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

British Airways launches new routes from London City Airport to Paris, Prague and Reykjavik in October

British Airways launches new routes from London City Airport to Paris, Prague and Reykjavik in October   London, 2017-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch new routes from London City Airport to three European capitals, Paris, Prague and Reykjavik, in October. The new services to the three popular cities will mean… Read the full press release

London City Airport marks 30th anniversary of its annual charity bike ride with £30,000 donation to Richard House Children’s Hospice

LONDON, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — One of London City Airport’s fundraising focal points of the year is on course to raise £30,000 for Richard House Children’s Hospice, a local Newham charity which provides care for children and young people with life-limiting illnesses. On Friday 7 July, fifty-two cyclists set off from London City… Read the full press release

London City Airport appoints Robert Sinclair as new CEO

LONDON, 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport today announced that following an international search and selection process that Robert Sinclair will be appointed as CEO of London City Airport to replace Declan Collier who is stepping down. Currently, Mr Sinclair is the CEO of Bristol Airport where he has held the position since… Read the full press release

London City Airport appoints Bechtel as City Airport Development Programme delivery partner and Peter Adams as new Chief Asset and Programme Officer

LONDON, 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As London City Airport prepares for the commencement of its £370m City Airport Development Programme (CADP) later this year, it is delighted to announce two key announcements; • Bechtel has been awarded the delivery partner contract for CADP • Peter Adams is joining LCY from Highways England in… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new British Airways flight to Skiathos

London, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All the beauty of the Greek island of Skiathos – home to the hit musical film Mamma Mia! – came to London City Airport today (Monday 26 June) courtesy of the London City Singers. To celebrate the inaugural British Airways flight to Skiathos, London’s first all-female barber shop… Read the full press release

London City Airport becomes the first UK airport to build and operate a digital air traffic control tower

London City Airport is to become the first UK airport to install a digital air traffic control tower – operational in 2019 The digital solution is a multi-million pound investment  utilising state-of-the-art 360° HD cameras and sensors on a newly constructed tower A live feed with a panoramic view of the airfield, along with sensory… Read the full press release

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