News. Media Centre.
Latest news from London City Airport

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 donation includes funds raised from the airport’s annual Fun Day, held on Saturday 3rd July 2010, along with other funding activities carried out by airport staff throughout the year. 

Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive of London City Airport presented the cheque to Richard House’s Chief Executive Peter Ellis.  Peter commented: ““We are extremely grateful for the ongoing support from the staff at London City Airport. Their fun day is a tremendous occasion which helps to create considerable sums for the hospice as well as a wonderful day out for the children and families that use Richard House’s services. However, the fun day is just the tip of iceberg as their staff dedicate their spare time throughout the year in an attempt to raise money for the hospice through fundraising events such as runs and other challenges. The funds raised this year brings the total income raised for Richard House by London City Airport over the past 15 years to over £500,000. This tireless effort enables Richard House to continue the much needed care it supplies to children, young adults and their families from the local area.”

Since 1996 the airport has supported the Hospice and has raised well over half a million pounds through fundraising and volunteering.  In recognition of the airports 15 years of contributions Peter Ellis presented Richard with a Certificate of Gold Membership.

Richard commented: “We are pleased that our contributions have made a real and lasting impact to the Hospice. Our continuous support shows the staff’s passion and commitment to the Hospice and we look forward to continuing to support our favorite charity.”

Airport staff, this summer, were also busy collecting, over a four week period, unwanted clothes, books, CDs, electrical goods and household items all to be donated and distributed to one of Richard House’s charity shops across East London.  The proceeds raised go towards the running of the facility.

Further information

Please contact Geraldine.Nolan@Londoncityairport.com

Search news stories

Get in touch.

For more on media relations.

For enquiries regarding specific flights, routes or aircraft please contact the airline directly.

Picture of Jeremy

Jeremy Probert
Corporate Communications Director

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

Email Jeremy directly Grey arrow pointing right
Dotted page break
Picture of Charlotte

Charlotte Beeching
External Communications Manager

Tel: +44 (0)20 7646 0132

 

Email Charlotte directly Grey arrow pointing right

Out of hours urgent media enquiries only: 07747 103 884 / 07798 708 163

Please note - the press office does not deal with marketing, advertising or sponsorship. Please contact the switchboard on 0207 646 0000/88 and ask for the relevant department.

LCY Tweets

@sarahecullen80 @cityjet @AerLingus ...you will need your baggage claim number.
@sarahecullen80 @cityjet @AerLingus Cityjets lost baggage number is UK: 020 76 60 60 60 Ireland: 01 525 1823...
@sarahecullen80 hi sorry for the delay, of you need any assistance let is know.
Do you get bored whilst travelling? Need some entertainment? Check out the latest books: http://t.co/yLLDh3rpVD
The Isla Blanca is the birthplace of rave – white-sand beaches and world-renowned clubs. Read more about #Ibiza: http://t.co/zX8OYYO6kO
There’s only one place to go in Europe if you plan to combine sunshine with some serious partying… #Ibiza. Learn more http://t.co/4Q9FePu8t4
@JamesAHay Have a great weekend in Switzerland, James.
@ErikMoralesMdo Hi Erik, if you would like to contact us, you can do so by emailing online@lcy.co.uk - thanks.
@Bars_Sound Apologies about the trolleys. Glad you are pleased with the power outlets though. Have a great trip and a wonderful weekend.
#Venice: Unmissable experiences include gondola trips, the Grand Canal, and San Marco. Read more http://t.co/I33bDnyIQ9
#Nantes: a lively Breton seaside city with a long line of knockout beaches. Read more: http://t.co/4Q9FePu8t4
It may no longer be the capital of the world, but #Rome remains an epic city. Discover more: http://t.co/2JHe7A5uwJ
@PaulHoskisson We are glad you feel the same way that we do about our airport.
If the prospect of lying on a beach all week gives you itchy feet, then spend your summer in #Edinburgh. Read more: http://t.co/zX8OYYO6kO
@MrPaulSpicer Welcome back Paul. The weather is glorious.
@ZawislakMarcin Thanks.
@ZawislakMarcin Escalate this further and pass your comments onto the terminal management team. Thanks.
@ZawislakMarcin Hi Marcin, we are sorry you had a bad experience. Could you email us at online@lcy.co.uk with more details so we can...
We are looking at new winter leisure routes and we are interested in your suggestions. Please take our short survey: http://t.co/4v8g8fu1nM
@djmackrory80 @jamesdegale1 @jamesdegale1 @Carl_Froch Good morning gentlemen. We wish you a great flight and day.
LCY Leisure guide

LCY Leisure Guide.

Plan & book your trip grey arrow

Calendar icon

Book your holiday.

Click here now. grey arrow

Aircraft icon

Discover europe

Find out more. grey arrow

Follow Us Facebook Twitter Twitter icon Google+ YouTube icon Youtube Flickr icon Flickr

Sign up. For news on competitions, new routes and articles. Be the first to know with our newsletter.