London City Airport welcomes KLM’s resumption of services to Amsterdam Schiphol

LONDON, CITY, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel restrictions and demand. From 13th July 2020, KLM is set to resume operations between London City Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol. Linking Central London to the capital city… Read the full press release

London City Airport to restart commercial operations from the end of June

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport today (3rd June, 2020) announced plans to restart commercial operations from the end of June. With more details to be announced alongside airline partners shortly, it is expected that domestic services to key UK cities and regions will begin first.  International flights are expected… Read the full press release

London City Airport pledged to donate £50,000 to support foodbanks across East London

LONDON, UK, 2020-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As the UK goes into its fourth week of lockdown, today (16th April 2020) London City Airport pledged to donate £50,000 to help nine foodbanks across Newham, Greenwich, Tower Hamlets & Barking & Dagenham. In 2019, the airport, which is based in the London Borough of Newham,… Read the full press release

London City Airport selects Anne Hardy for its inaugural art commission

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has announced that the critically acclaimed East London artist, Anne Hardy, has been selected for their inaugural art commission. Destination London is a new site-specific work that will be unveiled to the public in June. This exciting new commission will welcome millions of visitors… Read the full press release

London City Airport staff more than doubled volunteering efforts in 2019 for a record-breaking year of giving

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport staff more than doubled their volunteering efforts last year, with a total of 1,934 hours given to local good causes in 2019. The record-breaking year of giving concluded in December with the airport’s annual ‘12 Days of Giving’ volunteering drive, which saw 74 members of staff give 592… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s Community Fund awards second round of grants to 14 local charities and not-for-profit organisations

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The second round of grants for London City Airport’s Community Fund have been awarded. In total, 14 local charities and not-for-profit organisations, across ten East London boroughs, will each receive a payment of up to £3000. These grants provide a financial boost to local groups, such as mental… Read the full press release

The Cuddle Club brings therapeutic pooches to London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport’s Departures Lounge welcomed four-legged visitors today (6th November 2019), in a special trial event to coincide with National Stress Awareness Day. A group of therapy dogs from The Cuddle Club, which specialises in workplace wellbeing, came airside with their handlers to provide an instant ‘paw-sitive’ mood… Read the full press release

London City Airport awards £40,000 worth of grants to charities and not-for-profit organisations

LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The first round of grants for London City Airport’s £75,000 Community Fund have been awarded, with 16 charities and not-for-profit organisations from 10 different London boroughs receiving a lump sum. In total, £40,000 worth of grants have been distributed, to provide a financial boost to local groups, such… Read the full press release

Air Antwerp to begin operations between London City Airport and Antwerp from 9th September 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belgian Civil Aviation Authority has issued Air Antwerp’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and operating license, enabling Air Antwerp to begin operations between London City Airport and Antwerp from 9th September 2019. In addition, Air Antwerp has concluded a codeshare agreement with KLM on this route, enabling tickets to… Read the full press release

British Airways holds first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its big birthday weekend in August with the first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport. The course, which has run for three decades and helped more than 50,000 people overcome their fear of flying, celebrates the airline’s centenary on August 25 when it… Read the full press release

British Airways kicks off the summer season with free ice cream, low fares and the chance to win holidays from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer gets off to a flying start next week as British Airways welcomes the sun season with free ice cream, low fares and the chance to win holidays from London City Airport. To mark the airline’s 100th birthday there will be 100 return seats for just £100 on offer… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes LOT’s new twice daily, twelve times a week service to Budapest

New route by LOT Polish Airlines takes passengers right into the heart of London. London, UK, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — From today (18 February 2019), LOT now flies directly from Budapest to London City (LCY) twice daily, twelve times a week. To operate this special route, LOT acquired four brand-new Embraer 190 jets, joining… Read the full press release

LOT Polish Airlines’ brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines made history this morning (2019.02.18), as its brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport. The service will commute six days a week, on a total of twelve occasions (morning-evening) between the Hungarian capital and the financial… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new three-times-a-day service to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport. Cabin crew members James Carlton and Cyntia Matyokova visited the famous bierkeller and kitchen in Victoria to celebrate the new three-times-a-day British Airways flights… Read the full press release

British Airways to start three flights a week service to Croatian city of Split from London City Airport from June

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year when British Airways launches it latest new holiday route. The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new flights from London City Airport to Rome

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyone is talking Italian at London City Airport this week where British Airways is celebrating the launch of new flights to the capital city of Rome. The year-round service is the fourth Italian city to be served by British Airways direct from the Docklands and will operate every day… Read the full press release

