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Wednesday 8 (approx. 18:30) - Thursday 9 July (21:30): Proposed strike action is likely to cause severe disruption on London Underground services. Docklands Light Railway (DLR) services will not be affected and London City Airport station will be open. London Overground and TfL rail services are also set to run as per usual but are likely to be busier than normal. All passengers are advised to check their journey before they travel and allow additional time to get to their destination. For more information please click here.

 
 

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London City Airport can fill London Airport Capacity Gap

01/07/2015

Use of existing capacity at London City Airport (LCY) will help meet the air connectivity needs of London and the UK in the period between the Government's response to the Airports Commission ...read more

 

CityJet Announces 18 flights weekly on new Cork to London City airlink

01/07/2015

Ireland's European airline says route for business and leisure travel offers great potential CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today announced that it is to ...read more

 

SkyWork Airlines to connect London City Airport to the Swiss cities of Bern and Basel

01/07/2015

SkyWork Airlines will offer a connection between London City Airport, on the one hand, and the Swiss industrial centre of Basel and the Swiss capital of Bern, on the other. Service will start July 19, ...read more

 

Learn the Lingo for your Summer Holiday

25/06/2015

Us Brits have a reputation for not learning foreign languages. To help change perceptions, London City Airport has published handy guides to encourage holidaymakers to use the local lingo this summer. London ...read more

 

London City Airport Wins Responsible Business Champion Award

17/06/2015

London City Airport (LCY) has been awarded a Responsible Business Champion award by the All-Party Parliamentary Corporate Responsibility Group (APCRG). The award is part of the APCRG's ...read more

 

"Would You Just Sign This Multi-Million Pound Deal Here, Love"

04/06/2015

Research into business meeting and greeting etiquette on behalf of London City Airport reveals: 34% of UK women have been called 'love', 'darling' or 'sweetheart' in a meeting 38% ...read more

 

London City Airport Reveals Passengers Would Rather Take Smartphone than Suncream on Holiday

29/05/2015

London City Airport (LCY) has asked its passengers which items they would never travel without, producing some surprising results. The list, compiled from a survey of 500 passengers setting ...read more

 

New £16 Million Western Pier at London City Airport

26/05/2015

A £16 million development programme is set to transform Departures at London City Airport. Work has begun to reconfigure the airport's Western Pier, which houses 70 per cent of its ...read more

 

London City Airport uses Latest Technology for Taxi Advertising Campaign

21/05/2015

London City Airport (LCY) has utilised the latest in advertising technology to target business travellers with its new ad campaign. The campaign, run via media planners BBVS, is aimed at business ...read more

 

What's your Packing Profile?

19/05/2015

London City Airport identifies five categories people fall into when packing for a holiday Do you come home from holiday having worn less than half of what you packed? Do you get to the pool ...read more

 

New Increased Services from London City Airport

13/05/2015

British Airways is trebling flights between London City and Geneva and making it a year-round service. The current five-a-week schedule from the Docklands airport is a winter only leisure route, ...read more

 

Record Seats to the Winter Sun from London City Airport

15/04/2015

British Airways will be offering a record 26,000 seats from London City to Ibiza next winter. With a climate several degrees warmer than the UK and year-round leisure activities, the third largest ...read more

 

Passengers in a Jam:

15/04/2015

Jars Confiscated by Airport Security Make Tasty Deposit for Foodbank Ever wondered what happened to liquids confiscated by airport security? Plenty of people each year fall foul of strict ...read more

 

More Flights to Dublin Direct from the Docklands

09/04/2015

British Airways is to add a sixth daily service between London City and Dublin linking the two major capital cities for both business and leisure customers. The announcement comes just six months ...read more

 

Double Avios on London City Airport Routes

07/04/2015

British Airways customers flying between London City Airport and Edinburgh, Dublin and the Isle of Man can collect double Avios points during the months of April and May. To celebrate the start ...read more

 

