News > Media Centre

Latest news from London City Airport

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 Mark Dempsey was the lucky passenger and received an upgrade to CityPremium with a bottle of champagne to mark the milestone. 
 
To coincide with the landmark occasion, CityJet is also celebrating Queen's Day at London City airport by offering its passengers a free pint of Heineken and traditional Dutch snacks, including Stroop Waffels and peanut flip crisps, amongst some Dutch inspired décor. 
 
Flights are bookable at www.cityjet.com and for inspiration CityJet provides its pick of the best for Amsterdam:
 
Remembrance Day and Liberation Day (4th - 5th May 2013)
Amsterdam commemorates Remembrance Day on 4 May and celebrates Liberation Day on 5 May with open-air concerts and festivities across the city. 
 
Holland Festival (Throughout June 2013)
The Netherland's largest, longest-running and most prestigious performance arts festival is not something to be missed! Enjoy an extravaganza of opera, music, theatre and modern dance throughout June.
 
For more information on CityJet visit www.cityjet.com

Editors note

CityJet is renowned for providing convenient, hassle-free travel, combined with award-winning service, to popular destinations throughout the UK and Europe. Its extensive network offers a multitude of choices for both business and leisure travellers, with a schedule built around the needs of passengers.


As the largest carrier operating out of London City Airport, CityJet offers over 680 flights a week, 480 of them from this conveniently-located airport to 22 popular destinations in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.

The airline operates non-stop services from London City to Amsterdam, Antwerp, Avignon, Brest, Brive, Deauville, Dresden (from 1 April 2013) Dublin, Dundee, Edinburgh, Eindhoven, Florence, Luxembourg, Milan, Münster/Osnabrück, Nantes, Nuremberg, Paderborn (from 22 April 2013), Paris-Orly, Rotterdam, Pau and Toulon. It also offers direct flights from Amsterdam and Dublin to Pau.

Fares include all taxes and charges, and our customers enjoy a choice of online, mobile or airport check-in, advance seat assignment, free checked baggage, including golf bags, and complimentary beverages and light meals on board.

For more information, reservations and to check-in online, visit www.cityjet.com.

CityJet is a wholly owned subsidiary of the AIR FRANCE KLM Group.

Further information

Please contact Sam Darlaston, Fiona Bruce, or Siseley Coates-Harman at Consolidated PR on 020 7781 2300; email: cityjet@consolidatedpr.com

Search news stories

Get in touch.

For more on media relations.

For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.

Picture of Andrew

Andrew Scott
PR Manager

Tel: +44 (0)203 203 2497

Email Andrew directly >
Picture of Charlotte

Charlotte Beeching
Corporate Communications Director

Tel: +44 (0)207 646 0132

Email Charlotte directly >

Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07801 579 273 / 07747 103 884

Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.

LCY Tweets

@SMcDonaldOdgers Sorry to read this, we're experiencing more congestion this morning because of the bank holiday.
@SMcDonaldOdgers Sorry to read this, can you let us know where you are?
@andy_chara have a great flight!
@andy_chara Welcome to LCY! Where are you flying to today?
@JMKingfisher Have a great flight, apologies for the congestion tonight
@JMKingfisher Where are you sitting?
@JMKingfisher For further info please get in touch with airline directly or speak to one of our customer agents https://t.co/Ru3HtMHOxS
@DavidSenogles Apologies, bear with us...
@DavidSenogles Apologise for the congestion this evening, strike action in France is causing some delays
@AnotherEdFoster For further info on your flight please get in touch with your airline directly https://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@AnotherEdFoster Apologies for the congestion this evening, French strike action is causing some delays this evening.
@Davie_T we apologise and hope you'll bear with us
@Davie_T We're bringing you 600+ seats with the first stage opening in June.
@keelsburg we apologise for experience and thank you for your patience, we are working on it
@keelsburg Apologies strike action in France is causing some delays this evening, we are working to improve space in the coming weeks
@steveascough Evening, strike action in France is having some affect on the operation this evening, get in touch with your airline for info
@Murrony Apologies for congestion this evening, we are working on improving this in the coming weeks.
@Davie_T Apologies, we are working on bringing you more space in the coming weeks. We apologise for the experience during peak times.
Buenas tardes. ¿A dónde viajas hoy? Don't understand this? You need to #LearntheLingo, learn Spanish with David https://t.co/DD7h2PjiPg
The airport apron in 1982 before the airport was built #ThrowbackThursday https://t.co/t3uWt1K6ET
Follow Us Facebook Twitter YouTube icon Youtube instagram icon Instagram

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter.

Parking

Car parking pre-book online.

Save up to 60% >

Holiday

Book your holiday.

Click here now >

LCY icon

London City Airport

See all destinations >.

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter:
Submit >