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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 increases frequencies to popular destinations (Miami, Seattle and Cape Town) in spring

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- Cape Town, Miami and Seattle British Airways is adding more flights to some of its most popular destinations in the US and South Africa...

Qatar Airways increases its stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG)

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Qatar Airways announces that it has increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. (IAG) from 21.4 per cent to 25.1 per cent....

British Airways opens up African destinations through codeshare agreement with Royal Air Maroc

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British Airways and Royal Air Maroc have announced a new codeshare agreement which will open up new routes across Morocco including Casablanca and Agadir. ...

British Airways increases flights to winter sun hot-spots from London Gatwick

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Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island with a regular...

Iberia sponsors Spanish Olympic Committee and names its new A350 “Equipo Olímpico Español”

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Iberia and the Spanish Olympic Committee today signed a cooperation agreement next to the new Airbus A350 christened the “Equipo Olímpico Español” ,...

British Airways launches Newquay route from London Heathrow in Summer 2020

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British Airways is launching a summer route between London Heathrow and Newquay, creating the only direct route to Heathrow.  This adds to the new...

[Trip report] Iberia Airbus A340-600 flight from Brussels to Madrid in Business Class

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On Tuesday 21 Januari 2020, I had the pleasure of flying Business Class on an Iberia Airbus A340-600 operating a scheduled flight between Brussels...

British Airways sets record breaking fastest flight from New York to London Heathrow

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Last night, British Airways broke a record for fastest subsonic commercial transatlantic flight thanks to a "Ciara storm" jet stream of 418 km/h. Its...

Iberia and the Madrid Council present the Stopover Hola Madrid Programme

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Stopover Hola Madrid is a programme to encourage long-haul travellers to extend their Madrid stopovers from one to six nights, with offers of...

Drinks to Automatic: British Airways’ lounges trial AI-powered cocktail makers in San Francisco and Newark

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British Airways is exclusively trialling an automated cocktail maker in its San Francisco and Newark lounges. Cocktails are dispensed in under 45 seconds, adding...

Iberia to fly to Brussels with an Airbus A350 in early Summer 2020

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In the early months of the 2020 summer season, Iberia decided to deploy its Airbus A350-900 between Madrid and Brussels, once a week, according...

Iberia unveils new uniforms by Teresa Helbig at Madrid’s MB Fashion Week

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The Spanish designer created elegant and comfortable clothing featuring blues, reds,  yellows, and beige Helbig reinterprets the traditional straight skirt and adds distinguished...

British Airways suspends all flights to mainland China amidst outbreak of coronavirus

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British Airways has announced the suspension of all flights to mainland China (Beijing Daxing and Shanghai) amidst the outbreak of the coronavirus. Two flights...

British Airways Airbus A350-1000 slightly damaged during hard landing at Tel Aviv Airport

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On 19 January, a British Airways Airbus A350-1000 (G-XWBD) operated flight BA163 between London Heathrow, United Kingdom and Tel Aviv, Israel. During landing at Tel...

Three British Airways cabin crew members killed in New Year’s Eve crash; another cabin crew member heavily injured

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On New Year's Eve, a Toyota Yaris and a lorry crashed near London Heathrow Airport. Two men (aged 23 and 25) died along with...

British Airways’ UK carbon emissions offsetting scheme takes off

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Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects ...

The four oneworld airlines in the Atlantic Joint Business build an even more extensive network for summer 2020

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The airlines in the Atlantic Joint Business (American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Iberia) are opening additional routes across the Atlantic for the Summer...

British Airways to ‘Basque’ in new route to San Sebastian

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Flights to the Basque region of Spain are set to take off next summer when British Airways launches a new route to San Sebastián. It’s...

[Video] Too close for comfort or not ? Iberia Airbus A330 lands seconds after take-off Lufthansa Boeing 747 at Miami Airport, United States

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On 17 December, a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 (D-ABYT) was taking off runway 9 at Miami Airport, United States destination Frankfurt, Germany. Meanwhile, an Iberia...

British Airways puts Portland, Oregon, on its route map

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British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon, US From June...