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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.

Dozens of British Airways flights delayed or cancelled after technical issues

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This morning, dozens of British Airways flights into the United Kingdom have been delayed or cancelled over technical issues, the airline confirmed on social...

British Airways takes delivery of its first brand new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020

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British Airways has today announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route...

In a deal worth €1 billion, holding company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Level and Vueling takes over Air Europa

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International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) (Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Level, Vueling, ...) this morning announced the definitive transaction of Air Europa. The third-largest...

South African air traffic controllers assign special squawk to British Airways flight after South African Rugby World Cup victory

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South African air traffic controllers have guided out last night's British Airways flight from Cape Town, South Africa to London Heathrow, United Kingdom with...

Iberia adds four China destinations thanks to an agreement with Spring Airlines   

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Iberia customers can now reach Chongqing, Shenyang, Dalian and Changchun, via Shanghai These flights can be booked from 31 October for flights starting...

British Airways sponsors Blue Plaque for hero stewardess

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A former BOAC cabin crew member, who died in 1968 while evacuating passengers from an aircraft, has been honoured with a Blue Plaque for...

British Airways makes first flight into Beijing Daxing, the airport of the future

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British Airways has today made its first flight into Beijing Daxing International Airport The airline is the first international carrier to fly into...

Iberia to reach six new China destinations in cooperation with Hainan Airlines   

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Thanks to a new code-sharing agreement with the Chinese carrier, Iberia customers can fly non-stop from Madrid to Shenzhen. Iberia flights to Shanghai...

South African Civil Aviation Authority cancels 12 flights of aircraft maintained by South African Airways Technical

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A Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) inspection of the technical maintenance division of South African Airways (SAAT) saw British Airways, Kulula.com and SAA cancel 12...

“Alexa, my boarding pass for my Iberia flight, please”  

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The airline presents its second “skill” on Amazon’s voice-response device, enabling Iberia Plus members to use it to check-in for Iberia flights Iberia has presented...

Belgian consumer association Test-Aankoop/Achats objects against ten airlines who charge up to €160 to change typo in your name

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Belgian non-profit organisation Test-Aankoop/Achats which promotes consumer protection is taking legal action against ten airlines. Reason? Anyone booking a plane ticket but mistyping their (sur)name...

Catalan protesters block Barcelona El Prat Airport

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The Catalan independence platform "Democratic Tsunami" managed to cause a major blockage at Barcelona airport. The separatists are protesting against the many years of...

British Airways launches direct flights to Antalya in time for Summer 2020

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British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and...

Touch down in Toronto: British Airways’ new Airbus A350 arrives

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British Airways commenced the first North American long-haul service of its new A350 aircraft from Toronto today, following extensive trials and the launch of...

British Airways to launch codeshare with Malaysia Airlines, adding 14 destinations to its network

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British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more benefits when flying between London and Asia thanks to a new codeshare agreement...

You can now contact Iberia via WhatsApp

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Iberia customers can now use the airline’s new WhatsApp channel for general information about their trip, check the status of their flights or...

Iberia changes its Corporate Structure to focus on Sustainability

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Creating a Sustainability Management department headed by Teresa Parejo, who will define an environmental and social sustainability vision and strategy for the airline. In keeping with...

British Airways Airbus A320 declares “smoke in cabin” emergency minutes before landing at London Heathrow

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In the morning of 23 September, a British Airways Airbus A320 (G-EUYB) operated flight BA709 between Zurich, Switzerland and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. The...

Vueling Airbus A320neo evacuates via emergency slides after smoke was reported in the cabin

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On 13 September, a Vueling Airbus A320neo operated a domestic flight between Malaga and Barcelona, Spain. During approach towards Barcelona, the crew reported smoke...

British Airways again cancels most flights on 27 September

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British Airways warns that it will have to cancel almost all its flights again on 27 September due to a pilot strike. Since yesterday, the...