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London City is first major airport controlled by remote digital tower

London City Airport has become the first major international airport in the world to be fully controlled by a remote digital air traffic control tower, following intensive testing and live trials of the revolutionary technology during lockdown. All flights on the summer schedule are being guided to land or take off from the heart of […]

London City Airport boss: “New Taskforce can give business air travel a much needed shot in the arm”

New polling shows widespread demand for air travel among UK business leaders Data shows UK domestic aviation sector contributed £15billion to the UK economy before the pandemic The importance of domestic and international travel to the economic prospects of individual businesses and the wider economy is highlighted today in a new report by WPI Strategy. […]

London City Airport Achieves International Health Accreditation Standard

London City Airport has become the latest international airport, and second in the UK, to be awarded with certification from the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation programme. The programme, which was introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, recognises airports across the world that deploy world leading health and safety practices. Before […]

London City Airport becomes inaugural Estuary Visionary

With sustainability playing a key role in the Thames Estuary’s ‘Green Blue’ plan, businesses that put good, green growth at the heart of their operations, policies and values are being asked to nominate themselves for the exclusive ‘Estuary Visionary’ accreditation. The Thames Estuary Growth Board aims to rally those who already practice sustainable growth and […]

City Restores Zürich Connection

London City Airport welcomed the return of flights to Zürich (ZRH) on Monday. Five flights a week, operated by home-based BA CityFlyer, will go between London’s most central airport and Zürich. The route was London City Airport’s fourth most popular in 2019, seeing 429,019 passengers fly between the UK capital and Switzerland’s largest city. Welcoming […]

London City to Belfast City launches

Flights between London City Airport and Belfast City Airport resumed on Monday 7 September Secretary of State for Northern Ireland backs restored route, saying “It is crucial to the recovery of the economy that vital air passenger services to and from London and Belfast City Airport are maintained” 5x weekly service restores popular route – […]

London City Airport Development Programme Update

London City has today provided an update on its Development Programme (CADP), including a decision to temporarily pause the development at the end of this year upon completion of new aircraft stands, a full-length parallel taxiway and new passenger facilities. At the height of the COVID-19 crisis, the airport took the decision to suspend commercial […]

Frankfurt Flights Back As London City Airport Recovery Momentum Builds

Key business route returning to the central London airport from 6th September Twice-daily flights between the two global financial centres Lufthansa latest major airline to resume London City flights as demand from passengers continues  London City Airport and Lufthansa have announced that flights between central London and Frankfurt will resume at the start of September. […]