British Airways News Stories
May 14, 2013
International Airlines Group has raised EUR€390 million (USD$506 million) through a convertible bond issue to help fund the purchase of low-cost carrier Vueling.
May 10, 2013
International Airlines Group reported a first-quarter operating loss of EUR€278 million (USD$362 million) as continued weakness at Iberia wiped out progress at British Airways.
May 7, 2013
Qatar has approached International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, with an informal offer to become the company's largest shareholder by buying the 12 percent stake held by Spanish lender Bankia, the Financial Times reported.
April 24, 2013
Boeing looks ready to start offering its next-generation 777 in weeks after pondering for months how to prevent a key part of the big-jet market slipping to rival Airbus.
April 23, 2013
IAG, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, has won sufficient backing from investors in Vueling to take control of the Spanish budget airline, Spain's stock market regulator said on Tuesday.
April 22, 2013
International Airlines Group unveiled orders for 18 Airbus A350 long-haul jets for its British Airways arm and said it was in further talks with Airbus and Boeing to secure more planes for Spanish unit Iberia.
April 16, 2013
Flights between Scotland and London are nearly always less expensive than going by train, according to a survey conducted by Glasgow-based newspaper The Herald.
April 7, 2013
A potential USD$7 billion order from British Airways for Airbus A350 jets is set to hand Boeing its next major challenge as it nears the end of a three-month crisis over the grounding of the 787, analysts said.
April 4, 2013
International Airlines Group reported a 0.1 percent rise in March traffic, after a strong performance from British Airways made up for weakness at Iberia following a series of strikes.
April 3, 2013
International Airlines Group said it had firmed up orders for 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, a show of confidence in the aircraft that has been grounded since January because of battery problems.
April 1, 2013
International Airlines Group could order Airbus's new A350 long-range aircraft for its British Airways arm as soon as this week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
March 6, 2013
International Airlines Group said the pay of its chief executive, Willie Walsh, fell below that of the boss of its British Airways unit last year after IAG's board decided not to award Walsh a bonus.