London City Airport ditches plastic straws

Plastic straws are no longer available in any food and drink outlets at London City Airport. It is the first UK airport to ditch plastic straws, which have been replaced with biodegradable paper ones. The airport said the move will help reduce the use of 100,000 plastic straws that were distributed by the airport’s outlets […]

London City Airport’s £344m expansion ‘will bring more air pollution’

The £344 million plan to expand London City Airport will add to the city’s air pollution. The comment from environmental campaigners comes as the UK Government approved the expansion programme. New Chancellor Philip Hammond and Transport Secretary Sajid Javid gave the go ahead to the proposals which are set to create 1,600 jobs and add […]

Solar-powered lighting at London City Airport

A London airport has invested £10,000 in solar-powered lighting systems in a bid to cut its energy usage. London City Airport (LCY) has installed two guard lights (pictured), commonly known as Wig-Wags, at its runway entry points which are expected to run for 120 days without recharging. The airport currently produces around 6,000 tonnes of […]

London City Airport buys on-site fuel facility from BP

A London airport has bought a fuel facility from oil giant BP for an undisclosed sum. Located at the airport itself, it will be the second facility to supply fuel to London City Airport’s (LCY) 10 airline customers. So far, the airlines have purchased fuel from BP and Shell, which operates the other fuel facility. […]