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IAG boosts Latin America and Middle East services

IAG boosts Latin America and Middle East services

6 April 2011 Airline News

International Airlines Group – composed of British Airways and Iberia – has confirmed it will reorganise its network to improve services to Latin American and the Middle East. Under the plans, Latin America will become more accessible to British Airways customers and the Middle East will be brought to the doorstep of the Spanish flag-carrier’s travellers.

IAG considers stake in Japan Airlines

IAG considers stake in Japan Airlines

31 March 2011 Airline News

International Airlines Group has revealed its interest in taking a stake in Japan Airlines, after the Asian carrier emerged from bankruptcy proceedings. IAG was formed earlier this year following the merger of British Airways and Iberia of Spain.

American-BA-Iberia sign strategic alliance

American-BA-Iberia sign strategic alliance

29 September 2010 Airline News

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”.

International Airlines Group names board

International Airlines Group names board

28 September 2010 Airline News

Members of the board of directors of International Airlines Group - the holding company formed by the merger of British Airways and Iberia - have been appointed. While many of the new board come from the existing leadership of the partner airlines, John Snow, the former US Treasury secretary, is among the most notable new faces.

BA aims to create super-airline

BA aims to create super-airline

6 September 2010 Airline News

British Airways and Iberia have drawn up a shopping list of up to 12 airlines which they hope to buy or merge with once their own tie-up has been completed. Airlines in their sights include Qantas, South African Airways, Finnair and AirAsia in a plan that would create the world’s largest airline.