Declan Collier to step down as CEO of London City Airport

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport today announced that Declan Collier has decided to stand down as CEO. An international recruitment firm has been appointed to undertake a search for a new CEO and Declan will be assisting the company in finding a successor. London City Airport Chairman, Sir Terry Morgan… Read the full press release

Take Off Into Work job scheme places its 600th recruit into a job at London City Airport

LONDON, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Take Off Into Work job scheme, run by Newham Workplace and London City Airport to help local people into employment, has placed its 600th recruit into a job at the airport. To mark the occasion, the Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales joined Declan Collier, CEO of… Read the full press release

Bombardier C Series aircraft successfully flew non-stop from London City Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City

The CS100 would offer the only economically viable commercial option for direct intercontinental flights from London City to John F. Kennedy Airport Flight follows the completion of steep approach demonstration flights at London City Airport CS100 aircraft expected to receive Transport Canada and EASA steep approach certifications in the second quarter of 2017 Montréal, Canada,… Read the full press release

London City Airport wins Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year at the Skytrax World Airport Awards

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a fortnight after picking up the Airport of the Year award at the London Transport Awards, London City Airport was classified as winner of the Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year in the Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards,… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer marks its 10th anniversary

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating a decade of success and growth of its regional airline business. BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways subsidiary, with its headquarters in Manchester, marks its 10th anniversary with good cause to celebrate – the number of customers using its services has more than… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s inaugural flight from Amsterdam

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s inaugural flight from Amsterdam   LONDON, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (06/02/2017), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing at 07:20 this morning. The first flight from Airport Amsterdam Schiphol received a festive welcome… Read the full press release

London City Airport receives planning permission for expansion that will transform the airport into one of East London’s largest employers in London’s Royal Docks

LONDON, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR 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 (CADP) is a £344 million privately funded investment which… Read the full press release

£16 million development programme has begun at London City Airport’s Western Pier

LONDON, 2015-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A £16 million development programme is set to transform Departures at London City Airport. Work has begun to reconfigure the airport’s Western Pier, which houses 70 per cent of its departure gates. Built in 1987, the airport was designed for tens of thousands of passengers, not the millions… Read the full press release

London City Airport recorded its busiest ever February with 33.4% increase in passengers compared to February 2014

Edinburgh, Dublin and Amsterdam are busiest routes. LONDON, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) experienced its busiest ever February last month, with a 33.4% increase in passengers compared to February 2014. Edinburgh, Dublin and Amsterdam were the airport’s busiest routes with a combined total of 112,380 passengers over the month. Edinburgh… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s £200 million expansion granted decision on 3rd February

LONDON, 2015-2-6 — /Travel PR News/ — In a step forward in easing aviation capacity in the South East, plans to expand London City Airport have been given the go-ahead. The decision, granted on Tuesday [3 February], clears the way for a £200 million investment that will enable the airport to operate up to a… Read the full press release

London City Airport: 8 per cent increase of passengers in 2014 compared to 2013

LONDON, 2015-1-9 — /Travel PR News/ — A bounce-back in business travel has resulted in a record-breaking year in 2014 at London City Airport (LCY). The only airport actually in London, LCY welcomed 3.65 million passengers in the 12 months to December, representing an 8 per cent increase compared to 2013. Airport bosses have attributed… Read the full press release

London City Airport recognised for its increasing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by Airport Carbon Accreditation

LONDON, 2014-7-28 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has been recognised for its increasing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by Airport Carbon Accreditation, an initiative of ACI (Airports Council International) Europe. CY has been awarded Level 2 accreditation, reflecting its success in reducing carbon emissions per passenger in 2013 and recognising its approved,… Read the full press release

London City Airport in the Royal Docks with the Museum of London Docklands to develop Key Stage 2 learning module designed for use in classroom teaching

Major Newham employer develops learning resource for primary schools. LONDON, 2014-7-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Primary school pupils in the London borough of Newham are to benefit from a pioneering project, as the private sector constructively engages with the education agenda. London City Airport in the Royal Docks has worked with the Museum of London… Read the full press release

London City Airport voted one of the world’s most stunning airport landings according to PrivateFly.com poll

London City listed as a top global airport approach alongside Nice Côte D’Azur, Rio and Gibraltar, in travel poll conducted by PrivateFly. LONDON, 2014-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport is one of the world’s most stunning airport landings, according to the results of a poll* conducted by the private jet booking service, PrivateFly.com…. Read the full press release

London City Airport donates for new music block facility at Gallions Primary School

London, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new music block facility at Gallions Primary School is a step closer to completion thanks to a £5,000 donation from London City Airport. The airport’s donation will help build a new standalone music centre to the rear of the existing school building. As well as providing state of the… Read the full press release

London City Airport declares 2013 its most successful year since the airport opened in 1987

London, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — London City Airport [LCY] has reported record passenger numbers for 2013, making it the most successful year since the airport opened in 1987. LCY, the only airport actually in London, welcomed just under 3.4 million passengers in the last twelve months, a 12 per cent increase compared to 2012. An increase… Read the full press release

London City Airport survey found average UK person visited seven countries in their life

London, UK, 2014-1-2 — /travelprnews.com/ — A survey of 2,000 people for London City Airport has found that the average person in the UK has visited seven countries in their life. The research, published today, found that almost one third (31%) of Brits have visited 10 or more countries, with one globetrotter claiming an impressive tally of… Read the full press release

British Airways adds more aircraft, new routes and extra frequencies at London City Airport

London, UK, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is strengthening its position as the largest airline at London City Airport adding more aircraft, new routes and extra frequencies. The airline is growing its business next year with three new Embraer aircraft based at City Airport and the launch of new services to Rotterdam in Holland and Florence… Read the full press release

London City Airport Staff raised money on cycle charity event for Richard House Children’s Hospice

2013-07-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — A team of 40 employees and partners from London City Airport have completed a charity cycle challenge from London to Amsterdam.  The group cycled 166 miles in two days and have raised £25,000 for Richard House Children’s Hospice in East London. Declan Collier, CEO, London City Airport said:  “I am extremely proud… Read the full press release

London City Airport found that its passengers fall into five packing personalities

2013-07-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Would you be proud to show the inside of your suitcase or would you burn up with embarrassment?  London City Airport has found that its passengers fall into five packing personalities. The Kitchen Sink Packer – Can’t decide what to pack, dreads the thought of being caught without an essential item, so packs… Read the full press release

London City Airport named the best airport of its size in Europe at The 9th annual ACI Europe Best Airport Awards

2013-06-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — London City Airport has been named the best airport of its size in Europe at an industry awards ceremony. The 9th annual ACI Europe Best Airport Awards took place in Istanbul on Monday [10th June], where LCY was announced as the winner of the 1-5 million passenger category for the second year running. The… Read the full press release