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Police helicopter landing on 1 January 2010

01/01/2010

At 0100 on Friday 1 January 2010 a Police helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at London City Airport due to a technical problem. The airport was closed when the helicopter landed. As ...read more

Last Chance to Have Your Say - London City Airport Draft Noise Action Plan 2009

05/01/2010

Consultation on the London City Airport Draft Noise Action Plan closes on 15 January 2010 and we would like to hear from you. The Noise Action Plan has been drafted to manage noise arising from ...read more

BA: Extra frequency on new Spanish routes from London City Airport

13/01/2010

British Airways is to increase peak season frequency on its new services to Majorca and Ibiza, less than a month after announcing the launch of the new routes from London City Airport.The ...read more

AER ARANN CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY OF LONDON CITY-ISLE OF MAN SERVICE

29/01/2010

Aer Arann today marked the first birthday of its London City-Isle of Man service. Since its launch the route has provided a crucial business and leisure link between the Isle of Man and ...read more

London City Airport Awarded Best UK Airport by Wanderlust Readers

04/02/2010

London City Airport received the Gold Award for Top UK Airport, voted by Wanderlust magazine's readers, for the fifth year running. The award, presented by the magazine's Editor-in-Chief ...read more

Geneva-based Baboo becomes the first airline to operate the Embraer 190 into London City Airport

10/02/2010

Today, London City Airport (LCY) welcomes the first ever commercial flight of the Embraer 190. Baboo shares the honour as the first airline to operate a Geneva-London City flight with one of its three ...read more

CITYJET CELEBRATES THE 25,000TH PASSENGER ON LONDON CITY TO NANTES ROUTE IN FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION

11/02/2010

CityJet, London's business airline, celebrates an important milestone today by carrying the 25,000th passenger on its service between London City Airport and Nantes. The route, launched in April ...read more

London City Airport is resolving the security queues

18/02/2010

London City Airport commenced works two weeks ago to add 2 new security checking lanes to help ease and eliminate search queues at the airport. The extra two full size lanes will be in operation ...read more

Big hitters swap fairway for runway in world record attempt

18/02/2010

Some of golf's biggest hitters swapped the Fairway for the Runway this weekend in an attempt to record the world's longest tee shot to launch the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign's Four ...read more

Pret A Manger opens at London City Airport

23/02/2010

Pret A Manger, the specialists in handmade, natural food, opened the doors to its new shop at London City Airport on Saturday 20 February. The new landside-based shop seats 51 people and brings the ...read more

Potential Strike Action

22/02/2010

Passengers are advised that London City Airport is unaffected by the Lufthansa and potential British Airways strike action. All British Airways Domestic and European flights operated by BA CityFlyer ...read more

London City Airport Goes Red for Richard House

23/02/2010

On Friday 19 February 2010, to raise much-needed funds to support Richard House Children's Hospice in Beckton, staff from London City Airport “went red”. Staff from a range ...read more

INCREASING FLIGHTS TO SPAIN

26/02/2010

British Airways is adding to its Spanish routes portfolio from London City Airport with the re-launch of year-round flights to Barcelona. The previously summer only service resumes at the end ...read more

London City Airport Expands Security Search Facility

02/03/2010

London City Airport opened 2 new security check-in lanes on Saturday 27th February bringing the total number of search lanes to 6. The Airport built the two full size search lanes to expand the security ...read more

Air Southwest Oyster deal for London City flights

02/03/2010

Air Southwest has teamed up with Transport for London (TfL) to become the first airline to sell Visitor Oyster cards on flights into London City Airport, the UK's leading business airport, located ...read more

BISHOP CHALLONER GIRLS WATCH ENGLAND NETBALL TEAM TAKE TO BATTLE IN STYLE

02/03/2010

Eight lucky students from Bishop Challoner Girl's School, Tower Hamlets, recently enjoyed a closely-fought international netball match from the comfort of London City Airport's private suite ...read more

London City Airport’s Tower Goes Paper Free

17/03/2010

London City Airport's Air Traffic Control Tower, managed by NATS, the UK's leading air traffic services provider, recently became a paper free operation. The Airport recently ...read more

London City Airport Supports “Love Your Environment” Event

17/03/2010

During February, London City Airport supported the development and delivery of the Beckton Community Forum “Love Your Environment” Event. The event, organised by Active Community Team ...read more

London City Airport Prime Visit

23/03/2010

Rupal Patel, London City Airport Community Relations Executive, made a prime visit on Friday 19 March 2010 to Downing Street. Invited by Lorraine Tighe of BBC show The Apprentice, ...read more

London City Airport to Launch On-Line Training Programme for Business Travel Agents

23/03/2010

London City Airport has announced a May launch of its online training programme. Created for the business travel agent community it will provide valuable information for agents both in the UK and overseas. ...read more

London City Airport Supports Enterprising East London

30/03/2010

London City Airport celebrated the enterprising talents of young people in East London last week at the University of East London's E-Factor Competition Final. A sponsor ...read more

