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List of Press Releases from 2016

February 2016

  • London City Airport Sale Confirmed

March 2016

  • Launch of New German Routes from City Airport
  • Flybe to Provide City to City Air Link from Cardiff
  • New Spanish Route from London City

April 2016

  • New research shows London City Airport enables £11 billion of European trade as London’s business decision-makers back airport’s expansion
  • London City Airport launches 5-point Newham Community Pledge as airport expansion receives support from East London businesses
  • London City Airport awarded by Airports Council International for reducing its carbon footprint

May 2016

  • From the Docklands to the Dordogne - Tout Suite
  • More Alitalia flights between London and Milan
  • Re-discovered promotional video makes London air travel in the 1990s look and sound amazing
  • Posh pooch shampoo, John West tuna, £40,000 cash and snow globes:

June 2016

  • Some Oompah for New German Routes from London City Airport
  • London City Airport's Volunteering Fortnight is most successful ever with 375 staff hours contributed
  • Forget football, head to sunny Alicante

July 2016

  • London City Airport’s guide helps international visitors understand what Brits say during summer versus what they actually mean
  • Royal shortbread, posh tea and the famous red bus: the most popular gifts and souvenirs at London City Airport are best of British
  • Newham schools compete to suggest new destinations and gain hands-on work experience
  • Flybe's new route to Rennes takes off from London City Airport
  • London City Airport introduces Facebook Messenger to check flight information
  • Major boost for UK and London economy as London City Airport receives planning permission for expansion

August 2016

  • Queue the music: London City Airport is the first UK airport to play tunes to passengers during security screening

September 2016

  • SUN-AIR to start new route between London City Airport and Bremen
  • Recruitment Drive for New Pilots
  • Flybe flights between London City Airport and Cardiff take off on track

October 2016

  • London City Airport is the first UK airport to introduce state-of-the-art full-body scanner for passengers
  • Flybe service between London City Airport and Cardiff to continue
  • London City Airport implements real-time customer feedback system
  • London City Airport appoints former I.T. guru as Chief Operating Officer
  • London City Airport Statement
  • London City Airport CEO responds to Heathrow decision

November 2016

  • London City named best regional airport in the world
  • London City Airport inspires East London pupils to pursue careers that will shape the UK economy

December 2016

  • Don’t let Christmas get confiscated – London City Airport offers advice on the festive items to avoid in your hand luggage