Sunday, July 12, 2009

BA London City Airport - Turbulence Ahead

Today's Independent considers the next few months for British Airways at London City Airport....

"He[Walsh] is determined BA remains a “global premium airline” – despite the current shortage of premium paying passengers. Indeed, despite axing other flights from London City Airport, BA will in September start a 32-seat first-class-only service to New York, backing up the Paris and Amsterdam flight to the US city operated by its Openskies subsidiary".

"September is a far away, however. By the time Broughton chairs this week’s shareholder meetings he may know the result of the Acas talks . “The next few months will be uncomfortable for everyone within our business,” says Walsh. That could include passengers as well as shareholders".

The full article can be found here.

SOME of the axed routes from London City Airport can be found here.

Looks like London City Airports excitement about the new route might have been rather premature.