IAG Group Publishes Third Quarter Financial Results for 2022 and…

The International Airlines Group (IAG) Anglo-Spanish multinational holding company formed on January 21, 2011, from the merger of the flag carriers of the United Kingdom and Spain, British Airways and Iberia, published its financial results for the third quarter of 2022 a few days ago. As of September 30, 2022,…

IAG Confirms Order for Boeing 737s and Options for Additional…

Shareholders of the International Airlines Group (IAG) have approved the consortium’s order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft announced in May. Boeing has confirmed the order for the aircraft is now ‘firm’ and IAG will also have the option for 100 more. In IAG’s initial announcement which was given five months…

Dominican Republic and Guatemala Sign Open Skies Agreement

The Domincan Republic and Guatemale have entered into an Open Skies Agreement. The new agreement will allow airlines to combine different flight numbers in aircraft operations, as well as Sixth Freedom traffic rights for passengers on routes operated by designated airlines for both countries and beyond. Finally, up to seven…

Iberia Recruits First 20 Pilots from New Training Program

Spanish airline Iberia announced on Monday that it will recruit the first batch of pilots since the beginning of the pandemic. In July, it will add 20 first officers who will also become the first pilots coming from the Iberia Cadetes program, which the company launched in 2019. The increase…

IAG Finalizes Agreement For Up To 150 Boeing 737 Aircraft

International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with Boeing to order 25 737-8200 and 25 737-10 aircraft. The announcement also advises that the parent group of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and LEVEL have the option for a further 100 aircraft in…

Iberia Firms Up U.S. Expansion Plans, Adds Dallas and Washington…

This summer, Iberia will offer more than 120 flight frequencies to the United States, firming its plans to add flights to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas and Washington-Dulles. In addition, the Madrid-based carrier intends to resume flights to San Francisco, servicing a total of nine U.S. destinations this summer. This announcement builds…

Alaska, Iberia Establish New Oneworld Codeshare Agreement

The ongoing, lengthy Covid-19 pandemic has posed a significant obstacle for the airline industry, as at the peak of the of its effects, several major carriers faced major disruptions in their flight operations. Many airlines faced a major decline in passenger load factors, leading to a large reduction in flight…

International Airlines Group Aims for 75% of Pre-Pandemic Capacity by…

International Airlines Group (IAG) announced its Q2 results on Friday that indicated progress in the consortium’s recovery from the pandemic. The parent company of the U.K. and European airlines including British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and LEVEL revealed an operating loss of €967 million ($1,148 million) that compares to…

Iberia Restores Latin American Services as Spain Reopens to More…

Iberia announced this week that it is restoring services to most of its destinations in Latin America. The news comes as the Spanish government has re-opened Spain to more foreign travelers. The Spanish flag carrier will also be increasing frequencies to selected destinations for the summer season. Iberia's 2021 summer…