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Travel in style from London City airport, including our Business Class only service to New York.
London City airport is situated in the heart of the City of London. There is one terminal at the airport.
British Airways flights also depart from London Heathrow Terminals 1, 3 and 5 and London Gatwick.
Check which London airport terminal your flight is departing from
Club World London City is our 32-seat Business Class only service between London City airport and New York JFK.
It couldn't be easier to travel to the airport from the City of London and we have arranged much shorter check-in times for your convenience.
You can also use a British Airways check-in kiosk to print your baggage tags even if you have already printed your boarding pass at home. When you have printed your baggage tags, please drop your tagged baggage at one of the Bag Drop desks.
You can take advantage of OnAir capability during the flight, allowing you to send emails or texts from your mobile phone.
You will clear customs at Shannon* en route to New York, speeding up your journey through the airport on arrival in New York.
The entire experience is designed to maximise your time, so you arrive in New York relaxed and ready for business.
*This service is available on flight BA001 only.
More information about Club World London City
To save time at the airport you can use Manage My Booking to check in 24 hours before your flight and print your boarding pass at home.
Manage My Booking
If you have used online or mobile check-in and need to print your boarding pass at the airport, you can collect it from a check-in kiosk or a check-in desk.
If you are travelling with hand baggage only and have already printed your boarding pass, you can go straight through security to the gate.
If you have checked in before arriving at the airport but need to drop off your checked baggage, go to one of our Bag Drop desks.
The British Airways check-in area offers:
Please ensure you are familiar with the check-in and boarding times used at London City airport as they differ from other London airports.
When you transfer from one flight to another in London, you need to make sure you get to your next flight on time. The London airports are located some distance apart.
Information about travelling between London airports
If your bags have been labelled through to your onward flight destination, and you have been given a boarding pass for your next flight, you do not have to pick up your bags.
If your baggage receipt shows the destination 'LHR', 'LGW' or 'LON', you must collect your baggage at Arrivals/Baggage Reclaim before checking in for your next flight.
If you do not have a boarding pass for your connecting British Airways flight, you will have to check in. Simply follow the Flight Connections signs and make your way to a Customer Service Desk where a member of British Airways staff will be able to assist you.
If your flight is with another airline, please see an airline representative.
If you require assistance, your flight arrives late or you miss your onward flight connection, please see a member of the British Airways Customer Service team.
The Docklands Light Railway takes you directly to and from London City Airport. The station is situated 50 fmetres from the airport terminal and trains run approximately every 7 minutes to and from Canning Town, which links to the London Underground network. The journey time is about 10 minutes.
Docklands Light Railway
The nearest London Underground station to the airport is Canning Town, on the Jubilee Line, where you can connect directly to and from London City Airport via the Docklands Light Railway. The journey time is about 10 minutes.
London City Airport is situated just 10 miles from the West End and Westminster, 6 miles from the City of London and 3 miles from Canary Wharf.
Whether you're travelling to or from the airport by car or renting a car when you arrive, the link below will help you plan your route.
London City Airport by car
There is a licensed taxi rank directly outside the terminal building. The journey to or from Central London (West End) will cost about £50, depending on traffic.
Taxis at London City