CityJet have reduced check-in time from a couple of minutes to just 50 seconds with the introduction of the Sonic ‘phase 5’ Self Bag Tag system.
Danish airline SUN-AIR, operating as a British Airways franchise partner, will commence new services to Hamburg from 27 October 2014.
British Airways is celebrating its busiest summer ever at London City Airport with a record number of customers jetting off to 26 destinations from London City.
Flybe, London City Airport's newest airline has announced that flights to Edinburgh and Belfast are now to start earlier than originally scheduled.
Flybe, London City Airport's newest airline, has just announced the launch of a new year-round service to Amsterdam starting on 1 November.
Aurigny’s new service between London City and Guernsey will start on Monday 8 September.
Flybe has stepped in to secure continuity for customers using the key London City to Aberdeen route, with twice daily flights starting on Monday 27 October 2014.
There have recently been some changes to the airport’s check-in area.
Bringing the hallmark of automotive luxury and style, the Hertz Dream Collection will allow you to drive your dream and have an unforgettable experience.
From June through to September 2014, you will notice work being carried out in and around the immigration and baggage reclaim areas.
British Airways (BA) have announced they will commence services to Dublin with the start of the Winter schedule.
London City Airport is delighted to announce that it has signed a five-year agreement with Flybe to serve domestic and international operations from 27 October 2014 to Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Inverness and Exeter.
From 6 July 2014, it will no longer be possible to be able to pay for London bus fare with cash. Visitors will be able to board on buses with a Visitor Oyster card or Travelcard.
From 13 June through to September 2014, passengers arriving at the airport may notice works being carried out in and around the immigration and baggage reclaim areas.
New to London City Airport Diamond’Air’s services are available on Arrival, Departure or Transit.
Five projects, five days… London City Airport’s first ever Volunteers’ Week is underway.
AirPortr launch a brand new service for air travellers at London City Airport today.
London City listed as a top global airport approach alongside Nice Côte D'Azur, Rio and Gibraltar, in travel poll conducted by PrivateFly.
Bloomberg L.P. CEO Dan Doctoroff and Declan Collier, London City Airport CEO today launched the world’s first Bloomberg Hub.
London City Airport has welcomed Boots to its departure lounge. The store, a firm favourite in airports across the UK, has been a target for the only airport actually in London with passenger surveys frequently citing the brand.
London City Airport is delighted to announce the arrival of their latest retail partner – Links of London.
Luxair is celebrating the launch of its 6th daily service from London to Luxembourg.
London City Airport (LCY) won the Airport of the Year award in its category at the 2014 Air Transport News Awards, in Istanbul. The airport was announced the best airport serving under 10 million passengers a year.
London City Airport (LCY) is an international business in more ways than one, reporting that its workforce is made up of 28 different nationalities.
Luxair offer passengers more choice by increasing week day services to 6 daily flights from 31 March 2014.
The Pound has soared to reach a one-year high against the Euro, following the news that the UK unemployment rate has dropped to 7.1%.
In October 2013, Broadband World Forum interviewed London City Airport's Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Matthew Hall to discuss the key innovations at the airport.
British Airways is to increase flights to the Isle of Man with three daily services from London City Airport from 30 March 2014.
From 30 March 2013, CityJet will be launching a new summer flight schedule strengthening key routes operated at London City Airport by increasing frequencies.
London City Airport (LCY) is still the most punctual airport in the UK, according to latest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) statistics.
First Bloomberg Hub will deliver enhanced connectivity to business travellers in a dynamic, living environment.
A survey for London City Airport has found that the average person in the UK has visited seven countries.
London City Airport expect to see an 11% increase in passenger numbers in the run up to Christmas, compared to last year.
Airports Commission publishes interim report, launched on 17 December, suggesting that by 2040, without extra capacity, the number of domestic routes served by Heathrow will have fallen to four and that this is of concern to the UK’s regions.
A video Christmas message from the team at London City Airport.
Paintings by Oscar-winning actor Anthony Quinn will showcase at London City Airport from this weekend.
Work to replace the two worn-out bridge expansion joints on the A117 Woolwich Manor Way ‘Rowing Course / Sir Steve Redgrave’ Bridge will commence on Tuesday 19 November between 22:00 to 06:00. This work will last approximately three nights, or until it is completed.
London City Airport recently celebrated 26 years since Her Majesty the Queen officially opened the airport on 5 November with a huge runway birthday cake.
On October 29 British Airways increased flights to Madrid and Stockholm, bringing the total number of departures to three a day to both cities.
Gassan’s jewellery corner is returning to the departures lounge just in time for Christmas.
Gassan have added Haute Horlogerie Longines and Omega to their range of luxury collections in their London City Airport store.
Passengers on the go will be pleased to see WH Smith stores airside and landside are now fitted with self-service kiosks, designed to help save you time.
Planning application submitted for infrastructure expansion to support consented flight increase.
From 1 September London City will be the first UK airport to retail Rémy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6.
London City Airport (LCY) continues to go from strength to strength. July 2013 saw the airport break previous record set in June 2013 by recording the highest number of passengers passing through the airport.
