This Father’s Day (Sunday 18 June), show your dad just how important he is to the family by taking him on a weekend break for some outdoor adventures. London City Airport’s passenger proposition to get you from the front door to the departure gate within 20 minutes and from tarmac to train in 15 minutes or less on the return leg home will help take the hassle out of your weekend away.
With 44 short-haul destinations to choose from, and its convenient location in East London’s Royal Docks, it is easy to escape from London in no time and find an activity for any dad.
Take a Friday morning flight to Faro in Portugal and you’ll be able to tee-off from one of the six golf courses in this leading European golf resort well before tea-time.
Sun-seekers could head to Skiathos in the Greek Islands, which, from 26 June will be served by British Airways. Divers should head for Vromólimnos beach and try to find rare red corals in Poseidon cave, before enjoying seafood on the beach.
For a city break steeped in history and culture, Berlin is one of the most edgy European capitals, easily accessible with three flights per weekday and a convenient return flight each Sunday in late afternoon. Coincide the trip with Berlin’s Long Night of the Sciences on 24th June. Listen to scientific institutions present insights into their latest research and findings to the public.
For a Father’s Day adventure closer to home, Flybe offers flights to Cardiff and Edinburgh from London City Airport. Each city is a short drive from the Brecon Beacons and Scottish countryside respectively, meaning dad can don his boots and seek fresh air on some long walks followed by pub grub.
Richard Hill, Chief Commercial Officer at London City Airport, said: “We all struggle to spend quality time with our families, so this Father’s Day enjoy air travel made easy and spend your time away from home doing something you love. Let London City kick-start your stress-free escape from the capital.