British Airways to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to Munich

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch new three-times-a-day flights from London City Airport to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich next year. The year-round flights, which start on February 16, means British Airways will offer four German routes from London City, with each-way hand baggage only fares to Munich from £59. As well… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus to operate between London City Airport and Dublin Airport from 28th October

Aer Lingus will operate London City Airport’s third busiest route from 28th October following leasing deal with CityJet LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus will operate between London City Airport (LCY) and Dublin Airport from this October, bring its award-winning service to one of LCY’s most popular routes, and making travel… Read the full press release

British Airways to add more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies at London City Airport this winter

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its busiest ever summer at London City Airport with news that more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies will be added to the network this winter. Four additional Embraer E190 aircraft will join the BA CityFlyer fleet during 2019, bringing the total fleet number to 26… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways to operate Aberdeen – London City route starting Monday 7 May 2018

Kirmington, England, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways, a franchise partner of Flybe, is to take over operating the Aberdeen – London City route on Monday 7 May 2018. The continuation of the route will result in the same weekday frequency of two flights a day in each direction and also a Sunday service… Read the full press release

London City Airport selects BAM Nuttall for the construction of new concrete deck extension

LONDON, 2018-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall for a new 75,000 m2 concrete deck extension. The deck is an important first stage of construction, as part of the £480m City Airport Development Programme, supporting new infrastructure including aircraft stands, a parallel taxiway and a world-class… Read the full press release

London City Airport returns to business as usual following the successful detonation of Second World War bomb

LONDON, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport returned to business as usual on Tuesday, welcoming over 13,000 passengers and operating 264 flights, following the discovery of a Second World War bomb submerged in King George V Dock on Sunday morning, which closed the airport on Monday. Today the Royal Navy confirmed the successful… Read the full press release

London City Airport removes plastic straws from its food and drink outlets

LONDON, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Plastic straws are no longer available in any of London City Airport’s food and drink outlets, and have been replaced with biodegradable paper straws, which will be provided upon request. The decision to remove plastic straws from the airport comes following heightened awareness of the waste impact of… Read the full press release

TAP Portugal inaugurates service between London City airport and Lisbon

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP’s operation between London City airport and Lisbon launched on 29 October 2017, with the inaugural flight taking off from London City at 7:50pm. TAP now serves three airports in London, offering two daily flights on week-days and one daily flight on weekends from London City to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches three new routes to European capital cities from London City Airport this winter

LONDON, 2017-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Winter is coming to London City Airport as a British Airways Plane of Thrones takes off for the mystical land of ‘Winterfell’. Known in more modern, and real life, times as Iceland, this is the first time its capital city Reykjavik has had a direct air link from the… Read the full press release

London City Airport awarded the ERA Airport of the Year 2017

London City, 2017-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has awarded London City Airport the ERA Airport of the Year 2017 at the association’s annual General Assembly in Athens. The airport’s Chief Commercial Officer, Richard Hill, collected the award in front of an audience of airport and aviation industry figures on… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes the return of VLM Airlines flights to Antwerp Airport

LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — After an absence of more than nine years, VLM Airlines will be flying again on the historic route between Antwerp Airport and London City Airport. Seats are already on sale via the travel agents. Since 1993 Antwerp and London are linked with a direct flight, first by… Read the full press release

First revenue flight for Bombardier C Series Aircraft to London City Airport

First revenue flight for Bombardier C Series Aircraft to London City Airport   Montréal, Canada, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated another important milestone for the C Series aircraft program with the first revenue flight into London City Airport, a Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) CS100 jetliner from Zurich. “We are proud… Read the full press release

SWISS the first airline to offer commercial flights with Bombardier C Series aircraft to and from London City Airport

LONDON, 2017-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — On Tuesday 8 August SWISS became the first airline in the world to offer commercial flights with the Bombardier C Series aircraft to and from London City Airport. The advanced and innovative short- and medium-haul Bombardier CS100 will henceforth also operate SWISS’s scheduled services to and from London City…. Read the full press release

London City Airport: Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Dublin, Zurich and Frankfurt — the most popular destinations this summer

LONDON, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport is preparing for a surge in passengers over the peak summer season as international events such as the Edinburgh International Festival and Dublin Horse Show bolster traditional business and holiday routes. The most popular destinations this summer are Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Dublin, Zurich and Frankfurt. International… Read the full press release