London City Airport disappointed by Mayor of London direction to refuse planning permission

26/03/2015

London City Airport (LCY) is perplexed and disappointed by the Mayor of London's direction to refuse planning permission for the City Airport Development Programme (CADP) - a scheme which ...read more

 

Paperless check-in on the rise at London City Airport

19/03/2015

More air travellers are going paperless, according to London City Airport (LCY), making better use of technology to speed up their journey. The number of passengers downloading their boarding ...read more

 

London City Airport Lists Top 10 Mother’s Day Gifts You Can’t Take Through Airport Security

12/03/2015

And the top 10 (including some that perhaps were better off confiscated) are: 10) Lavender body lotion 9) Bristol Cream Sherry 8) Aromatherapy oils 7) Honey 6) Bubble ...read more

 

London City Airport Named ‘Best London Airport’ at the 12th London Transport Awards

09/03/2015

London City Airport has been presented with a prestigious London Transport Award for being the Best London Airport. The award, announced at the 12th annual London Transport Awards ceremony, recognised ...read more

 

London City Airport Posts Busiest Ever February

04/03/2015

Edinburgh, Dublin and Amsterdam are busiest routes. London City Airport (LCY) experienced its busiest ever February last month, with a 33.4% increase in passengers compared to February 2014. Edinburgh, ...read more

 

NetJets Europe Flies the First Phenom 300 into London City Airport

05/02/2015

NetJets Europe, a Berkshire Hathaway-backed company and the worldwide leader in private aviation, today announced it has successfully obtained certification to operate its Signature Series Phenom 300 ...read more

 

Expansion of London City Airport gets Go-ahead

04/02/2015

In a step forward in easing aviation capacity in the South East, plans to expand London City Airport have been given the go-ahead. The decision, granted on Tuesday [3 February], clears the way ...read more

 

68% of Residents Support London City Airport Expansion

29/01/2015

Airport calls on Council to grant permission for development plans More than two thirds of Newham residents support London City Airport's expansion proposals, a ComRes survey has found. In ...read more

 

Slam Dunk for Young Wheelchair Users in East London

26/01/2015

A new youth wheelchair basketball is being created in East London, as the area's sporting legacy continues to inspire people in the community to get active. The Newham All Star Sports ...read more

 

Record Year a Sign of Confidence, says London City Airport

07/01/2015

A bounce-back in business travel has resulted in a record-breaking year in 2014 at London City Airport (LCY). The only airport actually in London, LCY welcomed 3.65 million passengers in the ...read more

 

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@RicColvill Sorry to read this, our team will be working to get this resolved for you as quickly as possible. Appreciate your patience.
@cityboyben Great time, where do you travel in from?
@GreenAlex_ Excellent, keep us posted on your #LCYTime
@GreenAlex_ Not a bad time!
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@suren sorry about that, thanks for letting us know.
@suren hi there, did you tweet your flight number to @LCYFlightInfo ?
@MA_Baldwin we'll certainly pass this on for you! Hope you have a great flight this evening
View from the Air Traffic Control Tower this evening, where are you flying to tonight? #GetCloser http://t.co/irfHqloQbF
From 19th July SkyWork will connect LCY to Swiss industrial centre of Basel & the Swiss capital of Bern http://t.co/xYajREirct
From 1st October @cityjet will fly to Cork Airport with three daily flights, more info here http://t.co/la848rVfq0 http://t.co/Q4bCWCtM9w
@princesslubird We do have make up available in @AeliaDutyFreeUK but we can pass this on if you feel there should be more?
Old tramlines that transported cargo from factories to the ships still remain next to our runway #FunFactFriday http://t.co/Q1OrFGFBAr
@Kelvin98RBLX Morning, BA have just started a new seasonal route from LCY to both Santorini & Greece http://t.co/St5k4e4bwq
We've created free language guides to help holiday makers #learnthelingo for their summer holiday- get your guide http://t.co/lKEYAk80zA
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