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Travellers will be able to fly to Reykjavik this winter after British Airways has added new routes to its offering from London City airport.
Alongside two flights a week to the Icelandic capital, there will also be an additional three flights a day to Paris’ Orly Airport and six flights a week to the Czech capital Prague.
Reykjavik has become one of the fastest growing tourist hotspots in Europe in recent years, and London City airport is hoping to offer travellers more choice when it comes to choosing flights.
The airport’s Chief Commercial Officer, Richard Hill, said: “Services to Paris, Prague and Reykjavik will really enhance the LCY network for business and leisure passengers, and all while offering the speed, convenience and excellent customer experience that London City is known for.”
London City also recently unveiled plans for a £400 million redevelopment project, which will allow two million more passengers a year to use the airport from 2025.
The Government has given its approval to the plans, which include an extended terminal and additional parking space for planes.
During the redevelopment, the UK’s first digital air traffic control tower will also be erected, which is set to be fully operational in 2019.
Over the course of 2016, the airport had its busiest ever year, welcoming four and half million passengers – a 5% increase on the year before.
Thanks to its location right in the heart of London, the airport is a particular favourite among business travellers, and has set about expanding its offering further in recent years.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the new-look airport would bring much-needed new employment to the area and shows that London is open to trade and commerce globally.
If you’re thinking of travelling abroad this year, be sure to organise your European travel insurance in advance
Date Created: 02/11/2017