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London City Airport drops plans to end the 24-hour weekend flight break

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London City Airport has dropped plans to end its 24-hour weekend break (currently no aircraft take off or land between 12.30pm Saturday to 12.30pm Sunday).

The airport has also abandoned plans to operate more early morning and late evening flights, as was proposed in its draft Master Plan. “I want to thank all of you who put so much time, effort and indeed money into campaigning against the expansion proposals,” said John Stewart of HACAN East.

A review into the airport’s controversial flight paths – which include the airspace over Wanstead – continues.