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BA Bag drop takes just 24 seconds at London City Airport


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 more


Cutting edge ski goggles available exclusively at London City Airport


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


CityJet Launches New Flight From London City Airport to Nuremberg


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. more


London City Airport In The Worlds Top Ten Landings


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


New Way To Norway From London City Airport


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 more


300 People Take Off Into Work With London City Airport


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 more


London City Airport Appoints New Director Of Planning


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. more


Extra Flights For Isle Of Man TT Races


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 more


10th Birthday Year Celebrations at London City


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 more


Young Women Flying High In London


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 more


London City Airport on Mission to Reduce Carbon Emissions


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 more


British Airways to launch flights to Granada


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 more


Passenger numbers at UK airports up 1.4 million


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 more


London City Airport Most Punctual In the UK


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 more


Alitalia Increases Its Frequencies To/From London City Airport


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


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


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 more


London City Airport Announces ‘Open’ Fuel Farm Policy


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


Winter Sun Routes Extended and Increased


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, more


CityJet celebrates 1.5 millionth passenger on London City to Amsterdam Route


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 more


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


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 more


New menu unveiled at City Bar, London City Airport


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 more


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


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 more


Applications Invited For Annual London City Airport Student Bursary


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 more


London City Airport Invites Passengers to ‘Get Closer’


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 more


London City Airport Celebrates Record Passenger Numbers


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: more


London City Airport Named Best in Europe


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 more


The Sun Shines on London City Airport


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 more


London City Airport Targets West End To Fly From the East


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 more


Launch of Dusseldorf flights from London City Airport


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 more


London City Airport still most punctual in UK


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 more


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


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? more


London City Airport Breaks Record Set In May


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 more


London City Airport Was Blank Canvas for Art Display


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 more


Airport Staff Cycle To Amsterdam for Charity


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 more


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


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 more


More Flights to Europe Direct From the Docklands


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 more


Busiest Month Ever at London City Airport


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 more


Rare Cask on Sale Exclusively At London City Airport


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 more


Trio of Local Students To Receive Airport Bursary


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 more


London City Airport Plans for Growth


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 more


Halloween Poll Reveals World’s Scariest Sounding Airports


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 more


More Flights from City Airport for winter


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 more


London City Airport Celebrates 26th Anniversary of Royal Opening


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 more


Royal Docks Business Leaders: ‘London Is Moving East’


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 more


Further Expansion at London City


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 more


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


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 more


Anthony Quinn Exhibition at London City Airport


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 more


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


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 more


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


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 more


Seasons Greetings from British Airways - Ten Per Cent off Fares


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 more


Christmas Travellers at London City Airport


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: more


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