Results tagged “London City Airport”

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The London Assembly has voted to investigate concerns about the relationship between Mayor of London Boris Johnson's inward investment arm and ABP, the Chinese developer which landed the contract to redevelop land neighbouring Royal Albert Dock.

The deal has come under fire with suggestions the relationship between London & Partners and ABP was too "cosy" and the tender process flawed.

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A five metre long faux fur moustache has been brought to London City Airport to raise money for prostate cancer.

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Travellers between London City and Dublin received a double boost on Monday after CityJet announced it was increasing flights on the route.

It came in response to Flybe beginning its operations in Docklands with the Irish capital one of its key routes.

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Flybe's preparing to compete with rail services as well as airlines as it begins its operations at London City Airport.

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By Giles Broadbent

Unless you have wealth, webbing or feathers, there is little glamour left in air travel.

The humiliation of the consumer is one that no other service would demand save perhaps Apple with an iOS upgrade or the NHS and its proctology (with whom, tellingly, air travel has a weird kinship).