Tag: London City Airport

London City Airport Closed Following Discovery of WWII Bomb

London City airport has halted all flights until further notice following the discovery of an unexploded World War II-era ordnance in the nearby river Thames. Officials from the Metropolitan Police are working closely with the Royal Navy to safely remove the bomb that was located near the airport’s runway. An exclusion zone around George V […]

Sukhoi to Decide on New Superjet Variant by 1Q 2018

Russian manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Corp. (SCAC) must decide by 1Q 2018 about whether to begin developing a smaller or larger variant of the SSJ100 Superjet. Speaking at the Dubai Air Show, newly installed SCAC president Alexander Rubtsov said discussions were underway with customers as to whether a shortened 75-seat version or a stretched variant […]

C Series Aircraft Completes First Revenue Flight To London City Airport

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated another important milestone for the C Series aircraft program with the first revenue flight into London City Airport, a Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) CS100 jetliner from Zurich. “We are proud to see the C Series aircraft in SWISS livery landing at London City Airport for the first time. This new milestone […]

London City Airport To Install Remote ATC Tower

London City Airport (LCY) will be the first in the UK to have its air traffic control (ATC) functions controlled remotely. From 2019, control of aircraft using the airport will be handled from 70 miles away at the Swanwick, Hampshire HQ of the UK’s air navigation service provider, NATS. Controllers there will use 360-degree high-definition […]

Bombardier C Series Aircraft Completes Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirmed that a C Series aircraft with a representative payload successfully flew non-stop from London City Airport (LCY) to John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York City. The direct intercontinental flight followed a series of successful flights to demonstrate the CS100 aircraft’s exceptional capabilities for operations to and from LCY, including […]

SSJ100 Obtained the EASA Certificate for Operation on Narrow Runways

JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) obtained the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certificate authorizing to operate Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) on the runways down to 30 meters. EASA certification of take-off and landing performance on 30m wide runways constitutes a part of SCAC strategy for enhancing Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) operating conditions. EASA certification of […]

London City Airport Sale Confirmed

Alberta Investment Management Corporation, on behalf of its clients (“AIMCo”), OMERS, Ontario Teachers; Pension Plan (“OTPP”) and Wren House Infrastructure Management Limited (“Wren House”), the infrastructure investing arm of the Kuwait Investment Authority, (each a “Consortium Member” and collectively the “Consortium”), is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire the company […]