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A British Airways Embraer lines up with the runway at London City Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

London City Airport Shuts Down Until May

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to engulf the United Kingdom, London City airport has announced that it will close to commercial and private traffic until at least May.  “We have made the decision to temporarily suspend all commercial and private flights from the airport,” the airport said in a statement. “At this point in this fast-moving and unprecedented situation, we think this is the responsible thing to do for the safety and wellbeing of our staff, passengers, and everyone associated…

Lufthansa Group Reports Over 13 Million Passengers in May

In May 2019, Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed 2.8 percent more passengers than in May 2018 at around 13.2 million passengers. There were also 3.5 percent more available seat kilometers over the previous year and sales increased by 5.7 percent. Seat load factor also increased by 1.7 percent to 81.1 percent.…