British Airways suspends all flights from London City Airport

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British Airways has announced that it is suspending all flights from London City Airport from Monday 23rd March.

The suspension is initially set to run until Saturday 4th April although you would imagine that there is a high chance of this being extended.

Passengers will be transferred onto flights from London Heathrow or London Gatwick, or can claim a refund.  As we discussed yesterday, anyone who chooses to cancel is being ‘encouraged’ to take a credit voucher rather than the cash to which they are entitled.

British Airways suspends all flights from London City

This is a serious blow for the staff of BA CityFlyer, which is run as a separate business inside British Airways.

The pilots and crew are only trained to operate the Embraer aircraft and will have no choice but to be grounded during this period.

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Comments

  1. Hi Rob et al,
    just have travel voucher come through it took exactly a week, just for your info,
    Cheers Tim

  2. Wally1976 says:

    OT – apologies if this has been mentioned elsewhere – has anyone else had a letter from NSandI asking them to verify the source of their funds for their Direct Saver account? Mine deposits are all Curve related so I will be unable to provide the evidence they are asking for. On the plus side they haven’t suspended access to the account at the current time so I can get my money out ASAP. It was nice while it lasted!

  3. Daniel says:

    Looks like BA has cancelled their Helsinki route. Had a flight for Sep cancelled and can’t see any availability even until January only codeshares with Finnair. Have they axed the route?

  4. Shoestring says:

    I’m very nervous – £600 in play – can I escape the UK?

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