Tag: London City Airport

Aurigny launches twice daily flights to London City Airport from Guernsey

Aurigny has today confirmed the launch of twice daily flights to London City Airport (LCY) from Guernsey. The flag carrier of Guernsey will commence services to and from LCY on 31 March 2024, with one-way fares starting from only £49.99. The route will offer passengers enhanced connectivity f...

London City Airport contributes over £250k in local community work in the past year

London City Airport (LCY) contributed over £250k to the local community in the past year through sponsorships, donations, volunteering, events and the airport’s Community Fund. LCY also significantly increased its volunteering presence in the local community, which is part of the airport’s S...

ITA Airways launches two daily flights to Rome from London City Airport

ITA Airways is expanding operations at London City Airport (LCY) by launching a twice daily service to Rome–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in March 2024. The Italian flag carrier will be the first airline to operate the route from LCY since the pandemic halted operations in 2020. Rome, the capital of I...

British Airways flight makes emergency landing 7 minutes after takeoff

British Airways flight makes emergency landing 7 minutes after takeoff

A British Airways flight was forced to land after just seven minutes in the air due to a "terrible" burning smell in the cabin. In an exclusive reported by The Independent, passengers recounted their dismay. The flight had "barely taken off" before the pilot announced he was going to have to ma...

SSP to bring the flavours of London to travellers at London City Airport

SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in travel locations worldwide, has been awarded a seven year contract extension at London City Airport, which will see the opening of brand-new concepts. The deal comes as part of a £12 million upgrade of the Departure Lounge which inclu...

From the City to the slopes, ski routes launch at London City Airport

This December London City Airport (LCY) launches ski and Christmas routes to Chambéry and Salzburg, providing even more choice for passengers this winter. As the first meaningful European ski season since the pandemic gets underway, passengers are expected to hit the slopes as they look to get thei...

London City Airport announces Andrew Hodges as new Chief Commercial Officer

London City Airport (LCY) today announced that, following an extensive search and selection process, Andrew Hodges will be appointed as its new Chief Commercial Officer. Andy has over 25 years’ experience in the airline sector, including most recently, at the UK and Europe’s newest transatlan...

London City and Leidos announce partnership to transform airport security experience

London City and Leidos announce partnership to transform airport security experience

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 ...

London City Airport Community Fund awards £41.5k funding to local groups to support East London’s recovery

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...

British Airways axes London City route in boost to Luxair

By Yannick Hansen, luxtimes.lu Luxembourg's struggling national carrier Luxair received a major boost as British Airways appeared to scrap its competing flights to London City airport, a key destination for business travellers to the British capital. Passengers cannot purchase tickets for the ...

London City Airport rolls out ambitious expansion plans

With passenger volumes set to reach 3 million this year, London City Airport today launched a 10-week public consultation on how it can meet passenger demand in the decade ahead. Following the pandemic, the London aviation market has rebounded strongly, with the airport’s own analysis suggestin...

London City Airport begins 10-week consultation on changes to its existing planning permission

London City Airport begins 10-week consultation on changes to its existing planning permission

With passenger volumes set to reach 3 million this year, London City Airport today launched a 10-week public consultation on how it can meet passenger demand in the decade ahead. Following the pandemic, the London aviation market has rebounded strongly, with the airport’s own analysis suggestin...

City Airport surpasses 1m passengers after bumper May

290,000 passengers fly from London City Airport in May, up from 256,000 the previous month Leisure routes proving popular, particularly Florence, Ibiza and Nice Nine new routes to commence in June, including Thessaloniki, Barcelona and Guernsey Total passenger volumes for 2022 already 2...

London City Airport has fourth consecutive busiest week since the start of the pandemic

London City Airport has fourth consecutive busiest week since the start of the pandemic

British Airways (BA) CityFlyer starts new routes from London City Airport (LCY) to Milan Malpensa and Luxembourg on the 27th of March, plus connections to Rotterdam and Nice also resume. This means that 20 of the 25 routes that BA CityFlyer operated in 2019 have now returned to the schedule. I...

London City Airport hosts recruitment drive and local business recovery events

London City Airport (LCY) hosted two successful events this past week to support its recruitment drive and recovery of local businesses, following the pandemic. Over the weekend, the airport welcomed almost 150 guests to its first jobs fair since the pandemic begun, to showcase current employment...

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