Articles tagged “IAG”

Aer Lingus

The IAG Deal That Will Create a New European Mega Hub

International Airlines Group (IAG) sees European authorities signing off on its renegotiated deal to acquire Air Europa later this year, as the conglomerate positions the acquisition as necessary to create…
european airlines

Willie Walsh in Retirement

Airline Weekly talks this week to Skift Europe Editor Patrick Whyte on the news of International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh's retirement announcement. Walsh has been a powerhouse in the…
air europa

How Does IAG Benefit From Acquiring Air Europa?

International Airlines Group (IAG) had a surprise for the airline industry this week: It stated its intention to buy Spanish carrier Air Europa. This wasn't a surprise to Skift Airline…
British Airways

Happy at Heathrow: Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 109

Of Europe’s “Big Three” airline groups, International Airlines Group (IAG) continues to significantly outperform the other two, namely Air France/KLM and Lufthansa Group. A big part of IAG’s success is…
Air France

Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 93: Separation Anxiety

Air France/KLM and Lufthansa have a lot in common, including the fact that both distantly trail IAG (the parent company of British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vueling) in terms…
Africa

Lackluster Lufthansa: Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 69

When is a $2 billion annual profit disappointing? Answer: When you’re a giant airline group like Lufthansa, and $2 billion amounts to a mere 5% operating margin—and that lackluster result…
Aer Lingus

IAG Outperforms: Airline Weekly Lounge Episode 67

With its fourth quarter results and a standout 2016, IAG, the airline group that includes British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling, continues to separate itself from the other two…