Iberia launches two new routes between Spain and Usa
Iberia will start flying between Los Angeles and Madrid on March 28th. From that date, it will operate three non-stop flights weekly from Los Angeles –on Monday, Wednesdays, and Saturdays– with an additional Friday flight in July-September.
Iberia, Cathay Pacific place Airbus orders
Iberia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for eight A330-300 aircraft, with an option on a further eight planes. In Asia, Cathay Pacific Airways placed a firm order with the European manufacturer for 15 more A330-300s.
Hourly service in the afternoon from New York Kennedy to London Heathrow
Customers of American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia will experience even more benefits this summer as the result of their enhanced joint business relationship.
British Airways moves closer to American Airlines
British Airways has confirmed it will coordinate its transatlantic schedule with American Airways this summer. From March 27th, American Airlines and British Airways will effectively create a transatlantic shuttle service on the top US-UK routes by aligning the timing on their schedules.
Iberia orders 16 A330 Aircraft
Iberia, which merged with British Airways into International Airlines Group (IAG) in January has reached an agreement with Airbus to purchase eight A330-300 aircraft, and take out options for up to eight A330 family aircraft, for Iberia’s longhaul fleet.
Iberia signs MOU for eight wide-body Airbus A330-300
Iberia, part of IAG, has become the latest customer of Airbus’ eco-efficient A330 Family signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of eight aircraft.
American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia Open Premium Lounge at Miami International Airport
American Airlines (AA), British Airways (BA) and Iberia (IB) have proudly opened the doors of the airlines’ first joint Premium lounge.
British Airways, Iberia and AA expand code share agreement
From December 20, American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia are adding another 317 codeshare flights to their trans-Atlantic joint business between North America and Europe.
Shareholders approve BA merger deal
Shareholders in British Airways have voted to approve a proposed merger with Spanish flag-carrier Iberia. The move will create Europe’s second-largest carrier – behind Air France-KLM - with a market value of around £4.5bn.
British Airways returns to profit
British Airways has returned to the black for the first time in two years, reporting pre-tax profits of £158 million for the six months to September 30th. The British flag-carrier is due to merge with Iberia in January next year, with the Spanish carrier also reporting positive financial results today.
US proposes Japan antitrust immunity
The United States department of transportation has mooted antitrust immunity for two aviation alliances offering services to Japan. The news comes on the same day British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia launched their long-awaited transatlantic tie-up.
American-BA-Iberia sign strategic alliance
American Airlines, British Airways and Spanish flag-carrier Iberia have signed a long-awaited strategic alliance that will see them cooperate on flights between Europe and North America. The deal had been vigorously opposed by transatlantic rival Virgin Atlantic, which claimed it would create a “monster monopoly”.