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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.

British Airways launches route to Croatian city of Split from London City Airport

British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual Yacht Week...

International Airlines Group (IAG) backs the Airbus A321XLR with an order for 14 aircraft for Aer Lingus and Iberia

International Airlines Group (IAG) has selected the A321XLR to expand its fleet of highly efficient single aisles with a firm order for 14 aircraft....

International Airlines Group (IAG) announces intent to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes

Purchase would include 737 MAX 8 and MAX 10 jets New aircraft to be deployed across International Airlines Group, including Vueling, LEVEL One of...

Boeing and International Airlines Group build on 777X order with services agreements to support A320 aircraft

Boeing and International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the world's largest airline groups, signed two agreements at the Paris Air Show today that will...

British Airways flight takes off to San Diego, California to celebrate Father’s Day

To celebrate Father’s Day (this year in the UK on 16 June) British Airways surprised some of its fathers and their sons and daughters...

British Airways “BOAC” Boeing 747 to join Red Arrows for Royal Tattoo

RED, WHITE AND BLUE AT THE ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO The Red Arrows will join forces with a special British Airways B747, which has been...

British Airways cancels Boeing 747 domestic upgrades, originally scheduled on 25 August

What should have been a highlight for plane spotters and other aviation enthusiasts has now turned into a major fiasco. On 25 August, British...

Iberia names new Airbus A350 for famed navigator Elcano

In a tribute to the Spanish sea captain who completed Magellan’s and Elcano’s circumnavigation of the globe 500 years ago The new aircraft...

British Airways returns to Pakistan after 10 years and touches down in Islamabad

British Airways today landed into Islamabad as it began its first service between the UK and Pakistan in 10 years. Crowds greeted the aircraft in...

British Airways flight to Washington D.C. returns to London Heathrow after flight attendant knocks himself unconscious

On 31 May, a British Airways Boeing 747 (G-CIVD) from London Heathrow to Washington Dulles D.C. took off uneventfully around 17:11 (UTC). One hour...

British Airways continues to rely on Air Belgium; back to Cairo

After many similar contracts with British Airways for flights to Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Dubai, New York, Newark and Toronto Pearson, Air Belgium has signed...

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways’ headquarters to mark the airline’s centenary

Her Majesty The Queen visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside Her Majesty The Queen...

British Airways launches thrice-weekly flights to Islamabad

The airline starts a three-per-week service on June 2 Customers will enjoy a state-of-the-art inflight experience on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner A...

Iberia app allows to scan hand luggage to check if it will be accepted

A new function of the Iberia app enables customers to check the dimensions of their hand luggage instantly with the phone camera. The...

IAG Group reports an operating profit of €135 million for 1Q19 but suffers from high fuel price and market capacity

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) today presented Group consolidated results for the three months to March 31, 2019. IAG period highlights on results: First quarter...

Severe turbulence in British Airways Boeing 777 injures 14 passengers

On 6 May, a British Airways Boeing 777-200 (G-VIIR) operating flight BA2167 from London London Gatwick to Tampa, U.S. encountered severe turbulence during the...

Travel of the future happening now: 250,000 British Airways customers are using biometric technology on international flights

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a...

British Airways stops offering the Financial Times to passengers

British Airways (BA) has stopped offering the Financial Times (FT) to passengers in response to negative stories about it in the paper, a source...

British Airways flight between London Gatwick and Salzburg diverts to Brussels after smoke in the cockpit

On 11 April, a British Airways Airbus A319 (G-DBCG) operating flight BA2652 between London Gatwick to Salzburg diverted to Brussels Airport. Pilots reported smoke...

All four British Airways heritage liveries in one incredible shot

British Airways has, for the first time today (9 April), brought together its four heritage liveried aircraft which were repainted to mark the airline’s...