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London City Airport is next target for Extinction Rebellion

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London City Airport is next target for Extinction Rebellion
Activists are planning to close the airport down for three days from tomorrow (Pictures: PA/Getty)

Extinction Rebellion activists are planning to close down London City Airport for three days starting tomorrow.

The local weather change protesters introduced their intention to disrupt the ‘business as usual’ operating of the east London transport hub.

Demonstrations will embody a Hong Kong-style occupation of the terminal constructing, with individuals mendacity, sitting and gluing themselves to arrival and departure gates.

Should the takeover be thwarted, the group stated it might blockade it from the surface by closing down the DLR station and entry street.

A spokesman for the airport stated they ‘continue to work closely with the Metropolitan Police to prepare for the threat of protests’.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: A British Airways passenger plane takes off from from London City Airport on August 6, 2015 in London, England. US company Global Infrastructure Partners has announced that it is to sell London City airport. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Protesters need to disrupt the ‘business as usual’ operating of the transport hub (Picture: Getty Images)
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Activists protest on Whitehall, by Downing Street during the second day of climate change demonstrations by the Extinction Rebellion group in central London, on October 8, 2019. - Climate protesters from Sydney to New York blocked roads Monday, sparking hundreds of arrests, as two weeks of civil disobedience demanding immediate action to save the Earth from "extinction" kicked off. The demonstrations, triggered by the group Extinction Rebellion, were mostly limited to a few hundred people in each city, far from the size of last month's massive Greta Thunberg-inspired protests. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)
Extinction Rebellion activists blockaded a number of elements of central London (Picture: AFP through Getty Images)
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A pair of protesters who have glued themselves to each other and the road, on Birdcage Walk, outside the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, during the third day of an Extinction Rebellion (XR) protest in Westminster, London. PA Photo. Picture date: Wednesday October 9, 2019. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Protests. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire
A pair of protesters who’ve glued themselves to one another and the street (Picture: PA)

‘All passengers travelling for the remainder of this week will be required to show their boarding pass to access the terminal,’ he added.

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‘We’d prefer to thank passengers upfront for their endurance, and suggest that they test the standing of their flights with their airline, earlier than travelling to the airport.

is a global challenge and we remain committed to building a more sustainable future for the airport and the aviation industry, ensuring that we are playing our part in meeting the ’s 2050 carbon aims.’

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Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters camp in tents around the Monument to the Women of World War II on Whitehall in Westminster, central London, as the climate change protest continued into a second day. PA Photo. Picture date: Tuesday October 8, 2019. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Protests. Photo credit should read: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire
Protesters camped out in tents in a single day to keep up their stronghold on elements of the town (Picture: PA)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Police officers remove tents belonging to Extinction Rebellion activists in Westminster on October 8, 2019 in London, England. Climate change activists are gathering to block access to various government departments as they start a two week protest in central London. (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)
Police stated they’ve seized round 80 tonnes of kit from demonstrators (Picture: Getty)

So excess of 600 individuals have been arrested in London – greater than half the overall quantity detained throughout the fortnight of comparable protest motion again in April.

Police have additionally seized round 80 tonnes price of kit – together with tents, moveable bogs and turbines – utilized by demonstrators to arrange camp within the capital.

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