London City Airport announces the appointment of Andrew Hodges as its new Chief Commercial Officer

Hodges to join East London hub from Norse Atlantic Airways, where he is currently the Chief Commercial Officer Brings extensive airline experience, including senior roles at easyJet and British Airways Airport is set to welcome 3 million passengers in 2022 and expects to be back above pre-pandemic levels by 2025 London, UK, 2022-Dec-01 — /Travel… Read the full press release

London City Airport teams up with Leidos to replace conventional security X-ray machines with CT scanners

After being ranked ‘best performing UK airport for security queues’ by a recent Which? survey, London City Airport is set to offer an even better security experience, with the introduction of an all-CT scanner operation from April 2023 London City will be amongst the first UK airports to offer a full CT security proposition The… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s STEM in Aviation event inspired London students into decarbonisation technologies for the aviation industry

London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — 400 students from 14 East London schools assembled at the ExCeL on Friday, 4th of November for London City Airport’s first ‘STEM in Aviation Day’ since the pandemic. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Zero Emission Flight’, which aims to inspire the next generation of innovators and… Read the full press release

Project NAPKIN: UK aviation consortium publishes comprehensive study on potential of a carbon free future for UK domestic aviation by 2040

UK can be a global leader in the hydrogen economy but a national hydrogen strategy will be fundamental to meeting future supply, distribution and cost challenges for aviation London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Within the next 20 years, passengers could be flying between all regions of the UK on planes which emit… Read the full press release

London City Airport Community Fund supports 15 East London local groups and community organisations with £41,580 funding

London, UK, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has announced the successful applicants to the latest round of grants in 2022 from the airport’s £75,000 Community Fund. In total, £41,580 of funding has been awarded to 15 local groups and community organisations covering six East London boroughs including Newham, Hackney, Lewisham, City… Read the full press release

London City Airport named Best Airport in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

London, UK, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — London City was ranked the number one airport in the UK by passengers for ‘its proximity to the sights of Central London’ and for providing a fast travel experience ‘without the chaos larger airports sometimes offer’. Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport, said: “We… Read the full press release

London City Airport announces £12m investment to upgrade its departures area

Investment of £12m along with SSP, Lagardère Travel Retail and WHSmith Upgrade will see 30% more seating, two new dining experiences and newly expanded duty free and retail space, along with new and expanded toilets Phased transition to maintain existing facilities during works, with the upgrade set for completion by Summer 2023 News comes as… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes SUN-AIR’s services to Billund

SUN-AIR’s 6 day a week service to the home of Lego gets underway Airlines switch capacity back to business travel with more rotations on key routes Airport closing in on 2 million passenger milestone, expecting 3 million for the full year London, UK 2022-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a summer where 70% of… Read the full press release

London City Airport recognised with Digital Transformation Award at the 32nd ACI Europe Annual Congress

Airport recognised for pioneering Digital Air Traffic Control Tower project European award notes the successful cross industry partnership working with NATS, SAAB and CAA as integral LCY receives the award at the 32nd Annual ACI Europe Congress in Rome London, UK, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from being named by the Daily Telegraph… Read the full press release

London City Airport announces plans to mark the 70th year of Queen Elizabeth II’s historic reign

Airport launches new commemorative logo for the Jubilee Sponsors local community celebrations in Newham and Barking & Dagenham Airport set to be busy as passengers fly into London for the Jubilee weekend from across the UK and Europe London, UK, 2022-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As preparations gear up for the global celebration of… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes L’Odyssey service to Normandy seaside town of Deauville

Will be the only service this summer between London and Deauville L’Odyssey will offer a twice weekly service for 27 passengers on a specially reconfigured Saab 340B Deauville a hugely popular domestic tourist destination London, UK, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — From July 1st 2022, L’Odyssey will operate a twice weekly service to the beautiful… Read the full press release

London City Airport sets out roadmap to become the first net zero airport in London by 2030

LCY sets out roadmap for the airport to achieve net zero carbon by 2030 Data shows that 73% of passengers access the airport by public and sustainable transport, the highest percentage of any UK airport Recent polling commissioned by London City Airport, conducted by YouGov, found that 82% of passengers believe it is important for… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new route between Shetland Islands and London

London, UK, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The first direct service from London City Airport to Shetland has taken off today (9 May), connecting Londoners with Britain’s most northerly archipelago. What is now the fastest way to travel to the Shetland Islands from London, the new route operated by Loganair (the UK’s largest regional… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes ITA Airways’ services to Milan Linate Airport

ITA Airways launch triple-daily flights from London City Airport to Milan Linate Airport, with first service landing at London City at 8.25 on March 28th The Italian airline is the first new carrier to operate from the London hub since the Covid-19 pandemic struck Route reconnects two major European cities for both business and leisure… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s new services to Milan Malpensa and Luxembourg and resumption of Rotterdam and Nice connections

