Tags: London City Airport

London City Airport marks year of progress with 2022 Sustainability Report

LCY today publishes its 2022 Sustainability Report, updating on progress against the airport’s sustainability targets, including achieving net zero carbon by 2030 Data shows that 68% of passengers accessed the airport by public and sustainable transport – the highest percentage of any UK airport in 2022 London’s most centrally located airport became one of only […]

UK Plc returns to the skies as 73% of businesses expect to travel for work in next 2 years

New research reveals speedy return of business air travel could boost the economy by £17.5billion over the next 8 years Aviation will be key to the recovery of other sectors of the economy such as leisure, hospitality and international conferencing  Businesses examining ‘bleisure benefits’ – combining travel for work with a leisure break – to […]

New Courtyard Hotel Offers London City Airport Travellers an Alternative Departure Lounge Option

From today business travellers using London City Airport now have a new place to meet before they fly, thanks to the opening of the first Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Central London. As the closest hotel to London City Airport, the 184-room property offers smart travellers a new alternative lounge option and its range of […]

London City Airport launches new mentoring programme to support young people in East London

London City Airport has today announced that it has launched a new mentoring programme to raise young people’s aspirations, help tackle youth unemployment and promote social mobility in the local communities near the airport. In partnership with 15BillionEBP, staff from the airport will volunteer to mentor local students in East London at risk of leaving school […]

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 […]