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London City Airport praises expert bomb disposal teams following return to normal flight operations

14/02/2018

London City Airport returned to business as usual on Tuesday, welcoming over 13,000 passengers and operating 264 flights, following the discovery of a Second World War bomb submerged in King George ...read more

 

WW2 ordnance discovery at London City Airport

12/02/2018

A chronological list of London City Airport statements are below, in relation to the discovery of an unexploded WW2 ordnance in King George V Dock, south of airport. The airport is now open. <span ...read more

 

London City Airport becomes the first UK airport to ditch plastic straws

05/02/2018

Plastic straws are no longer available in any of London City Airport's food and drink outlets, and have been replaced with biodegradable paper straws, which will be provided upon request. The ...read more

 

4.5 million passengers used London City Airport in 2017 with Amsterdam no.1 destination following 16% growth on route

08/01/2018

London City Airport has published its annual passenger figures for 2017, showing that over 4.5 million passengers used London's most convenient airport last year. In total 4,511,107 passengers ...read more

 

“WhatsAppy Christmas!” 43% of Brits use instant messaging app to say Merry Christmas to relatives abroad

18/12/2017

London City Airport finds two thirds of Brits have relatives overseas on Christmas Day Nearly half use WhatsApp to wish them Happy Christmas with only 15% sending a card or letter The ...read more

 

London City Airport inspires 200 East London teenagers to consider future STEM careers ahead of its £430 million development programme

10/11/2017

London City Airport's &lsquo;STEM in Aviation Day' at ExCeL London today (Friday 10 November) brings together some of the best innovators in the sector to promote Science, Technology, ...read more

 

London City Airport signs 10-year deal with NATS

02/11/2017

London City Airport has chosen to continue its relationship with NATS as its air traffic service provider for the next 10 years through a multi-million pound strategic partnership signed this week. NATS ...read more

 

Winter is coming to London City Airport with British Airways

30/10/2017

Winter is coming to London City Airport as a British Airways 'Plane of Thrones' takes off for the mystical land of &lsquo;Winterfell'. Known in more modern, and real life, times as Iceland, ...read more

 

TAP Portugal launch Lisbon service

30/10/2017

TAP's operation between London City airport and Lisbon launched on 29 October 2017, with the inaugural flight taking off from London City at 7:50pm. TAP now serves three airports in London, offering ...read more

 

New photography exhibition to mark 30th anniversary of London City Airport charts decades of growth and stunning changes to its Docklands location

26/10/2017

London City Airport: 30 Years in Photographs is a free pop-up photography exhibition in Jubilee Place in the Lower Mall of Canary Wharf It opens today (Thursday 26 October 2017) exactly ...read more

 

London City Airport celebrates 30th anniversary and reveals updated artists' impressions of airport after £400m development

26/10/2017

Thursday 26 October marks exactly 30 years since the airport's first commercial flights To mark the milestone, the airport has published seven updated artist's impressions ...read more

 

London City Airport enlists 80s drinks legend and former Savoy Hotel Head Bartender to create signature cocktail for airport’s 30th birthday

23/10/2017

Peter Dorelli was Head Bartender at the famous American Bar at the Savoy Hotel from 1984 to 2003, which was crowned the world's best bar last month His retro creation is called ...read more

 

European Regions Airline Association crown London City Airport the Airport of the Year 2017

18/10/2017

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has awarded London City Airport the ERA Airport of the Year 2017 at the association's annual General Assembly in Athens. The airport's ...read more

 

VLM Airlines returns to Antwerp route

06/10/2017

After an absence of more than nine years, VLM Airlines will be flying again on the historic route between Antwerp Airport and London City Airport. Seats are already on sale via the travel agents. Since ...read more

 

London City Airport announces Wilma Allan as new Chief Finance Officer

18/09/2017

London City Airport (LCY) today announced that following an extensive search and selection process that Wilma Allan will be appointed as its new Chief Finance officer. Wilma has over 20 years' ...read more

 

London City Airport distributes £30,000 in grants from 30th Anniversary Community Sponsorship Fund

13/09/2017

London City Airport has confirmed the 15 recipients of its £30,000 30th Anniversary Community Sponsorship Fund. The fund was announced in April and created especially to mark the airport's ...read more

 

An uplifting 30th birthday celebration for London City Airport as the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta takes off

10/09/2017

At 7.00am this morning, twenty-seven hot air balloons lifted off from London City Airport as part of the 2017 RICOH Lord Mayor's Hot Air Balloon Regatta. It is the first time the regatta ...read more

 

London City Airport praised by CAA for its improved disabled passenger assistance

11/08/2017

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has improved its rating of London City Airport's quality of assistance for disabled passengers, recognising its provision of help as &ldquo;good&rdquo; in ...read more

 

SWISS becomes world’s first airline to serve London City with the Bombardier C Series

09/08/2017

On Tuesday 8 August SWISS became the first airline in the world to offer commercial flights with the Bombardier C Series aircraft to and from London City Airport. The advanced and innovative short- ...read more

 

Flybe announces 2018 summer schedule from London City

02/08/2017

Understanding that many of its customers like to plan early to take advantage of the best possible prices, Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, has today (1st August 2017) announced its 2018 ...read more

 

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