Avro RJ100s are to be banned from operating from London City after 31 March, because of noise levels fractionally above those permitted under the stringent Category A designation (94.5 PNdB). Although this technical breach has been reduced from 0.6 dB in 2013 to 0.1 dB above Category A in 2015 — a […]
CityJet Executive Chairman Pat Byrne has warned that higher charges would jeopardize the viability of operations at London City, the airline’s main hub. “The airport is expensive for airlines,” said Mr Byrne, “both in terms of equipment required to operate within the unique physical constraints of the airport, and also in terms […]
WDL Aviation‘s BAe 146-200 D-AMGL (msn E2055) was damaged in a hard landing at London City on 16 August. She had been ferried in from Köln that morning, and then operated the BA8734/BA8735 London City-Frankfurt rotation on behalf of British Airways, a route she has flown frequently in the past month. […]
Jota Aviation operated its first flight on behalf of BA CityFlyer on 6 February. After positioning from Southend to London City, BAe 146-200 G-SMLA (msn E2047) operated BA8712 to Edinburgh, then BA8717 back. She returned to Southend that evening. Jota was recently added to the list of airlines that BA […]
Cello Aviation is operating Avro RJ85 G-LENM (msn E2273) on British CityFlyer‘s behalf on flight from London City. She was ferried from Cello’s base at Birmingham to London City on 30 March, and flew her first service later that day. She is on a three month wet-lease to BA CityFlyer.
London City was closed for more than an hour after a Swiss RJ100 developed engine problems on takeoff. RJ100 HB-IXX (msn E3262) had been preparing to depart from London City’s runway 9 on flight LX437 to Genève at 1500 local time. During spool-up, however, the number four engine emitted a […]
Swedish regional airline NextJet will launch services from Stockholm Bromma to London City in August, using an Avro RJ85. Hitherto the airline has concentrated on serving domestic destinations, mostly in northern Sweden, although it also flies to two international destinations. Although the source of the RJ85 was not disclosed, it […]
BA CityFlyer Avro RJ100 G-BXAR (msn E3298) suffered a nosewheel failure on landing at London City on 13 February. G-BXAR was arriving from Amsterdam as BA8456, with 67 passengers and four crewmembers. The aircraft touched down normally on its main wheels, but when the nose came down the nose gear […]
Two Avro RJs suffered a minor collision on the ramp at London City on 21 April. Lufthansa Regional Avro RJ85 D-AVRJ (msn E2277) was moving off the stand for a flight to Münich when her tail touched that of BA CityFlyer Avro RJ100 G-BZAT (msn E3320) that was parked on […]
German BAe 146 operator Eurowings began service from Berlin Tegel to London City on 14 January. The twice daily service is operated on behalf of Lufthansa Regional. Series 200 D-AJET (msn E2201) operated the inital flight, LH4838, arriving at the Docklands airport at 09:10 local time.