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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.

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

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

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...

British Airways forced to cancel nearly all flights on Monday and Tuesday

British Airways was forced to cancel nearly all flights on Monday and Tuesday after its pilots walked away from the cockpit. The industrial action,...

[Analysis] Pilots’ union BALPA has lost British Airways’ trust and agreement a long way off, says GlobalData

Following the news that British Airways (BA) pilots are likely to strike on Monday and Tuesday next week after the company rejected the 11th-hour...

Vueling is celebrating its 15th year and its 6 million passengers at Brussels Airport

It was in 2004 that the Spanish company, Vueling, started its first flights at Brussels Airport with a destination to and from Barcelona. Since...

Aigle Azur’s CEO announces resignation; airline’s booking engine closed from 10 September

Frantz Yvelin, the CEO of French airline Aigle Azur, placed in receivership Monday, throws in the towel by announcing his resignation on the set...

Milan Bergamo gets set for British Airways’ Gatwick service

Milan Bergamo Airport yesterday welcomed British Airways’ high-frequency service from London Gatwick. Becoming the only link from the south of England to the East...

British Airways turns 100 and celebrates with its customers

On Sunday 25 August 2019 British Airways celebrates its 100 birthday. The airline  is marking its centenary by celebrating with customers. Alex Cruz, British Airways’...

British Airways pilots to strike on 9, 10 and 27 September

The British Airlines Pilots Association (BALPA), representing a major part of pilots working for British Airways have given a notice to the airline that...

British Airways’ remote-control pushback vehicles reach record 100,000 departures

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’...

British Airways’ Airbus A350 gears up for its first long-haul flight to Dubai

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on...

British Airways to trial virtual reality entertainment in the skies

British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset...

British Airways forced to cancel a number of flights and delay several others over IT-woes

An IT systems issue is currently affecting check-in and flight departures at British Airways, the airline was forced to cancel some short-haul flights and...

Court of Appeal rejects British Airways’ attempt to block pilot strikes

The Court of Appeal has rejected British Airways’ attempt to injunct BALPA’s proposed industrial action on a technicality. The legality of BALPA’s ballot has...

British Airways’ first Airbus A350-1000 touches down at London Heathrow

British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The...

Aer Lingus takes delivery of its first Airbus A321LR

Ireland’s national carrier Aer Lingus has taken delivery of its first of eight A321LR aircraft, becoming the first airline in International Airlines Group (IAG)...

Air Lease Corporation delivers first of eight new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft to Aer Lingus

Today Air Lease Corporation announced the delivery of one new Airbus A321-200neo LR aircraft on long-term lease to Aer Lingus (Dublin, Ireland).  This Airbus...

BALPA: “British Airways pilots vote strongly for strike action”

93% of British Airways pilots associated with union BALPA (British Airline Pilots Association) have voted in favour of industrial actions. BALPA - representing 85%...

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for one week over security concerns, Lufthansa follows with a one-day suspension

On 20 July 2019, British Airways announced that it was suspending its flights to Cairo, Egypt for the next seven days. "The safety and...

British Airways and the Red Arrows meet again at the Royal International Air Tattoo

Spectators at the world’s largest military air show delighted at a fly-past by a specially decorated British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows. Flight...