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London City Airport Holds onto Top Spot as Most Punctual Airport in the UK

11/07/2014

Declan Collier, CEO of London City Airport said:

“The latest statistics from the CAA show that London City Airport has been the most punctual of all UK airports for the last two years running. In addition, we also have the shortest average delay in the country, at just six minutes compared to an average of nine minutes. It’s a fantastic achievement and a testament to the extensive work we do to ensure that our turnaround process is industry-leading.

“Some two thirds of LCY passengers are business travellers and time is of utmost importance to them. At LCY you can go from the door of the terminal to your departure gate in 20 minutes and, on arrival, from tarmac to train in just 15 minutes. The airport’s location will also save you time – it is the only airport actually in London, with the Docklands Light Railway providing easy access to Canary Wharf, the City of London and Westminster, all in under 25 minutes.

“Every minute saved travelling can be put to better use in the office or at your meeting or conference, or having more free time to spend with your loved ones. That’s what makes LCY unique and keeps passengers coming back month after month, week after week and, in many cases, day after day.”

Further information

Flights operate from London City Airport to more than 40 to business and leisure destinations across Europe, in addition to a twice-daily all-business class New York service.

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@Ops_officer @AnnabelleDawnT Safe flight guys!
@tracymarkham @LCYFlightInfo Fantastic to hear that!
@eddiej25 Extremely sorry to hear that - could you DM us more details so i can pass this feedback on? Hope you get home soon.
@LamboJambo76 Very sorry to hear that - I've passed this back to the team.
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@JamesWerth @British_Airways fantastic time of day to travel too!
@tallblokerobbie Thanks, Rob. I'll pass this back to the terminal team nevertheless. Thank you for your patience.
@tallblokerobbie That's fantastic to hear! Did you manage to get a name? Sorry you were delayed / cancelled flight though, Rob.
@MissJodieJones Hi, the airline are in the best position to give you up to date information - you can call CityJet on 02076460709
@Dublindamo according to the information I have, it is boarding at gate 24? Weather has been affecting flights today.
@henri_jac @flybe understand your frustration. Hopefully you should be on the move soon.
@KarenFox_ Hi Karen, sorry you are disrupted. Screens are updated by handling agents / airlines - staff awith iPads should be able to help
@henri_jac @flybe Sorry you have been disrupted - staff are aware & dealing with the situation.
Weather conditions are affecting some flights - please check with your airline for specific info regarding this eve… https://t.co/KBtawIUd7g
@danielherval Adverse weather has been causing issues all day - please do check with your airline for the latest information.
@catherinako1 Hi, best to check with your airline or tweet your flight number to @LCYFlightInfo for automated flight information.
@ianmanthorp The website is back up and running - just tested it. I can give you the number if you let me know who you are flying with?
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