PLANS TO EXPAND LONDON CITY AIRPORT

Plans to expand London City Airport has been given the go-ahead which now clears the way for a £200 million investment.

The investment will enable the airport to operate up to a permitted 111,000 annual flights, from 70,000 currently flying. The plans include developing existing infrastructure to increase runway capacity, to allow more take-offs and landings at peak times and accommodate the next generation of quieter, more fuel efficient aircraft. These aircraft have longer ranges and will open up new markets not currently served from London City Airport.

British Airways is celebrating the start of 2015 with news that this year will be their busiest year yet for the airline at London City Airport.

With recently launched flights to Dublin and new summer only routes to the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini, there will be an additional 465 flights this summer, an increase of five per cent on last year

British Airways to Venice

British Airway’s new service to Venice will be launched on 17th September 2012. The one-a-day weekday and Sunday provides passengers with access to Venice in less than 90 minutes, ideal for short breaks from £168:00 return including taxes and fees.

New Route Between London Heathrow and Guangzhou

Avitally important new route will be opened between London Heathrow and Guangzhou, China’s third largest city. It is expected to provide a major boost in trade between Britian and China – the world’s second largest economy

Southend Airport Passenger Increase

Latest statistics published by the CAA show 66,700 people flew via LONDON SOUTHEND AIRPORT during MAY . The figure is a marked increase on April’s total of 41,600, the first months of EASYJET’S flights. Meanwhile passenger numbers for the same destinations from LONDON STANSTED AIRPORT fell by more than 40.800 in MAY, and even more than APRIL.

Flights From Southend Airport

One of the biggest package holiday companies in the WORLD will start flights from LONDON SOUTHEND AIRPORT NEXT YEAR. TUI TRAVEL, which includes the well known Thomson and First Choice brands, has struck an agreement with airport bosses to offer all-inclusive deals. The first destination, served twice a week throughout next summer, will be the Majorcan capital, PALMA. TUI chiefs are keen to move away from congestion-clogged major airports and say many more flights could be available from LONDON SOUTHEND AIRPORT if it is a popular choice for customers. As further information is announced we will update you all

Weekend Breaks

From the 29th October 2012 Cityjet will be flying daily to Muenster Osnabruck(FMO) from London City airport(LCY). This will take you to the cultural and historic heart of Westphilia region of Germany. Ideal for families and couples looking for a relaxed weekend break.

Skywork Airlines Include

From the 28th October 2012 SkyWork Airlines are to include a midday flight from London City airport(LCY) to Bern(BRN).

British Airways Confirms

British Airways have announced they have created a new route to Aberdeen airport(ABZ) From 24th September 2012. The return fare will be £178.25 return including airport taxes and fees.

London City Airport Confirms

London City airport has confirmed that since 1987 when they opened for business they have handled over one million departing and arriving flights. The millionth flight arrived at London City airport at 08:50am on Wednesday 11th July 2012. This was a Cityjet flight number AF5118 from Dublin.

New Terminal in Southend Airport

This new terminal under construction will be open in 2014 and be capable of handling 20 million passengers annually.