London City Airport News

Collier steps down as London City Airport chief executive

Collier steps down as London City Airport chief executive

2 days ago Airline News

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 to launch flights from London City Airport

TAP to launch flights from London City Airport

19 April 2017 Airline News

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.

London City Airport breaks passenger records in 2016

London City Airport breaks passenger records in 2016

9 January 2017 Airline News

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.

Don’t pack Christmas food in hand luggage, warns London City

Don’t pack Christmas food in hand luggage, warns London City

19 December 2016 Airline News

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.

British Airways releases cockpit video of London City Airport landing

British Airways releases cockpit video of London City Airport landing

11 August 2016 Airline News

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 given go ahead for expansion

London City Airport given go ahead for expansion

27 July 2016 Airline News

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 introduces flight information to Facebook Messenger

London City Airport introduces flight information to Facebook Messenger

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.

Vote of confidence for London City Airport

Vote of confidence for London City Airport

12 April 2016 Airline News

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.