London City Airport sees busiest week since start of pandemic

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London City Airport (LCY) has reported its fourth consecutive busiest week since the start of the pandemic.

LCY has posted a 40 percent spike in passenger traffic on February, with the airport on track to have its best month in recent memory.

The airport has reached 2019 business traffic numbers, representing 46 percent of all passenger journeys.

BA CityFlyer has also started new routes from LCY to Milan Malpensa and Luxembourg, and restarted key routes to Rotterdam and Nice this March.

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ITA will also be starting flights from LCY to Milan Linate on March 28.

LCY days it is looking to connect to 36 destinations this summer, reaching nearly 80 percent of 2019 destinations.

London City Airport’s Head of Aviation, Anne Doyere, said: “We are delighted to see key routes and strong passenger growth returning to LCY.

“The demand from customers has given us real confidence heading into the summer this year. It’s also testament to the agility of our airlines providing convenient flight times and competitive pricing that benefit our customers.”

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