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Passenger numbers expected to rise this Christmas

20/12/2013

London City Airport expect to see an 11% increase in passenger numbers in the run up to Christmas, compared to last year.

 
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London City Airport Recognises Airports Commission Concern That Links to London from UK Regions Are Declining

18/12/2013

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.

 
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Christmas message from the London City Airport team

18/12/2013

A video Christmas message from the team at London City Airport.

 
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Anthony Quinn artwork displays at London City Airport

05/12/2013

Paintings by Oscar-winning actor Anthony Quinn will showcase at London City Airport from this weekend.

 
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British Airways set to grow at London City Airport

27/11/2013
British Airways is strengthening its position as the largest airline at London City Airport adding more aircraft, new routes and extra frequencies.
 
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Royal Docks Business Leaders: ‘London Is Moving East’

20/11/2013
  • 50,000 new jobs to be created in London’s Royal Docks in next 10 years
 
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A117 Woolwich Manor Way Bridge Works

18/11/2013

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.

 
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London City Airport 26th Anniversary

06/11/2013

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.

 
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More Flights from British Airways this Winter

04/11/2013

On October 29 British Airways increased flights to Madrid and Stockholm, bringing the total number of departures to three a day to both cities.

 
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Halloween Poll Reveals World’s Scariest Sounding Airports

31/10/2013
Unless you usually fly by broomstick, there are some airports that may give people a fright this week.
 
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Gassan jewellery corner returns

29/10/2013

Gassan’s jewellery corner is returning to the departures lounge just in time for Christmas.

 
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New collections now available at Gassan in departures

29/10/2013

Gassan have added Haute Horlogerie Longines and Omega to their range of luxury collections in their London City Airport store.

 
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Speedy check-outs at WHSmith

21/10/2013

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.

 
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London City Airport Plans for Growth

26/09/2013

Planning application submitted for infrastructure expansion to support consented flight increase.

 
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Exclusive Rare Cask retailing at London City Airport

30/08/2013

From 1 September London City will be the first UK airport to retail Rémy Martin Louis XIII Rare Cask 42,6.

 
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London City Airport continues breaking records

13/08/2013

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.

 
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New service to Granada

25/07/2013

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.

 
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Gassan’s New Jewellery Shop is Open

25/07/2013

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.

 
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Alitalia set to add more services to Rome

17/07/2013
From 27 October Alitalia will be increasing services to Rome-Fiumicino from London City Airport. 
 
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British Airways Add More Flights to Stockholm and Madrid

16/07/2013

From 28 October 2013, British Airways will be adding more flights to both Stockholm and Madrid.

 
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#LCYbikeride challenge to Amsterdam helps raise £25k for charity

16/07/2013

40 of London City Airport team successfully completed a 166 mile bike ride challenge from London to Amsterdam.

 
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#LCYbikeride to Amsterdam !

12/07/2013

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.

 
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London City Airport Art Display

11/07/2013

Passengers can now experience contemporary art as they fly through London City.

 
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London City Airport hit an all time high...again!

10/07/2013

Passenger figures have continued to improve with 80,315 travelling through the airport during the last week of June.

 
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SWISS offer convenient connections between Singapore and London City Airport

08/07/2013
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) open up convenient connections between Singapore and London City Airport.  
 
 
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London City the most punctual airport in the UK

06/07/2013

Passenger numbers continuing to grow at London City, UK's most punctual airport.

 
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Flights to Dusseldorf return to London City

26/06/2013

Flights to Dusseldorf return to London City this September.

 
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LCY Implement Solar powered lighting

18/06/2013

Brand new fitted solar-powered lighting systems have been installed at the entry point of the runway.

 
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London City Set New Record

14/06/2013

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.

 
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London City Airport win award for being best airport in Europe

13/06/2013

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.

 
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Great discounts at Gassan this summer

11/06/2013

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.

 
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London City Airport Invites Passengers to ‘Get Closer’

03/06/2013

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].  

 
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'rhubarb' introduce their latest summer menu

02/06/2013

"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. 

 
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City Bar and Grill unveil new menu

01/06/2013

London City departing passengers can now tantalise their taste buds with City Bar and Girll’s brand new menu. 

 
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Diamonds, Designer watches and Dentures

28/05/2013

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.

 
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Here comes summer - Avignon and Toulon return to London City

23/05/2013

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.

 
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British Airways re-commence summer favorites

13/05/2013

British Airways (BA) have recommenced services to Menorca,  Angers and Quimper from the end of May 2013.

 
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60 Second Arrival Pledge at London's New Look Jet Centre

02/05/2013

The Jet Centre at London City Airport is getting a makeover to make flying on a private jet into london even more pleasurable.

 
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CityJet celebrate 1.5 millionth passenger

30/04/2013

CityJet celebrated its 1.5 millionth passenger with the departure of Mark Dempsey flying on the popular Amsterdam AMS route.

 
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Coffee Charity Challenge at London City Airport

26/04/2013

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.

 
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Terminal enhancements

19/04/2013

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

 
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Important notice for winter sun seekers

18/04/2013

All year round services to the Balearic Islands from London City Airport have proved to be a great success for British Airways. 

 
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The “Internet of things” will be trialled at London City Airport

26/03/2013

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.

 
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LCY the Most Punctual In the UK

25/03/2013

The Civil Aviation Authority identified London City Airport is the most punctual UK airport from October to December 2012.

 
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London City Airport welcomes services to Granada

20/03/2013

From 25 July British Airways will be introducing a brand new and  all year-round service to Granada.

 
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Passenger numbers on the up at UK airports

19/03/2013

Latest results published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) identified that UK airports handled 221 million passengers during 2012, an increase of 0.6% (1.4 million) on 2011. To view full results click here.

 
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Next stop…Rome!

13/03/2013

London City Airport is pleased to announce that it will commence services to Rome, Fiumicino from 1 April 2013.

 
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London City Airport Aim to Reduce Carbon Emissions

11/03/2013

London City Airport has been recognised for its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.  

 
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British Airways celebrate 10 years at London City Airport

10/03/2013

On 27 March British Airways will commemorate 10 successful years at London City Airport.

 
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Women flying high at London City Airport

08/03/2013

London City Airport has found that more young women are travelling by air than their older counterparts for the first time.

 
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SSP introduce new take-away concept at Panopolis, Airside.

05/03/2013
SSP have introduced a new take away concept available from Panopolis Airside.      
 
 
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Avis introduce new “13 plate” cars to their London City fleet

04/03/2013

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

 
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BA introduce extra flights to the Isle of Man for the TT Races

01/03/2013

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.

 
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Luxair set to introduce an additional weekday service.

04/02/2013

From 8 April 2013, Luxair will introduce an extra flight between London City and Luxembourg.

 
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London City Airport new service to Norway

04/02/2013

From 25 April 2013 London City Airport will be connected to Kjevik Airport, Kristiansand offering passengers easy access to Norway.

 
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New services to Nüremberg from London City

29/01/2013

To celebrate the launch of CityJet's new service to Nüremberg on 27 January, passengers were entertained by traditional Oomph band the Bettesteiner Footstompers. 

 
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London city offer the latest in cutting-edge ski gear technology

15/01/2013

London City has become the first airport in Europe to stock hi-tech ZEAL Optics Z3 GPS and HD Video & Camera Goggles.

 
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24 seconds to check- in with BA bag drop at LCY

14/01/2013

After last year’s successful self-service bag-tagging trial British Airways (BA) has officially introduced the new facility.  

 
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London City Set New Record

13/01/2013

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.

 

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