In a major expansion that will see the airline significantly boost connectivity between the UK regions and Ireland to and from London, Flybe is delighted to announce that it has signed a five-year agreement with London City Airport (LCY) to commence domestic and international operations to/from London City with effect from 27 October 2014. Routes are on sale immediately.
Bloomberg and London City Airport have announced a three-year agreement to install an immersive, technology-driven Bloomberg brand experience brought to life across a number of physical and digital touch points within the airport. Opening in spring 2014, the first Bloomberg Hub will enhance the experience of close to 3.4 million customers who pass through LCY each year.
London is moving east – that’s the message from business leaders in London’s Royal Docks today. As London City Airport launches a report on its future plans, businesses and developers are calling for more recognition of the huge investment taking place in and around the Royal Docks, which they are calling the ‘Crown Jewels of East London’.
London City Airport has submitted a planning application for permission to expand its current infrastructure to accommodate up to 120,000 flight movements per year, a level already permitted under an application granted in 2009. The proposals will also allow the airport to double its passenger numbers - to six million - over the next ten years, while continuing to attract inward investment into east London and acting as a catalyst for the regeneration of the area.
London City Airport has seen a sharp increase in passenger numbers, with 25 per cent more fliers making their way through the terminal in July than last year. In total a record 328,155 passengers were recorded during the month, up by 12,600 from the same period of 2012.
The only airport in central London had its busiest ever month, week and day in May, peaking at 15,697 passengers on Friday 23rd to total 315,514 - the highest monthly figure in its 26 year history. The figures represent an increase of almost 20 per cent compared to May 2012.
London City Airport is to focus on inbound growth for 2012 and beyond, dedicating a large proportion of the year’s marketing activity to key European hubs and substantially increasing resources within the commercial division. This activity will complement working closely with airline customers through planned airline marketing activity, extending the reach of the campaigns through personal interaction with targeted audiences.
London City Airport saw more than three million passengers pass through its gates in 2011, latest figures have revealed, as the airport ends the year on a high. The airport reported a growth in passenger numbers, recording a 7.6 per cent increase for the year when compared to 2010.
Declan Collier will take over as Chief Executive of London City Airport when Richard Gooding OBE steps down from his executive position after 15 years. The changeover will take place in early 2012.
London City Airport has announced chief executive, Richard Gooding, is to step down from the role after 15 years and join the board as a non-executive director. Declan Collier, currently chief executive of the Dublin Airport Authority, will assume the role.
London City Airport, the capital’s only airport with a London postcode, is preparing for its busiest year yet in 2012 as London continues to move east and puts the airport on the doorstep of the city’s newest developments.
London City Airport’s on-time performance continues to beat all other UK airports. Statistics recently published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) marked London City Airport’s arriving and departing scheduled services at 89% on time, three percentage points higher than any other major UK Airport.