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International Airlines Group (IAG)

International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A., often shortened to IAG, is an Anglo-Spanish multinational airline holding company with its registered office in Madrid, Spain and its operational headquarters in London, UK. It was formed in January 2011 after a merger agreement between British Airways and Iberia, the flag carrier airlines of the United Kingdom and Spain respectively.

Iberia Group unveils Summer flight programme with stringent new health and hygiene measures

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For safe travel, disinfectant spraying of cabins, checking hand luggage without charge, boarding by rows. Iberia and Iberia Express were early adopters of...

LEVEL Europe (Austria) to enter insolvency

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International Airlines Group (IAG) announced that its low-cost subsidiary LEVEL Europe, based in Austria, will enter insolvency on 18 June 2020. Another one bites the...

How British Airways treats its loyal workforce is a national disgrace, MPs say

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The British commons transport select committee strongly condemned British Airways' behaviour and its parent company towards its employees during a time of international crisis....

British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair launch legal action over UK government’s quarantine policy

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Airlines file legal papers at High Court over ‘disproportionate’ government policy British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair have launched legal action against the government's controversial quarantine...

British Airways’ parent IAG plans to take legal action to challenge the quarantine imposed on foreign travellers

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British Airways' parent company IAG said on Friday 5 June that it is considering legal action against the government's decision to impose a quarantine...

British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ends up in soft ground during push-back

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On 4 June, a British Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (registered G-ZBKP) was ready to operate scheduled flight BA3587 between Edmonton, Canada and London Heathrow,...

IAG Group reports an operating loss of €535 million for 1Q 2020 – recovery set to take three years

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International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) today presented its group results for the first quarter of 2020. The group posted an operating loss of €535...

Iberia to offer Covid-19 antibody tests to all employees

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Part of the company-wide health plan undertaken in cooperation with Quirónsalud and employee representatives. All workers returning from furlough will be tested –some...

Aer Lingus reviews procedures after full flight complaint

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Aer Lingus is reviewing its processes and procedures applicable to the operation of its flights between Belfast, Northern Ireland and London Heathrow, United Kingdom...

Trade union describes British Airways’ mass sacking as a “heartless decision” and a “stab in the back” of a dedicated workforce

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Reacting to the announcement by British Airways that it is to make 12,000 staff redundant, the leader of British and Irish aviation union, Unite,...

British Airways publishes 1Q 2020 results – may slash up to 12,000 jobs

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International Airlines Group (IAG) today announced its preliminary results for the first quarter of 2020 and continues to assess further cost reduction and cash...

Spanish Government prepares financial aid for home carrier Iberia

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The Spanish Government is preparing urgent financial aid for Iberia to prevent the airline's collapse due to the stoppage of flights. Following the example...

British Airways adds extra flights a week from China to bring PPE to the UK

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21 British Airways flights a week from China to London now operating, up from 13 this time last week Flights will be used...

Sun-Air of Scandinavia launches Billund – Brussels route on 7 September

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Brussels Airport is pleased to welcome the return of Danish airline Sun-Air of Scandinavia, which flies in the colours of British Airways,...

British Airways helps thousands of British travellers return home from India

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British Airways is flying thousands of UK nationals who have been stranded in India as a result of the COVID-19 crisis back to the...

[Coronavirus] New Iberia repatriation flights to Bangkok, Sydney, Manila, Cape Verde, Asunción, and Santa Cruz de la Sierra

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https://youtu.be/q6tK9mLjK0w Another 2000 people will return home in this second wave of Iberia repatriation flights, following the 6,000 of the first wave. By the...

Push back incident at Dubai Airport damages stabilisers of both British Airways and Emirates Airline aircraft

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On 14 April, a British Airways A350-1000 (G-XWBA) operated flight BA106 between Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. The aircraft,...

Drone footage of stored British Airways Airbus A380 fleet at Chateauroux Airport

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Half of British Airways' Airbus A380 has been flown in into Chateauroux Airport, France. Very soon, five aircraft of the same type will join...

[Coronavirus] British Airways flies vital medical supplies to Britain, including ventilators and PPE

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British Airways 777 aircraft containing crucial medical supplies for the NHS is on route to the UK, due to land later this afternoon Cargo...

[Coronavirus] Iberia operates 23 repatriation flights and carries more than 200 tonnes of medical supplies

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Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, Iberia has operated a total of 23 repatriation flights to/from Algeria, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Japan, Morocco, Panama,...