News > Media Centre

Latest news from London City Airport

EAST LONDON GRADUATE JOINS THE LONDON CITY AIRPORT COMMUNITY RELATIONS TEAM

26/11/2007

The London City Airport Community Relations department works hard to further strengthen links with it’s neigbours, local community and businesses. Rohima Begum, a graduate from Queen Mary University of London is the latest addition to the team. Rohima is a Tower Hamlets resident who initially joined the team as a trainee when London City Airport participated in a pilot programme  called the Community Affairs Trainee Scheme. The scheme, co-ordinated by the East London Business Alliance (ELBA), recruited six unemployed Tower Hamlets graduates who were interested in working in the City and Canary Wharf in the field of community affairs. 

Training was provided for the six graduates through Pitmans Business English, Ashridge Business School and Tower Hamlets College. The graduates were then placed in the community affairs departments of six ELBA member companies for a six month paid work placement. 

Elizabeth Hegarty, Community Relations Manager, said “We were very impressed with Rohima’s progress and development during her time with the London City Airport Community Relations Department. She has implemented community projects with our local partners that would not have been possible without the additional resource that she brought. As a result we are happy to announce Rohima has now become an additional full time member of the Community Relations Team.”

Elizabeth continues “With Rohima onboard, there are now three full time employees at London City Airport focused solely on community relations. This will enable us to continue the wide range of projects ongoing in Newham and expand our community programmes into the boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Greenwich and Barking and Dagenham”.

Rohima is now one of the 70% of London City Airport staff who live within a five mile radius of the airport.

Further information

Rupa Haria

Tel: 020 7646 0054

E mail: rupa.haria@lcy.co.uk

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 Charlotte

Charlotte Beeching
Corporate Communications Director

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

Email Charlotte directly >

Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07747 103 884 / 07798 708 163

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

@Lynn_S_Watson For info on your flight you'll need to get in touch with your airline directly https://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@paulieroche OK, send our team an email on Online@lcy.co.uk including your details and the flight you were on
@paulieroche if you're still in the airport please speak to a member of the team at the customer service desk
Passengers be advised due to an earlier accident on A13 there is some traffic coming from Beckton Roundabout heading towards LCY.
RT @TfLTravelAlerts: #TubeStrike planned for this weekend has been suspended. Services will run as normal
Passengers please note potential tube strike taking place this weekend https://t.co/wCSDc7zK1N
Good Morning! Did you know our Airfield Operations team have to check 1,100 lights every morning #FunFactFriday https://t.co/4G4ESDOofZ
@icalzinirossi Sorry to read that you've not had a great experience with us this morning, We'll pass this feedback on for team to look into
@TwinsThatTravel Aloft, Holiday Inn, Travelodge & Crowne Plaza dockalnds are all nearby and easy to get to either walking or on DLR.
City Bar offers a seat with a view, what's your pre flight tipple? https://t.co/S14O1RwgqN
RT @TfLTravelAlerts: Planned #TubeStrike will mean some station closures from Saturday evening 6 Feb until Monday evening 8 Feb https://t.c…
RT @wanderlustmag: The UK's top airport: our readers love Gold award winner @LondonCityAir! #WLTravelAwards @DestinationShow https://t.co/2…
The only airport actually in London #FlyLCY https://t.co/RUGdQork9m
At seat service area now available at LCY, order without leaving your seat. Available now until 7.30pm this evening! https://t.co/30oh45efcz
Caption this… https://t.co/kGQpbzz433
@JJPJ For updates on your flight you'll need to speak with your airline directly https://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@Karina_Garrick Have a great flight, where are you heading to?
@hunni_h for further assistance please contact the team directly on 020 7646 0088
@ToastdBreadcake hi, can you let us know what you were viewing the email on?
Follow Us Facebook Twitter Google + icon Google+ 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 >