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Iberia and British Airways Achieve Highest Certification Status

Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN- December 24, 2019 02:38

Iberia airline and British Airways (BA), both part of the International Airlines Group (IAG), have achieved NDC Certification [email protected] status. This is the highest certification level that IATA provides to ... Read More

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 22:20

Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. (Air Europa), third largest airline in Spain after Iberia and Vueling, announced plans to launch flights between Tel Aviv and Malaga, starting on April 2, ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

30,000 flights won’t be able to land at Milan’s Airport Linate during Italy’s high summer season

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- February 26, 2019 00:18

Milan’s Airport Linate is not only very passenger friendly but also very easy to reach from Milan’s city center. There are three airports for Milan with Linate being the closest ... Read More

Warning: Lufthansa is suing passengers trying to collect more for already completed flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 13, 2019 05:36

Airlines are upset about playing games with their customers, specially when they're not always succeeding sucking more money from a passenger. Lufthansa German Airline is no exception. How much sense ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:25

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer to Berlin-Mitte court, claiming the individual had no intention of ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

American Airlines launches 18 new routes, adds seats to Paris and Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 05:05

American Airlines is opening up new options for summer travel with additional flights to more cities across the U.S. as well as two new flights to Europe. The 18 new ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018 14:57

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal Air Maroc. Read More

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 4, 2018 14:48

Willie Walsh, CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), decided to give the final assault to Norwegian Air Shuttle. Read More

Arabian Travel Market: New director for World Travel Market Portfolio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:46

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with the appointment of a new Portfolio Director, who has over 25 years of ... Read More

Finnair to enter joint business with American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia

editor editor- March 9, 2013 08:23

HONG KONG - American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia celebrate a key milestone today as fellow oneworld® alliance member Finnair announces its intent to join the transatlantic joint business, es Read More

Iberia strike enters week two

editor editor- March 5, 2013 09:26

MADRID, Spain - Unions at Spain's flagship airline Iberia began a second week of strikes on Monday, with 1,300 flights canceled and most passengers re-assigned to other flights. Read More

Iberia protesters clash with police at Madrid’s international airport

editor editor- February 19, 2013 06:13

MADRID, Spain - Protesters have clashed with police at Madrid's international airport as ground staff and cabin crews for Spain's Iberia airline began 15 days of strikes to protest plans ... Read More

Spanish pilots union sued by International Airlines Group

editor editor- December 3, 2012 03:21

International Airlines Group, the company formed from the merger of British Airways and Spain's Iberia, is suing the Spanish pilots union over strikes late last year and early this year. Read More

Loss-making Iberia faces a battle to survive

editor editor- November 10, 2012 02:15

LONDON, England - Spanish airline Iberia plans to shed 4,500 jobs, or 22% of its workforce, as part of an overhaul aimed at rescuing the struggling airline. Read More

Iberia pilots strike, over 100 flights cancelled

editor editor- January 12, 2012 06:48

MADRID, Spain - Iberia pilots protesting new budget carrier staged one-day strike, causing the Spanish airline to cancel over 100 flights on Wednesday. Read More

American Airlines,British Airways, Iberia having anniversary fare sale

editor editor- November 2, 2011 04:30

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and two of its fellow oneworld® members, British Airways and Iberia, are observing the first anniversary of their joint business. Read More

American Airlines offer special fares between US and Europe

editor editor- August 24, 2011 05:21

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today announced that that it has teamed up with oneworld® members – British Airways and Iberia – to offer special savings from the United ... Read More

IAG signs firm order for eight wide-body Airbus A330-300s

editor editor- July 27, 2011 05:35

IAG has today confirmed the firm order of eight of Airbus’ eco-efficient A330 Family aircraft for Iberia’s fleet following the preliminary Memorandum of Understanding signed earlier this year. Read More

Tams: BA-Iberia deal “first step to something much bigger”

editor editor- May 9, 2011 04:49

The merger of BA and Iberia is the “first step to something much bigger”, Richard Tams, the UK carrier’s head of sales and marketing UK and Ireland, said. Read More

British Airways creates transatlantic shuttle service

editor editor- March 30, 2011 07:25

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia have announced they will deliver more benefits to customers as schedules are coordinated across the North Atlantic and more destination Read More

Iberia signs MoU for 8 wide-body Airbus A330-300

editor editor- March 8, 2011 04:32

Iberia airline has become the latest customer of Airbus eco-efficient A330 Family signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of eight aircraft. Read More

Japan Airlines and Iberia codeshare again to Madrid

editor editor- February 24, 2011 04:10

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Spain's largest air transport group - Iberia, both members of the quality airline alliance oneworld®, today finalized a codeshare agreement that will once again connect custo Read More

Bomb threat prompts Iberia plane evacuation

editor editor- February 7, 2011 10:46

SANTIAGO, Chile – A bomb threat prompted Chilean authorities to evacuate passengers and crew from an Iberia airline flight to Madrid, Spain on Sunday. Read More

American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia expand codeshare cooperation

editor editor- December 20, 2010 02:55

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia, members of the oneworld® alliance, today announced new customer benefits as a result of their trans-Atlantic joint business. Read More

American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia add flights to codeshare routes

editor editor- December 18, 2010 06:06

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines, British Airways, and Iberia, members of the oneworld® alliance, announced today the expansion to the number of routes on which the airlines will codeshare ... Read More

American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia announce new routes

editor editor- October 7, 2010 04:38

FORT WORTH, Texas - Earlier today the CEOs of American Airlines, British Airways, and Iberia met in London to announce the official start of their Joint Business between North America ... Read More

BA-Iberia earmark Asia as key region for expansion

editor editor- September 9, 2010 04:13

The acquisition plan outlined by British Airways and Iberia aims to land in Asia, with several viable companies waiting at the end of the runway. Read More

Walsh identifies 12 airlines as potential members of IAG

editor editor- September 6, 2010 02:07

London - British Airways PLC and Spain's Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A, which are in the process of completing a merger, have identified 12 potential airlines that could be ... Read More

Aviation news: EU approves alliance of American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia

editor editor- July 15, 2010 02:24

The European Commission said Wednesday it has approved the partnership of American Airlines Inc., British Airways PLC and Iberia, letting the Oneworld members to cooperate on their service across the Read More

Merger with Iberia allows British Airways to plan expansion into Africa

editor editor- April 15, 2010 04:03

NAIROBI - The merger between British Airways and Spain's Iberia will result in increased access to African destinations for European and Latin American holidaymakers, BA's chief executive said on Wedn Read More

British Airways and Iberia merger creates 3rd largest European airline

editor editor- April 10, 2010 09:35

Two unprofitable carriers, British Airways (BA) and Spanish carrier, Iberia, signed a merger agreement on Thursday with the expectation that doing so will save them US$533 million a year and ... Read More

After a long wait, BA and Iberia make their connection

editor editor- November 16, 2009 05:55

After the markets closed on Thursday night, the British Airways board marched into a meeting in its head office, close to Heathrow, for what would prove to be a defining ... Read More