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Airport Employs Staff from 28 Different Countries

18/02/2014

London City Airport (LCY) is an international business in more ways than one, reporting that its workforce is made up of 28 different nationalities.

More than 2,000 people work at LCY, with over 500 directly employed by the airport. They include nationals from all over Europe such as France, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands, as well as people from as far afield as Australia, Barbados, Brazil, South Africa and Uganda.

The most represented countries outside of the UK are Ireland, Portugal and Poland, followed by Nigeria, France, Germany, India and Lithuania.

London City Airport is committed to recruiting locally - 27 per cent of current employees are from the London Borough of Newham and 61 per cent live within five miles of the airport.

The airport’s proposed City Airport Development Plan – seven new stands, a parallel taxiway, a western extension to the existing terminal and a new arrivals building - will create 1,500 new full-time jobs by 2023 bringing the total workforce to in excess of 3,500.

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LCY Tweets

@oligemmill Excellent, we'll pass this on.
@PearseMonaghan Apologies we'll pass this on to the team
@Geordioca Excellent, did you get your SIM card?
@21Seanaldinho21 We do have Boots, Cafe Nero and WHSmith if you don't want to sit in one of our restaurants.
@PJLogan12 We're working to improve our terminal over next few weeks you'll start seeing changes.Thanks for your patience in the meantime
@PJLogan12 Apologies you're delayed, if you need more info on your flight please get in touch with your airline.
Today we mark #Somme100 watch the @DCMS centenary film – a recital of ‘For the Fallen’ - throughout the terminal https://t.co/FYbMF81haO
@LawrencePhilli5 Sorry to read this, we'll certainly pass this on to the team.
@DavidPlanetMono Morning, best to head over to the BA info desk for the latest info on your flight.
Win flights to Geneva courtesy of Swiss International Airlines -click to enter https://t.co/D9vkc8eIUp https://t.co/xbV0JWxHHz
@murraygrant85 Well have a great flight!
@murraygrant85 Excellent, where are you flying to today?
Good morning from LCY, let us know if you're flying through today! #FlyLCY https://t.co/u2tkhpbOIf
Passengers please note we'll be observing a 2 minute silence this morning #Somme100 https://t.co/oKsXscaEDg
RT @FOHeming: A timelapse at @LondonCityAir with sunset in progress #avgeek #planespotterH https://t.co/FHC9E5mN0r
RT @TfLTrafficNews: A13 W/B closed from Goresbrook. Police advised no ETA for reopening at present. E/B Qs are back to East India Dock Rd d…
@Geordioca No problem, have a great flight and tweet us when you pass through!
@Geordioca Sorry for delay- yes you can @WHSmith in the terminal (before security) stock UK sim cards. So you can get this on route to DLR.
.@lolascupcakes have been here a month, most popular flavours are Red Velvet, Cookies & Cream and Banoffee! https://t.co/sbvlUQ6WGm
@_fmolinari it was on route to an airshow.
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