CITYJET LAUNCHES A NEW ROUTE TO FRENCH HOLIDAY HOT SPOT AND VERY POPULAR REGION: DEAUVILLE, NORMANDY

22/04/2010

- CityJet is first to offer direct flights from UK, from only £59 including taxes - CityJet, the airline that flies from ...read more

RELIEF AIRCRAFT SENT FROM LONDON CITY

13/04/2010

British Airways is helping with the repatriation of 1,000 passengers stranded due to the volcanic ash disruption by sending out extra aircraft from London City Airport. It is ...read more

Airport Upgrade Scott Wilkie School Library

26/04/2010

Staff and pupils at Scott Wilkie Primary School in Custom House are enjoying a new computer and books for the school's recently developed library courtesy of London City Airport and on-site partner, ...read more

City Airport's Response to Plane Stupid Press Release

27/04/2010

In response to the press release issued by Plane Stupid on 26th April, Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive of London City Airport commented; “London City Airport ...read more

London City Airport Hosts UK Airports Consultative Committee

10/06/2010

Delegates from airports across the UK met in London today for the annual liaison meeting of airport consultative committees hosted this year by London City Airport. The meeting discussed a full ...read more

SUMMER SUN ROUTES EXTENDED

10/06/2010

There's more good news for passengers wishing to jet away from London City Airport on the new British Airways flights to the Balearic Islands this autumn. The airline has ...read more

London City Airport’s Fun Day Moves to Thames Barrier Park

10/06/2010

This year London City Airport's annual Fun Day will be held at Thames Barrier Park on Saturday 3rd July. The airports Fun Day now in its 14th year promises to be a fun filled ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT ENCOURAGES LOCAL YOUNGSTERS TO GET PLANTING

15/06/2010

Local youngsters at Play-with-Us after school club, Beckton, have been getting green fingered recently by planting vegetable seeds donated by London City Airport. This donation forms part ...read more

Geneva-based airline Baboo is now offering online check-in for most of its fights

21/06/2010

Baboo has simplified its check-in procedures and now offers web check-in for its flights between Geneva and Biarritz, Bordeaux, London City and Toulouse. This feature will save time by avoiding ...read more

London City Airport Doubles Up

21/06/2010

Passengers travelling through London City Airport will notice renovation works underway in the terminal concourse. The Airport is investing £7 million in infrastructure enhancements ...read more

AIRPORT SUPPORTS ROYAL DOCKS ROWERS

29/06/2010

The Poplar Rowing Regatta and its 1400 participants came to the Royal Docks again this year, hosting its annual one day event with sponsorship from London City Airport. The Poplar Regatta has ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT SPONSORS TAKE-OFF OF THE ROYAL DOCKS LEARNING & ACTIVITY CENTRE

01/07/2010

London City Airport (LCY) today celebrated the re-launch of St John's Community Centre, North Woolwich under its new name, the Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre (RDLAC). A supporter ...read more

London City Airport Wows the East End

05/07/2010

This past Saturday London City Airport transformed Thames Barrier Park in Silvertown into a fun filled family festival with over 20,000 visitors attending the park during the airport's annual ...read more

Triumph for London City Airport’s Football Team

16/07/2010

This past weekend London City Airport's fire service football team won the London Fire Brigade Football Tournament. The tournament in its first year running was held at Eltham park with ...read more

FINAL RJ100 LEAVES FLEET

16/07/2010

The final British Airways BAe RJ aircraft leaves the fleet today (July 14) after a long and successful history with the airline. The nine Avro RJ100 and two RJ85 aircraft operated ...read more

NEW DENMARK FLIGHTS DIRECT FROM THE DOCKLANDS

28/07/2010

British Airways is opening up its route network from London City Airport with the launch of its first route to Scandinavia. The airline has announced plans to start a new double ...read more

CITYJET EXTENDS SEASONAL ROUTE TO BRIVE, DORDOGNE DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

28/07/2010

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, announces today that they are extending their summer season route from London City to Brive, Dordogne until the end of October 2010. CityJet ...read more

London City Airport Topping-out Ceremony Marks Terminal Renovation Progress

29/07/2010

The installation of the new 1st floor in the terminal at London City Airport was marked with a topping-out ceremony today. Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive London ...read more

BON JOURNEE FOR BRITANNIA VILLAGE PUPILS

05/08/2010

More than 30 lucky pupils from Britannia Village Primary School recently got the chance to visit Lille, France as part of an innovative approach to their modern foreign languages curriculum, using £3,000 ...read more

JET OFF-SKI TO CHAMBERY WITH BRITISH AIRWAYS

17/08/2010

British Airways is extending its route network from London City Airport this winter with a new route to Chambery, the gateway to the French Alps. The service, by BACityFlyer, the wholly ...read more

London City Airport's Statement on the AAIB Report

09/09/2010

Following the publication of the AAIB's report into the incident at London TMA (terminal control area) on 27 July 2009 London City Airport has thoroughly reviewed the report issued by the ...read more

London City Airport Becomes a Gold Member

20/09/2010

London City Airport presented a cheque for £41,563.04 to Richard House Children's Hospice, Newham, which provides care and respite to children with life-limiting conditions. The ...read more

LONDON CITY AIRPORT AWARDS FOREIGN LANGUAGE HIGH FLYER!

