Articles Tagged ‘London City’

Baboo drops E-Jets, Athens and London City; will operate eight routes this winter with two Q400s, four against easyJet

Baboo drops E-Jets, Athens and London City; will operate eight routes this winter with two Q400s, four against easyJet

This winter Baboo has cut back to just two aircraft, but which routes is it still operating? What competition does it face and which other routes are no longer served? Which airlines does it still codeshare with on what routes?

British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

The London – Stockholm market has not grown during the last decade but BA’s latest decision marks the third new service between the two cities in the space of 15 months. Apart from BA, Ryanair and SAS, who else serves the market?

London City Airport sponsors anna.aero Publisher in London Triathlon

London City Airport sponsors anna.aero Publisher in London Triathlon

London City Airport kindly sponsored the anna.aero publisher in the London Triathlon in aid of the Anthony Nolan Trust. The whole event – now the world’s largest mass-participation Olympic triathlon – took place in the superb convention, business and leisure facilities surrounding London’s fastest growing airport. Read here how LCY helped Hogan pass his $70,000 […]


Deauville anticipates growth in visiting tourists flying in with CityJet’s new service from London City Airport

Deauville anticipates growth in visiting tourists flying in with CityJet’s new service from London City Airport

We were on board last week’s familiarisation flight from London City to Deauville and enjoyed a guided tour of the seaside resort town in Normandy. But which other destinations are served as charter routes from the airport?

Afghanistan and Iraq get new services from flydubai and Etihad; CityJet’s seasonal French routes; RwandAir gets bigger jets to grow network

Afghanistan and Iraq get new services from flydubai and Etihad; CityJet’s seasonal French routes; RwandAir gets bigger jets to grow network

This week’s focus is on the Middle East where two fast-growing carriers have decided to venture into markets many carriers have chosen to ignore. And what is CityJet attempting that even Ryanair failed to do?

Baboo focuses on business routes this winter; Marseille, Milan and London City launched this week

Airline AnalysisThe Swiss regional is already six-years-old and starting three new routes this week. How comprehensive is its Geneva-based network and which routes have proven unworthy of further support?


British Airways doubled route network at London City in 2008; now #1 airline with New York A318 service starting later this year

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisLondon City airport passed the three million passenger mark in 2008 thanks in part to BA’s expansion. Which new routes did it add and which has it dropped as it looks to create a significant niche operation at the airport?

UK airports mostly showing only modest growth: London City, Doncaster/Sheffield and Bournemouth bucking trend

Logo: airport market trendsIn the week that the UK CAA published a report on recent trends in UK air travel demand, we take a closer look at monthly growth rates at the UK’s 23 busiest airports in 2007. We identify three star performers among the relatively lacklustre overall market. Which airports will have a better 2008? We highlight some trends.

VLM’s takeover by Air France/KLM creates dominant force at London’s City airport

VLM’s takeover by Air France/KLM creates dominant force at London’s City airportAir France has made a bold move to grab the initiative at London City airport by acquiring Dutch-owned, Belgian-based VLM. With a fleet of mostly Fokker 50s the business focused airline has been profitable for the last nine years and operates a number of short-haul, high-frequency routes. We take a detailed look at the airline’s operations.


VLM fares fall by 50% if bookings can be planned a fortnight in advance

VLM fares fall by 50% if bookings can be planned a fortnight in advanceAs the ultimate pure business airport you would think that air fares from London City would be ultra expensive. But day return fares for next day travel are under £400 and if you can plan two weeks ahead this falls to around £150. Which route is the best value for money in terms of cost per kilometre? We reveal all!