Articles tagged “london city airport”

Bombardier Eyes Transatlantic Routes With New Single-Aisle Plane

Bombardier Eyes Transatlantic Routes With New Single-Aisle Plane

Christopher Jasper and Benjamin Katz , Bloomberg

We've heard great things about the performance of Bombardier's jet, a fuel-efficient aircraft that should be able to fly into challenging airports like London City and Aspen, Colorado. But airlines don't need that many planes capable of reaching difficult mountain or city airports, so this is a niche play.

2 years ago

KLM Hopes to Retain Open Access to Lucrative London Market After Brexit

KLM Hopes to Retain Open Access to Lucrative London Market After Brexit

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The London market is vital to all of Europe's big airlines, so KLM is not alone. To keep their profits up, all the carriers need access to the lucrative market, so let's hope that after Brexit Britain joins the European Common Aviation Area.

2 years ago

New London Mayor Clears Way for City Airport Expansion

New London Mayor Clears Way for City Airport Expansion

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Even if London City Airport is able to expand, London politicians would do well to take a look at expanding Heathrow to accommodate more international passengers.

3 years ago

London City Airport Stuck in Limbo as Politicians Debate Heathrow Expansion

London City Airport Stuck in Limbo as Politicians Debate Heathrow Expansion

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

London's mayor and the U.K. Prime Minister need to stop playing politics and think about what makes most sense for London, which is probably an expansion of Heathrow given the growing number of international travelers.

4 years ago

Budget Travelers Less Satisfied With London Airports Than Business Flyers

Budget Travelers Less Satisfied With London Airports Than Business Flyers

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Although these scores are high in comparison to, let's say New York's LaGuardia Airport, they indicate that there's room for improvement -- not a bad conclusion for a research firm that advises destinations on such initiatives.

5 years ago

London City Airport Making Moves to Begin Long-Haul Flights to Turkey and Russia

London City Airport Making Moves to Begin Long-Haul Flights to Turkey and Russia

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Despite minor changes, London City can't be a realistic threat to Heathrow.

6 years ago