LCY sees its fourth consecutive busiest week, up 40% on February with the airport on track to have its best month since the start of the pandemic. LCY reaches 2019 business traffic share, representing 46% of passenger journeys. BA CityFlyer starts new routes from LCY to Milan Malpensa and Luxembourg, plus restarts key routes to Rotterdam and Nice… Read the full press release

London City Airport announces latest round of 2022 grants from its £75,000 Community Fund

London City Airport has announced the successful applicants to its latest round of 2022 grants from the airport’s £75,000 Community Fund. London, UK, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In total, £35,683 of funding has been awarded to 13 local groups and community organisations, covering seven East London boroughs, including Newham, Hackney, Lewisham, Redbridge, Tower… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new Loganair services from the Isle of Man

London, UK, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has today (11/03/2022) announced that it will launch services from the Isle of Man to both London City and London Heathrow airports from next month, marking a major step forward for the Isle of Man’s post-pandemic air connectivity. New services will… Read the full press release

London City Airport hosted successful events in support of its local community

The airport welcomed almost 150 attendees to its first jobs fair since the pandemic begun, to showcase current employment opportunities, with nearly 1 in 3 attendees applying for live vacancies. London City Airport, in partnership with UMi and Newham Council also sponsored the Royal Docks Business Recovery event, providing procurement support to local businesses, ahead… Read the full press release

London City Airport opens its first electric car charging stations

Three rapid and four fast chargers can now be used by passengers, black cabs and airport staff New investment, installed by UK Power Networks Services and supported by BP Pulse, part of the airport’s drive to increase the number of sustainable journeys to and from London City Builds on 2021’s partnership with Tusker to encourage… Read the full press release

London City Airport adds Chambéry and Salzburg to its winter ski holiday roster

New routes added to London City’s winter ski holiday roster   Complements existing SWISS and British Airways services to Zurich and Geneva  As restrictions ease, Britons expected to flock to the Alps this half-term  London, UK, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — With this winter’s ski season now back on track, Brits and Europeans are… Read the full press release

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

Central London airport expects meaningful growth in 2022 as British Airways announces significant summer schedule More than three quarters of 2019 routes to be on the London City departure board in 2022 New routes include Thessaloniki, Barcelona and the return of 2019 top performer Milan 714,000 passengers used London City in 2021, down 21% on… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki to its European routes for 2022 summer season

London, UK, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new routes across Europe in time for the summer season.  Operating from London City Airport, customers can now book to fly to Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki – adding to BA CityFlyer’s already extensive network. Flights to all destinations will operate on… Read the full press release

Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations now on sale for British Airways’ new Gatwick subsidiary

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( 14-12-2021) British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations will also be on sale from Tuesday 14 December. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s services to Prague, Salzburg and Chambéry

BA CityFlyer will start flights to Prague this Sunday, 31st of October with three weekly rotations.  BA CityFlyer is also planning to commence flights to Salzburg from the 12th of December on a three-weekly rotation and two flights a day between Chambéry from the 19th of December. The latest figures indicate the airport is on track to welcome… Read the full press release

East London charitable projects to benefit from City Airport Community Fund grants

Community Fund provides financial backing to local groups working to build stronger, safer, and healthier communities in East London 12 local charities and not for profit organisations awarded £3k grants to enable significant and positive change for East Londoners Funding from the airport’s Community Fund reaches a total of £75,000 in 2021 London, UK, 2021-Jul-24… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes resumption of SWISS’ services to Zurich

SWISS to operate twice-weekly service from LCY to Zurich, with flights resuming from today (Wednesday 12th May) Key business and leisure connection restored with Switzerland’s largest city ahead of the restart of international travel from the UK London, UK, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has welcomed the restoration of connections to… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer launches services from London City Airport to Guernsey and Guernsey to Edinburgh this summer

London, UK, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching two additional routes this summer. Customers will benefit from London City Airport to Guernsey and Guernsey to Edinburgh, operating twice a week from 25 June 2021. Operating on Monday and Friday, Guernsey is the ideal UK holiday destination this summer with beaches and… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches new travel portal to help passengers make informed travel plans

The London City Airport Travel Portal, designed by Effect Digital and powered by Netflights, is now live. In one place, it provides passengers with information to support their summer travel choices, from booking flights to departure and arrival testing requirements for all of London City Airport’s current and upcoming destinations. New routes from the airport… Read the full press release

British Airways announces two new routes to Jersey and Gibraltar from London City Airport

London, UK, 2021-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (8 April 2021) announced the launch of two new routes to Jersey and Gibraltar from London City Airport. Operating initially over the summer period, the routes will launch on 25 June, 2021. Two flights a week will operate to Jersey and Gibraltar –… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes BA CityFlyer’s resumption of flights to Geneva

Flights between London City Airport and Geneva to resume from Saturday 19th December 4x weekly service restores key international connection for business and leisure travel – LCY’s ninth most popular route last year London, UK, 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ —London City Airport has welcomed the resumption of flights to Geneva (GVA) from Saturday 19th December. Four… Read the full press release