International Airlines Group News

Iberia places order for 20 Airbus A320neo aircraft

Iberia places order for 20 Airbus A320neo aircraft

28 June 2017 Airline News

Iberia chairman Luis Gallego has disclosed that the Spanish airline has made a firm order to acquire 20 new Airbus A320neo aircraft to modernise its short- and medium-haul fleet. The aircraft will be delivered from the first half of 2018 through 2021.

Level flights go live on Vueling website

Level flights go live on Vueling website

1 May 2017 Airline News

Flights on Level can now be booked via the website of its sister airline Vueling in addition to flylevel.com. Customers from across Vueling’s 137 European destinations can book flights to the airline’s home base at Barcelona which connect onto Level’s long-haul network with a single ticket.

Iberia expands Madrid-Barcelona air bridge with Vueling partnership

Iberia expands Madrid-Barcelona air bridge with Vueling partnership

13 February 2017 Airline News

Iberia has unveiled its new walk-on air shuttle service between Madrid and Barcelona, known as the Puente Aéreo. The airline hopes the redesigned service will maintain its existing advantages, while adding flexibility, new facilities for customers, and more flights to choose from, thanks to the agreement reached with Vueling to operate this route jointly.

IAG carries 100m passengers in 2016

IAG carries 100m passengers in 2016

9 January 2017 Airline News

International Airlines Group carried more than 100 million passengers in 2016, a record for the group. In total, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling carried 100,675,056 passengers which was up by 14 per cent compared to 2015.

IAG chief criticises government Chinese visa delay

IAG chief criticises government Chinese visa delay

6 December 2016 Airline News Tourism News

International Airlines Group has criticised a year’s delay in introducing a ten year visa for Chinese visitors that would drive business and create jobs. The plan was announced in October 2015 during the Chinese state visit to the UK. Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, said: “China is the world’s second largest economy and we need to do all we can to encourage these trade links.

Travelport inks deal with low-cost carrier Vueling

Travelport inks deal with low-cost carrier Vueling

Travelport has signed a new agreement with Vueling, which sees the Spanish low-cost airline sign up for Travelport’s industry leading airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. The agreement continues Travelport’s long standing relationship with Vueling, and parent company International Airlines Group, and demonstrates the value the airline sees in Travelport’s innovative merchandising and retailing technology.