Published on : Monday, July 13, 2020
London City Airport has resumed international flights once again following the ease of coronavirus lockdown restrictions across a number of destinations. A strong demand amongst passengers has been noticed with regard to return of flights to popular European holiday destinations from the airport.
Bookings for the flights operated by British Airways’ subsidiary BA CityFlyer have also exceeded expectations, with passengers eager to take advantage of the safe travel conditions and new rules to have a well-deserved holiday. Richard Hill, Chief Commercial Officer, London City Airport said in a statement that the resumption marked the beginning of the summer getaway season and said that it is it’s clear that customers value the safe, careful and speedy environment that has been created.
He also shared that he is also delighted to witness the BA CityFlyer back operating from their home airport. He mentioned that the partnership has been immensely successful in the past and said that he is confident that it will be similar once again, especially with more leisure routes like Nice, Mahon, Faro and Bergerac to follow, as well more daily rotations to Malaga, Ibiza and Palma.
He further added that more of the airport’s airline partners will resume services in the coming weeks, encouraged by the demand that is being experienced in the London market. BA CityFlyer resumed flying to Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Málaga and Florence. The initial daily flights will be joined from Monday by daily KLM flights to Amsterdam and Luxair flights to Luxembourg. BA CityFlyer will add flights from London City Airport to other popular European destinations: Nice, Mahon, Faro and Bergerac starting August 1.