2013

London City Airport has been voted one of the world's ten most scenic airport landings in a poll conducted by PrivateFly.com. The company asked travel experts ...read more

 

New Way To Norway From London City Airport

04/02/2013

There'll be a new name on the departures board at London City Airport [LCY] when the first flight to Norway takes off in April 2013. Premium start-up airline Flynonstop ...read more

 

300 People Take Off Into Work With London City Airport

07/02/2013

The employment programme run by London City Airport and East London Business Alliance (ELBA), Take off into Work, has reached a huge milestone by getting 300 people from Newham into employment in 4 ...read more

 

London City Airport Appoints New Director Of Planning

07/02/2013

London City Airport [LCY] has appointed Rachel Ness as Director of Infrastructure, Strategy and Planning, strengthening its management team ahead of submitting an application to develop its infrastructure. ...read more

 

Extra Flights For Isle Of Man TT Races

28/02/2013

British Airways is laying on additional flights to the Isle of Man from London City Airport to help visitors get to the world famous TT Races this summer. Hundreds of extra seats will be made ...read more

 

10th Birthday Year Celebrations at London City

07/03/2013

British Airways marks 10 years at London City Airport in March with a year-long party for customers, colleagues and charity. The celebrations begin on March 27 with ...read more

 

Young Women Flying High In London

08/03/2013

Research published to mark International Women's Day shows that more young women are travelling by air than their older counterparts for the first time. The trend has ...read more

 

London City Airport on Mission to Reduce Carbon Emissions

11/03/2013

London City Airport has been recognised for its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. The only airport in the city of London, it has become just the fourth in the UK to become Airport ...read more

 

British Airways to launch flights to Granada

17/03/2013

British Airways is to start flights to Granada from London City Airport and will be the only airline operating from the UK to one of the most historic parts of Spain. The year-round service ...read more

 

Passenger numbers at UK airports up 1.4 million

18/03/2013

UK airports handled 1.4 million (0.6%) more passengers in 2012 than 2011 London airports grew by 1.3 million and regional airports by 0.1 million Overall passenger ...read more

 

London City Airport Most Punctual In the UK

22/03/2013

London City Airport is the most punctual airport in the UK, according to figures published by the Civil Aviation Authority [CAA]. The data, which measures flights during October ...read more

 

Alitalia Increases Its Frequencies To/From London City Airport

22/03/2013

Three Daily Flights from Milan Linate with Effect from 31st March. A New Direct Flight from Rome Fiumicino from 1st April Rome, ...read more

 

London City Airport Secures Grant For ‘Internet of Things’ Trial

26/03/2013

London City Airport has been awarded a grant by the Technology Strategy Board [TSB] to run an ‘Internet of Things' demonstrator - a concept being championed as the next wave of the ...read more

 

London City Airport Announces ‘Open’ Fuel Farm Policy

09/04/2013

New fuel farm arrangements facilitate best price fuel for airline customers London City Airport (LCY) has completed the purchase of a fuel farm from ...read more

 

Winter Sun Routes Extended and Increased

18/04/2013

Year-round British Airways flights to the Balearic Islands have proved so popular that there are even more from London City this winter. The winter schedule, from October 27, ...read more

 

CityJet celebrates 1.5 millionth passenger on London City to Amsterdam Route

30/04/2013

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, today celebrates its 1.5 millionth passenger on its popular London City LCY to Amsterdam AMS route. Stunned ...read more

 

60 Second Arrival Pledge at London's New Look Jet Centre

02/05/2013

The experience of taking a private jet to and from the heart of London will soon be even better, as the Jet Centre at London City Airport (LCY) is getting a makeover. An extensive remodelling ...read more

 

New menu unveiled at City Bar, London City Airport

22/05/2013

Passengers flying from London City Airport will now have a new menu from which to choose. As part of a drive to deliver a standard of quality unrivalled at any other UK airport, the new menu has been ...read more

 

Diamonds, Designer Watches and Dentures Inside Lost Property at London’s Business Airport

27/05/2013

Where can you find £50,000 in cash, a bag of diamonds, a Rolex watch, the key to a Porsche, and a book of signed blank cheques? Aside from Simon Cowell's house… these are ...read more

 

Applications Invited For Annual London City Airport Student Bursary

24/05/2013

Young people in east London hoping to go to university in September but worried about how they'll fund their studies can apply for a grant from London City Airport. The ...read more

 

London City Airport Invites Passengers to ‘Get Closer’

03/06/2013

Get Closer' is the bold new strapline of London City Airport. The line will be incorporated into the airport's logo, which is being refreshed as a result of a branding review, rolling ...read more

 

London City Airport Celebrates Record Passenger Numbers

11/06/2013

May 2013 was the busiest month on record at London City Airport. The only airport in London had its busiest ever month, week and day in May, peaking at 15,697 passengers on Friday 24<span style="font-size: ...read more

 

London City Airport Named Best in Europe

11/06/2013

London City Airport has been named the best airport of its size in Europe at an industry awards ceremony. The 9th annual ACI Europe Best Airport Awards took place in Istanbul on Monday ...read more

 

The Sun Shines on London City Airport

18/06/2013

The promise of a suntan from a holiday abroad isn't the only thing about the sun that can be good for the aviation business, as demonstrated by the ...read more

 

London City Airport Targets West End To Fly From the East

19/06/2013

Already the obvious choice for business travellers in Canary Wharf and the City, London City Airport is now turning its attention to Westminster. A multi-channel marketing campaign has ...read more

 

Launch of Dusseldorf flights from London City Airport

26/06/2013

British Airways is starting services from London City Airport to Dusseldorf, the international business and financial centre of Germany, this autumn. Flights will launch on September 1 with ...read more

 

London City Airport still most punctual in UK

05/07/2013

London City Airport [LCY] continued with its strong punctuality record in the first quarter of 2013, according to official statistics. LCY again recorded the best on-time performance for scheduled ...read more

 

From Kitchen Sink To Mary Poppins: What Kind of Packer Are You?

