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Qatar Airways to seat two directors on IAG executive board

To gain the approval of its largest single shareholder, International Airlines Group (IAG) is looking at accepting two representatives from Qatar Airways onto their executive board....


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Why AA, IAG, Lufthansa, and United want to resume EU-US flights

The chief executives of American Airlines, International Airlines Group (IAG), Lufthansa and United Airlines sent an open letter to the United States Vice President and the European Union's legislators to ease travel between Europe and North America. But why?...


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Qatar Airways Al Baker reiterates support for bankrupt LATAM

Despite the shaky situation all around, Qatar Airways' chief executive Akbar Al Baker reiterated its support for LATAM Airlines, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings....


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IAG set to lose $1.6 billion on fuel-hedging alone

While low oil prices are something to celebrate, the shockingly-low prices have now become a worry for airlines, as they hedged on the very wrong side of the fence....


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BA parent IAG keen to buy Air Europa; partners with Qatar Airways

Despite the cash crunch that airlines are facing, British Airways parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) is still keen to purchase Air Europa. Furthermore, British Airways and Qatar Airways strengthened their ties on the Australian-European market....


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Could coronavirus result in resurgence of flag carriers?

Coronavirus touched airlines no matter whether they were small or big. And the countries that these airlines reside in rely on them to provide vital connectivity to the outside world. While the industry has been going towards consolidation and doing more with less, could the COVID-19 crisis change the course of aviation?...


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British Airways to suspend 36,000 employees: reports

British Airways is set to announce the suspension of 36,000 of its employees. The airline, heavily impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, already parked more than half of its fleet....


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Airline consolidation in Europe: worrying times for the industry

Seemingly, consolidation has become the main word when discussing the trends within the aviation industry, especially in Europe. But, essentially, what is consolidation and how it is affecting the skies above Europe?...


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IAG reports to EU regarding British Government help to Flybe

After the British Government stepped in to help Flybe, International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways, complained to the European Union regarding the governmental intervention....


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IAG set to acquire Air Europa for $1.1 billion

International Airlines Group has announced that it is acquiring Air Europa, one of the biggest private airlines in Spain. The acquisition, pending governmental approval, will help IAG once again dominate the South Atlantic market, according to the group. The deal has already attracted attention from competing airlines....