The Irish government agreed on Tuesday to sell its 25 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, paving the way for the owner of British Airways and Iberia to make a formal bid for the Irish carrier.
International Consolidated Airlines
Qatar Airways would like to raise its stake in the owner of British Airways and Iberia at some point and may invest in other well-run airlines, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 per cent stake in I
Qatar Airways has bought a 9.99 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, worth around 1.15 billion pounds ($1.7 billion), building closer ties with the owner of its partners British Airways and Spain's Iberia in the one world alliance
British Airways owner IAG has laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Spain's Iberia.
International Airlines Group said it was confident of increasing
Health workers in West Africa appealed on Wednesday for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia declared a state of emergency.
"The government and people of
Oman Air has appointed Summerwind GSA, a veteran with over 25 years of experience in the commercial aviation sector, as the new general sales agent for Spain and Portugal.
As Oman Air´s representative for the Iberian Peninsu
Spanish flagship airline Iberia and budget carrier Ryanair said on Saturday they had cancelled all flights in and out of Spain after a wildcat strike by air traffic controllers paralysed airports.
Iberia said all flights were cancelled unt
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, is ready for talks with British Airways (BA) over moves to create the world's biggest airline, said a top official.
Bahrain's national carrier is looking for an alliance that would give it access
Gulf Air is one of 12 carriers targeted for takeover by British Airways (BA) and Iberia on their way to creating the world's largest airline group, a report said.
The 12 carriers, said also to include Qantas, Cathay Pacific and Air Ber
British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia have received the regulatory green light to operate a joint business on transatlantic flights.
Following the recent approval from European Union, the airlines have now been granted anti-trust i