On 25 July, British Airways commenced services to Granada from London City Airport. Flights operate five times a week on a 98-seat Embraer aircraft.
If you’re flying out soon and are looking for the perfect gift for your loved one, why not drop in to Gassan’s new jewellery corner in the departure lounge.
40 of London City Airport team successfully completed a 166 mile bike ride challenge from London to Amsterdam.
From 28 October 2013, British Airways will be adding more flights to both Stockholm and Madrid.
40 workers and partners from London City Airport will be cycling 161 miles from Newham to Amsterdam today to raise money for Richard house hospice.
Passengers can now experience contemporary art as they fly through London City.
Passenger figures have continued to improve with 80,315 travelling through the airport during the last week of June.
Passenger numbers continuing to grow at London City, UK's most punctual airport.
Flights to Dusseldorf return to London City this September.
Brand new fitted solar-powered lighting systems have been installed at the entry point of the runway.
May 2013 London City Airport recorded its busiest month in its 26 year history Peaking at 15,697 passengers on Friday 24th to total 315,514, the figures obtained identified an increase of almost 20 per cent compared to May 2012.
Last night at the 9th annual ACI Europe Best Airport Awards in Istanbul, London City Airport was named and presented an award for being the best airport of its size in Europe.
Passengers flying into London City Airport can now recieve a 10% discount when purchasing from the Gassan junior collection - a ready to wear collection and adapted to the current fashion trends and can be worn every day.
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 out this month [June].
"rhubarb" at London City Airport has begun the summer season in style with a delicious new menu inspired by the warmer climate and tastes of holiday.
London City departing passengers can now tantalise their taste buds with City Bar and Girll’s brand new menu.
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 all items from the Lost Property department at London City Airport.
CityJet will re-commence services to Avignon and Toulon offering travellers with more options to discover and enjoy all France has to offer this summer.
British Airways (BA) have recommenced services to Menorca, Angers and Quimper from the end of May 2013.
The Jet Centre at London City Airport is getting a makeover to make flying on a private jet into london even more pleasurable.
CityJet celebrated its 1.5 millionth passenger with the departure of Mark Dempsey flying on the popular Amsterdam AMS route.
The coffee road-show will be arriving at London City Airport on Monday 29 April, serving Lavazza coffee, other hot drinks and cakes which you can enjoy.
In 2012 London City Airport announced a £15m refurbishment of its terminal that will include improvements the Western Pier, International arrivals and baggage hall. The airport’s intention is to begin this work as soon after the plans are agreed as possible – it is expected that the situation will progress significantly during 2013
All year round services to the Balearic Islands from London City Airport have proved to be a great success for British Airways.
London City are pleased to announce that the Technology Strategy Board will help support LCY with investment of the “Internet of things” (IOT)– demonstrator. The TSB have only funded a small number of organisations with their demonstrator project which we are elated to trial.
The Civil Aviation Authority identified London City Airport is the most punctual UK airport from October to December 2012.
From 25 July British Airways will be introducing a brand new and all year-round service to Granada.
London City Airport is pleased to announce that it will commence services to Rome, Fiumicino from 1 April 2013.
London City Airport has been recognised for its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.
On 27 March British Airways will commemorate 10 successful years at London City Airport.
London City Airport has found that more young women are travelling by air than their older counterparts for the first time.
Avis car hire at London City Airport welcomed the arrival of their latest “13 plate” car models that are now available for customers to hire and drive away
With the worlds famous TT Race set to begin this summer British Airways are offering passengers more flight options to Isle of Man between May 25 and June 8.
From 8 April 2013, Luxair will introduce an extra flight between London City and Luxembourg.
From 25 April 2013 London City Airport will be connected to Kjevik Airport, Kristiansand offering passengers easy access to Norway.
London City has become the first airport in Europe to stock hi-tech ZEAL Optics Z3 GPS and HD Video & Camera Goggles.
After last year’s successful self-service bag-tagging trial British Airways (BA) has officially introduced the new facility.
London City Airport recorded its busiest month in its 26 year history in May 2013 peaking at 15,697 passengers on Friday 23rd. The Airport saw an increase of almost 20 per cent compared to May 2012 with 315,514.
The latest results published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for the third quarter of 2012 indicated that London City Airport had the most on-time flights compared to the ten UK airports monitored.
London City Airport, the only airport in London, has been shortlisted for the 2013 Top 10 airport approach.
From April 2013, CityJet will commence service to both Dresden and Paderborn.
London City Airport brings back some festive cheer with stress-free Christmas shopping.
It’s a well-known saying that time is money, and now we know how much that is for London City Airport's business travellers.
British catwalk model Jade Parafitt brings glamour to London City Airport showcasing the hottest winter-sun look for short haul travel by style-passport. Jade demonstrated to women that they don’t have to forgo their fashion credentials when travelling abroad for work or leisure.
SkyWork were commended for their contribution to business success in Britain and Switzerland at the recent British-Swiss Business Awards.
London City Airport, in conjunction with British Airways, is currently trialling an innovative self-service bag drop facility.
