A Vueling A320 departing Cardiff Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Vueling adds raft of UK to Paris flights

Spanish based IAG airline Vueling (VY/VLG) has unveiled a raft of new routes from Paris Orly (ORY/LFPO) including six routes to the UK. From early November, Vueling will operate from Paris Orly to Birmingham (BHX/EGBB), Belfast (BFS/EGAA), Cardiff (CWL/EGFF), Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH), Glasgow (GLA/EGPF) and Newcastle (NCL/EGNT). For some airports, such [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

IAG calls for digital health passes

International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways, has called for the creation and use of Digital Health Passes in order to reopen the skies. The boss of IAG, Luis Gallego said that there needed to be a clear roadmap for easing travel restrictions and that included “international common testing [read more]

Heathrow Airport (Image: Graceful)
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IAG’s Hangar 51 programme starts

International Airlines Group (IAG)’s Hangar 51 Global Accelerator Programme is getting underway with companies across a broad spectrum of aviation and travel innovations taking part. These range from contactless travel solutions through to recycling Co2 into aviation fuel. The start-ups are co-working remotely for 10 weeks with mentors and experts [read more]

British Airways Airbus A380-800 G-XLEC (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

BA parent IAG reports €6bn loss

British Airways parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), has reported a €6bn loss in its Quarter 3 (Q3) financial results. The group, which also owns Aer Lingus, said Q3 had seen it run an operating loss of €5.9bn compared to a €2.5bn profit in the same period last year. IAG [read more]

Alex Cruz, British Airways' chief executive and chairman (Image: BA)
Civil Aviation

Alex Cruz to stand down as British Airways CEO

International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed that Alex Cruz is to stand down as British Airways’ Chief Executive with immediate effect but will remain as the non-executive chairman. Cruz’s time at British Airways started in 2016 and has seen the airline go through significant changes including fleet upgrades, network changes [read more]

LEVEL OE-LCR Airbus A321-211 (Image: Anna Zvereva CC BY-SA2.0)
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Level Europe files for insolvency

International Airlines Group (IAG) owned airline Level Europe (VK/FOO) has confirmed that is going into administration. The Austrian airline, which operates from Amsterdam and Vienna, is filing for insolvency as it becomes the latest casualty of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a typical IAG twist of ownership, Level Europe is owned [read more]