07/07/2013

London City Airport identifies five packing personalities Would you be proud to show the inside of your suitcase or would you burn up with embarrassment? ...read more

 

London City Airport Breaks Record Set In May

08/07/2013

London City Airport has broken its all-time passenger record, just weeks after setting it. The only airport actually in London, LCY welcomed 80,315 passengers during the last ...read more

 

London City Airport Was Blank Canvas for Art Display

11/07/2013

Passengers travelling through London's business airport can now browse more than just the duty free while they wait to board their flight. London City Airport has installed an exhibition ...read more

 

Airport Staff Cycle To Amsterdam for Charity

12/07/2013

They say charity begins at home, but for one group of caring employees it begins at work today&hellip; and will end on foreign soil 161 miles later. A team of 40 workers and partners from London ...read more

 

London City Airport Staff Raise £25,000 on Bike Ride To Amsterdam

16/07/2013

A team of 40 employees and partners from London City Airport have completed a charity cycle challenge from London to Amsterdam. The group cycled 166 miles in two days and have raised £25,000 ...read more

 

More Flights to Europe Direct From the Docklands

16/07/2013

British Airways is adding more flights to two popular European capital cities from London City Airport this winter.From October 28 the airline is launching a third daily flight to Stockholm ...read more

 

Busiest Month Ever at London City Airport

09/08/2013

The only airport actually in London, London City Airport [LCY] is continuing to go from strength to strength. July saw another record-breaking month at the airport, with the ...read more

 

Rare Cask on Sale Exclusively At London City Airport

27/08/2013

The first decanter of the R&eacute;my Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6 to retail in UK Duty Free will go on sale in the Aelia Duty Free shop at London City Airport on 1st September. The ...read more

 

Trio of Local Students To Receive Airport Bursary

04/09/2013

Three female students from East London are to receive a helping hand with their university studies, thanks to London City Airport. The airport's University Prize ...read more

 

London City Airport Plans for Growth

19/09/2013

Planning application submitted for infrastructure expansion to support consented flight increase. London City Airport (LCY) has submitted a planning application for permission to expand its ...read more

 

Halloween Poll Reveals World’s Scariest Sounding Airports

30/10/2013

Unless you usually fly by broomstick, there are some airports that may give people a fright this week. The world's top ten scariest sounding airports have been revealed ...read more

 

More Flights from City Airport for winter

30/10/2013

British Airways starts its winter schedule from London City Airport this week with more capacity and frequency to some of the most popular seasonal destinations. Extra ...read more

 

London City Airport Celebrates 26th Anniversary of Royal Opening

06/11/2013

London City Airport [LCY] is celebrating 26 years in business this month. On 5 November 1987, Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the airport - the only airport actually in London.<br ...read more

 

Royal Docks Business Leaders: ‘London Is Moving East’

20/11/2013

50,000 new jobs to be created in London's Royal Docks in next 10 years Royal Docks will generate £75bn for UK economy by 2023 An alliance of East London business ...read more

 

Further Expansion at London City

26/11/2013

British Airways is strengthening its position as the largest airline at London City Airport adding more aircraft, new routes and extra frequencies. The airline is growing ...read more

 

New Photo Exhibition at London City Airport Celebrates 50 Years Of The Private Jet

29/11/2013

All visitors to London City Airport's main terminal will enjoy a glimpse of the private jet lifestyle this December. The airport is exhibiting the winning images from a recent photography competition ...read more

 

Anthony Quinn Exhibition at London City Airport

04/12/2013

An exhibition of paintings by Oscar-winning actor Anthony Quinn has gone on display at London City Airport. Mexican-born Quinn grew up in Los Angeles and is best known for ...read more

 

£5,000 for Crisis at Christmas from London City Airport

13/12/2013

London City Airport has donated £5,000 to homelessness charity Crisis, to help individuals at risk this Christmas. The donation will buy 300 beds for a homeless shelter ...read more

 

London City Airport Notes Airports Commission Concern That Links to London from UK Regions Are Decreasing

18/12/2013

In its Interim Report, launched on December 17, the Airports Commission has said that by 2040, without extra capacity, the number of domestic routes served by Heathrow will have fallen to four, and ...read more

 

Seasons Greetings from British Airways - Ten Per Cent off Fares

19/12/2013

British Airways is giving customers at London City Airport something to look forward to in the New Year - with 10 per cent off all flights to Europe. Customers ...read more

 

Christmas Travellers at London City Airport

19/12/2013

London City Airport is expecting to see an 11 per cent increase in passengers in the run up to Christmas, compared to last year. Matthew Hall, Chief Commercial Officer said: ...read more

 

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