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

British Airways and Disneyland Paris organised day trip to Disneyland Paris for forty deserving youngsters

LONDON, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Forty deserving youngsters found time to sparkle as they jetted off with British Airways from London City Airport to join in the 25th anniversary celebrations at Disneyland Paris. The children and adults from three London charities were joined by some famous friends including Alesha Dixon, Stacey Solomon, Joe Swash,… 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

London City Airport offers several ways to treat your Mum special this Mother’s Day

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Whisk your Mum to Amsterdam – or one of London City Airport’s 45 destinations – this weekend and treat her to seven million flowers, rather than just the usual bouquet. March is an ideal time to visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens, with its magnificent display of tulips, daffodils and… Read the full press release

London City Airport opens new Business Lounge on Monday 20 March

LONDON, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport’s new Business Lounge will officially open on Monday 20 March, offering a premium customer experience for all passengers at the reasonable price of £35 per person. The Business Lounge is housed in a newly transformed area of the airport’s Private Jet Centre, easily accessible from… 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

British Airways launches service to Milan from London City Airport and Stansted Airport

LONDON, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching new year-round services to Milan, Italy from two London airports in April. The new routes to Milan’s Linate Airport will start from London City Airport on April 24 and from Stansted Airport on April 29. There will be two flights a day on week… 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 welcomes new café-bar concept Truman’s Brick Lane Brews

London City Airport welcomes new café-bar concept Truman’s Brick Lane Brews   LONDON, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

London City Airport holds ‘STEM in Aviation’ Day to help encourage the next generation of STEM professionals

LONDON, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 100 students from 11 schools in Essex and London met on Thursday 3 November at London’s ExCel Centre to discover more about science, technology, engineering and maths-based (STEM) careers, including aviation. The ‘STEM in Aviation’ Day was organised by London City Airport in partnership with the East London… Read the full press release

London City Airport introduces real-time Feedback Now system to improve passenger experience

Passengers can express their level of satisfaction with the London City Airport experience by pressing ‘emoji’ buttons at 16 different locations in the terminal The cutting edge Feedback Now technology sends data to airport staff as-it-happens, including alerts via text message to help allocate resources effectively No other UK airport has this real-time functionality –… Read the full press release

British Airways adds more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport

British Airways adds more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport   LONDON, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is providing more than 34,000 extra seats to Germany from London City Airport this winter with bigger aircraft and additional flights. Services to Hamburg and Dusseldorf will operate on the 76-seat Embraer… Read the full press release

Flybe extends its service between Cardiff and London City Airport

London, 2016-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Following an overwhelming response from the business community, Flybe has taken the commercial decision to extend the service between Cardiff and London City Airport while demand exists. Tickets for these flights are available for booking now at www.flybe.com with one way fares from £34.99 including taxes and charges. This… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches state-of-the-art full-body scanner to hasten passenger security screening and detection

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) 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… Read the full press release

British Airways to hire new pilots for its expanding fleet of Embraer jet aircraft based at London City Airport

LONDON, 2016-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is recruiting new pilots for its expanding fleet of Embraer jet aircraft at London City Airport. An ambitious recruitment programme is launched this month to find both direct entry captains and first officers to join BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways’ subsidiary that operates from the… Read the full press release

London City Airport becomes the first UK airport to play music for passengers as they go through main security search area

In a first for UK airports, London City Airport has started playing a mixture of ambient electronica and upbeat acoustic music to passengers as they go through the airport’s main security search Ed Sheeran’s songs have received the most positive reaction from passengers and staff Music psychologist from The University of Sheffield says that the… 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

London City Airport passengers now can use Facebook Messenger to check real-time information on their flight

LONDON, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport is 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… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes British Airways’ new flights from London to Alicante

LONDON, 2016-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — England and Spain have a new happier connection thanks to the launch of British Airways flights from London City Airport to Alicante. As the two countries commiserated on their joint exit from the Euro 2016 football finals last night, customers were celebrating the start of the new four-times-a-week service… Read the full press release

London City Airport reveals items most commonly confiscated from hand luggage in the past 12 months

London City Airport has revealed the top 10 most common and most unusual items confiscated from hand luggage in the past year, including dog shampoo, horse treats, fluffy handcuffs and a John West tuna 4-pack in sunflower oil Approximately 1 in 8 people (13%) in the UK have had an item confiscated at airport security… Read the full press release

London City Airport celebrates the launch of new British Airways flights to Bergerac, France

LONDON, 2016-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — A great French icon made a flying visit to London City Airport this week to celebrate the launch of new British Airways flights to Bergerac. The vintage Citroen 2CV represented the best of France’s heritage while the new air link provides the quickest journey yet between the city of… Read the full press release

International infrastructure investors consortium to acquire London City Airport

LONDON, 2016-Feb-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alberta Investment Management Corporation, on behalf of its clients (“AIMCo”), OMERS, Ontario Teachers; Pension Plan (“OTPP”) and Wren House Infrastructure Management Limited (“Wren House”), the infrastructure investing arm of the Kuwait Investment Authority, (each a “Consortium Member” and collectively the “Consortium”), is pleased to announce that it has signed… Read the full press release

NetJets’ Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft sets new standard for speed between three of the world’s most challenging airports

NetJets Global 6000 aircraft set a new world speed record flying from Aspen, U.S. to London, UK; subsequent record flight occurred as aircraft travelled round trip between London, U.K. and Lugano, Switzerland New world records showcase business jet’s impressive speed, field performance, and extraordinary steep approach capability The Global 6000 aircraft is the largest business… Read the full press release

London City Airport compiled a list of items holidaymakers would never travel without

LONDON, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) has asked its passengers which items they would never travel without, producing some surprising results. The list, compiled from a survey of 500 passengers setting off from the UK, reveals interesting holidaymaker habits including the fact that in an age when it seems everyone… 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 to run Taxi Advertising Campaign

LONDON, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) has utilised the latest in advertising technology to target business travellers with its new ad campaign. The campaign, run via media planners BBVS, is aimed at business travellers in specific areas of London and only runs when cabs start a journey within pre-determined areas… Read the full press release

London City Airport donates confiscated tins and jars of food to Newham Foodbank in East London

Jars Confiscated by Airport Security Make Tasty Deposit for Foodbank LONDON, 2015-4-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ever wondered what happened to liquids you had confiscated by airport security? Plenty of people each year fall foul of strict airport regulations that mean that no more than 100ml of liquids can be taken in hand luggage… Read the full press release

London City Airport: British Airways to offer 26,000 seats from London City to Ibiza next winter

LONDON, 2015-4-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will be offering a record 26,000 seats from London City to Ibiza next winter. With a climate several degrees warmer than the UK and year-round leisure activities, the third largest of the Balearic Islands has proved so popular with British travellers that British Airways has made… Read the full press release