20/09/2010

London City Airport has presented its award for achievement in Modern Foreign Languages to Isriyapol Petdee from Portway Primary School, Plaistow. Now in its third year, the award recognises and encourages ...read more

London City Airport and CityJet get Banking!

20/09/2010

London City Airport together with CityJet, recently joined up with Co-operation Ireland Bank to give a group of young people from Belfast, Dublin and London the opportunity to participate in a two day ...read more

London City Airport Takes Off On-time

22/09/2010

London City Airport's on-time performance continues to exceed the punctuality levels achieved by other UK airports. Statistics recently published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)<span style=\"color: ...read more

Not One, But Two

06/10/2010

London City Airport scooped not one, but two awards, at last night's Docklands Business Club and East London Chamber of Commerce Awards gala dinner. Community and Skills Development ...read more

London City Airport Celebrates its 30 Millionth Passenger

18/10/2010

London City Airport welcomed its 30 millionth passenger, yesterday. The outstanding milestone was reached when passenger, Dr. Paul Thind, departed on flight LX457 to Zurich at 12.45. To ...read more

London City Airport’s Travel Training Mania

18/10/2010

London City Airport's on-line training modules launched just two weeks ago, have proved an instant success with the travel agent community. The LCY ...read more

BA Introduce More Aircraft and More Routes For London City Airport

19/10/2010

British Airways is taking up options for two new Embraer E-190 jets, one year after the first aircraft in the new fleet went into service, and is launching a new double daily service to Stockholm from ...read more

London City Airport Prepares University Students to Take – Off

16/08/2010

London City Airport's University Prize Scheme, now in its seventh year, this week celebrated the graduation of two more of its Newham students from university. The Scheme provides financial ...read more

CityJet to Begin Services from London City Airport to Florence

22/10/2010

Today CityJet announces the launch of a new route from London City Airport to Florence, Italy. The convenient six-times-per-week service, with fares from £79 one-way including taxes, officially ...read more

A Dream Family Holiday

22/10/2010

Kind-hearted police officers arranged a &lsquo;test' flight for a 7 year-old boy, who lives with autism and severe epilepsy, to help make a dream family holiday a reality. Sam ...read more

London City Airport Gives Young People A Splashing Time

18/10/2010

Young people from the Britannia Village Hall &lsquo;I Heart BV' Summer scheme were able to sample a whole host of water sports activities recently thanks to London City Airport. The day ...read more

London City Airport Puts Best Foot Forward for Local Dance School

18/10/2010

London City Airport recently teamed up with Thamesmead School of Dance to sponsor an award for the &lsquo;Hardest Working' student. Teachers from the dance school, based in Byron Close, Thamesmead, ...read more

London City Airport Celebrates a Dragon Award

22/10/2010

London City Airport was honoured with the prestigious Lord Mayor's Dragon Award, this past Wednesday evening, at the Dragon Awards celebration dinner, held at The Mansion House. The Lord ...read more

Delivery of 700th E-Jet

05/11/2010

British ...read more

London City Airport Staff Go Back to School…Literally.

15/11/2010

Ex-pupils of Caterham High School now working at London City Airport will have the opportunity to literally go back to school through the airport's new education partnership with this secondary ...read more

London City Airport delivers £½ billion to UK economy every year

18/11/2010

Research also shows the Airport could support as much as £944 million of GDP at Canary Wharf, in the City of London and at ExCel A new study from York Aviation, ...read more

Take-Off to a Winter Wonderland from London City Airport

06/12/2010

Discover the magic of Europe's vibrant Christmas Markets this festive season, from London City Airport. Travelling from the heart of the Docklands, passengers can explore the top ...read more

New Sunshine Routes and More Flights from London City

07/12/2010

British Airways is growing its route network at London City Airport with the launch of two new sunshine routes next summer. From June, passengers will be able to fly direct from ...read more

London City Airport Launches Christmas Card Competition

14/12/2010

London City Airport launched a Corporate Christmas Card Competition for local Primary Schools in Newham and Tower Hamlets. Year 6 classes at Old Palace Primary School in Tower Hamlets, Drew ...read more

London City Airport’s Social Media Sky-Rockets

22/12/2010

London City Airport's social media activity surged over the last 7 days of weather disruptions. The Airport's twitter account is now followed by 5587 passengers, an increase of 22%, with ...read more

CityJet Re-launches Deauville for Winter Season

30/12/2010

CityJet, the airline that flies from the heart of London, today announced the re-launch of its Deauville route as a winter destination commencing 7 January 2011. The carrier ...read more

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