British Airways and Iberia, have merged

British Airways and Spanish airline, Iberia, have merged.  International Airlines Group, as the combined company will be called, will be owned by a holding company.  International Consolidated Airlines Group, shall be registered in Madrid and own the Iberia and British Airways operating companies. The measure to pass the merger met with approximately 99 per cent […]

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BA manages to head above water in difficult year

Despite major setbacks in the form of cabin crew strikes and a volcanic ash cloud, British Airways is soldiering along, and the latest report is that the company expects to break even before tax over the whole year.  Willie Walsh, BA’s chief executive, told interviewers that higher yields and cost cutting have improved the company’s […]

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