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Alison FitzGerald appointed CEO of London City Airport

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Alison FitzGerald has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport.

FitzGerald held the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at London City Airport since September 2016, assumes the role of CEO with immediate effect. Since January 2024, FitzGerald served as co-CEO of London City Airport alongside Chief Financial Officer, Wilma Allan. The appointment follows a thorough process by the Board of London City Airport.

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FitzGerald  joined as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in January 2014. Since then and in her role as COO, she has been responsible for leading the airport in becoming  to fully deploy next generation CT security scanners for its passengers, enabling travellers to pass through security without removing laptops and liquids from their hand luggage. She has also overseen the implementation of the world’s first major Digital Air Traffic Control Tower, and has worked with aircraft manufacturers and airlines to enable the introduction of next generation aircraft into the airport.

Mel Ewell, Chair of London City Airport, said: “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Alison as our new CEO given her strong track record of delivering results at London City. After an extensive search process, we are confident that Alison is the right person to lead the business through its next phase of growth.”

Situated in a former shipping dock, London City Airport is the most central of the capital’s seven airports.

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