Flights to the Northern Italian gateway of Venice take off from London City Airport. The six times a week service to the city of canals is the sixth new destination this year for British Airways from London City where the airline is now officially the largest operator with the highest number of routes and customers.
London City Airport sponsor, Paralympic swimming star Amy Marren, aged 13. The sponsorship forms part of the airports Health and Wellbeing programme which has been designed to support healthy living in the community amongst young and old alike.
From 17 September, British Airways will be opeining the gateway to Venice from London City Airport.
SkyWork Airport Shuttle is now available to passengers arriving/ departing via SkyWork to/from Bern Airport.
On Tuesday 24 July, Team GB swimmers arrived at London City Airport with British Airways, shortly after arriving the team made their way onto their coaches and set off to their camp, where they stay and prepare for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
From 29 October, CityJet will be operating a daily return flight to Munster-Osnabruck, Germany.
London City Airport celebrated its 1 millionth flight (arrivals and departures) with the arrival of the AF5118 from Dublin.
London City Airport received "Best Airport" at ACI Europe 8th Annual awards ceremony in Madrid. The Airport was recognised for its strong traffic growth, service quality and in particular for its ultra-efficient ‘door-to-gate’ passenger processing times.
London City Airport has created an art space in its security pre-screening area, offering passengers – should they seek it – a moment’s pause for reflection amidst the hustle and bustle of airport security.
British Airways will now be operating services to Both Palma and Ibiza all year round.
London City Airport wins 'Social Media' award at the Business Travel Magazine's inaugural People Awards which recognises excellence in business travel.
From 28 May 2012, British Airways will be operating services to the Isle of Man from London City Airport.
London City Airport is pleased to announce that the Swiss International Airlines service to Basel will re-commence on May 21 2012.
British Airways (BA) will be commencing three daily flights to Aberdeen from London City Airport on Monday 24 September 2012.
This Summer, there's even more choice when flying to and from London City Airport with lots of new destinations and increased daily flights on some of our current routes.
Pringle of Scotland launched their luxury travel collection in collaboration with Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou and 10 magazine at Aelia Duty Free on Monday 30 April 2012.
CityJet has commenced new services to France: a leisure route to Brest in Brittany. The twice-weekly service will now operate from the airline’s hub at London City Airport, throughout the whole summer season. Flights will operate on Fridays and Sundays.
On Monday 26 March, London City Airport’s Premier PA club celebrated its one-year anniversary at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel with over 100 PAs attending.
British Airways (BA) has been recognised for having the best record for on-time departures at London City Airport, where it is officially the most punctual carrier on some key business routes including Glasgow and Edinburgh.
On 26 March, Alitalia introduced their new E190 aircraft on services from London City Airport to and from Milan Linate. The new two by two configuration, offers 100 seats with two classes: Ottima (Business class) and Classica (Economy class).
British Airways has chosen London City Airport as the second airport worldwide to provide its passengers with their latest revolutionary self-bag tagging system, which began on 21 March 2012.
According to the latest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) statistics, London City Airport is the UK’s leading airport for on-time performance.
Premier PA will celebrate its first year anniversary at Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London on 26 March 2012, with all members being invited to this exclusive event.
CityJet are set to increase their daily number of flights to Edinburgh from London City Airport. In addition the airline has introduced a late night Sunday flight from London City to Edinburgh.
CityJet will be increasing their twice-weekly service between Brive and London City Airport to five times a week in July and August 2012.
Members of London City Airport’s Premier PA Club, the elite club for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants and secretaries, have been welcomed to an exclusive seminar ‘Make Social Media Work for You’, held at east London’s newest Aloft Hotel, ExCel London.
London City is sponsoring the Irish high jumper, Deirdre Ryan, in her Olympic bid and highlighting the significant relationship between London City and Dublin, one of the Airport’s busiest routes.
SWISS International Airlines is to resume twice daily services to Basel, Switzerland from the 21 May 2012.
London City Airport launched a new ski microsite to provide passengers with all the information they require to book ski or snowboarding trips from London City. The site provides expert resort guides, up-to-date snow conditions and weather reports.
From May 25, British Airways will complete its Balearic Islands portfolio, launching flights to Mahon in Menorca. Starting in May, there will also be two new French routes from London City: to Angers in the Loire Valley and Quimper in Brittany.
In conjunction with catering partner SSP - The Food Travel Experts, London City Airport has unveiled its latest customer experience initiative: comprehensive weekly wine tasting sessions, with dedicated wine sommeliers on hand to provide expert advice.
London City Airport saw more than three million passengers pass through its gates in 2011, as the Airport ends the year on a high.
London City Airport has come second in a global poll of the world’s top 10 favourite scenic airport landings.The survey was conducted by the private jet hire booking network, PrivateFly.com, and follows on from PrivateFly’s own top ten list published last year.
CEO, Richard Gooding OBE, is to step down from his Chief Executive position after 15 years to join the Board as a non-executive director. The Airport's new Chief Executive will be Declan Collier, currently CEO of the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA).