London City Airport has announced that Declan Collier has decided to stand down as chief executive. London City Airport chairman, Terry Morgan, said, “On behalf of the board I want to pay tribute to the tremendous contribution that Declan has made to London City Airport.”
TAP is launching flights from London City Airport to Lisbon, in addition to its services already available from Heathrow and Gatwick. Available now for customers to book, the flights will operate from October 29th, with two daily flights from Monday to Friday and one daily flight on weekends.
Truman’s East London’s iconic brewery has launched Brick Lane Brews, a new café-bar concept, at London City Airport. This new venture sees the brewery expand its offer to serve a quintessentially East End London menu from morning to night.
London City Airport welcomed a record-breaking 4.5 million passengers in 2016 ahead of £344 million development. Expanding routes, investment in facilities and the continued convenience of the only airport actually in London has led to a record-breaking year for London City Airport.
As the festive getaway continues at London City Airport, the airport has published advice to passengers with Christmas gifts and edible items in their hand luggage. The airport, which earlier this year revealed its most commonly confiscated items, has provided a helpful list of festive items which cannot be brought on board aircraft in hand luggage, primarily because of the government restrictions on liquids, pastes and gels, which must be under 100ml.
London City Airport has successfully introduced a state-of-the-art millimetre-wave full-body scanner which will help further increase the speed of security screening and detection at the airport. The Quick Personnel Security scanner R&S QPS200 from Rohde & Schwarz completes a scan in a matter of seconds and automatically detects potentially dangerous items.
All flights at London City Airport have been disrupted after protestors from the Black Lives Matter movement gained access to the runway. Protestors entered the airport at around 06:00 this morning, chaining themselves together on the runway.
British Airways has released a cockpit video showing the steep approach into London City Airport to celebrate the airline’s bespoke business-class only service completing 25 million miles – the equivalent to 100 trips to the moon or circling the earth 1,000 times. The footage, filmed from the pilots’ perspective in the flight deck, now gives everyone the chance to see the amazing aerial views of the capital’s iconic skyline.
London City Airport has today received planning permission for expansion from the UK government which will enable the airport to welcome 6.5 million passengers by 2025 and inject £1.5 billion each year into the economy. The City Airport Development Programme is a £344 million privately funded investment which includes plans for seven new aircraft stands, a parallel taxiway and passenger terminal extension.
London City Airport has become the first airport in the UK to enable customers to use Facebook Messenger to find out the latest real-time information about their flight. Following a short trial period, from today any passenger who has Facebook Messenger on their device can send their flight number on the day of travel to the LCY Flight Info Facebook page and receive personalised flight information.
The significant extent of London City Airport’s contribution to the UK and London economy has been revealed in a new report by Oxford Economics. The research group has found that trips from the airport can be associated with approximately £11 billion of UK trade exports to ten key European markets – accounting for five per cent of all the UK’s exports to these countries, which totalled £218 billion in 2014.