Articles tagged “british airways”

British Airways Parent Places New Restrictions on Non-EU Shareholders

British Airways Parent Places New Restrictions on Non-EU Shareholders

Irene García Pérez , Bloomberg

The UK's departure from the European Union still isn't sorted yet, which means companies like IAG are putting contingency plans in place.

5 days ago

The Secret to 72 Years of Profit at South Africa’s Comair

The Secret to 72 Years of Profit at South Africa’s Comair

Richard Holmes, Skift

Do airlines need non-airline businesses to survive? If one company’s unbroken 72-year run of profits is anything to go by, the answer is a resounding yes.

2 weeks ago

British Airways Takes Tough Line With Unions Amid Brexit Uncertainty

British Airways Takes Tough Line With Unions Amid Brexit Uncertainty

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Britain's flagship carrier is refusing to offer its staff a standard three-year accord. It's proposing only a one-year deal due to uncertainty about Brexit. While unions dislike the move, British Airways does need to manage the risks of the UK's planned exit from the European Union in March.

2 weeks ago

British Airways Rules Out Further Norwegian Offer

British Airways Rules Out Further Norwegian Offer

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Is this the end of the story? We're willing to bet that this one still has more twists and turns to come.

3 weeks ago

Post-Brexit Ownership Rules Could Put British Airways Owner Under New Scrutiny

Post-Brexit Ownership Rules Could Put British Airways Owner Under New Scrutiny

Patrick Whyte, Skift

IAG's outspoken CEO Willie Walsh has always been confident about post-Brexit flying rights — unlike some other airline bosses. The problem is the European Union seems to have other ideas.

1 month ago

Heathrow Is Looking to Add 25,000 Flights a Year

Heathrow Is Looking to Add 25,000 Flights a Year

Jacqueline Poh, Bloomberg

UK airports are seeing lots of new investment. Expansion is good, but will Brexit end up being a spoiler for Heathrow and Gatwick?

1 month ago

Norwegian Air Says It Has Enough Cash to Get by in Slower Winter Months

Norwegian Air Says It Has Enough Cash to Get by in Slower Winter Months

Andrew Noël , Bloomberg

Struggling Norwegian Air continues to assure investors while mapping out its future. One thing is nearly certain, 2019 will bring changes to the once, high-flying industry disrupter.

2 months ago

British Airways to Resume Flights to Pakistan

British Airways to Resume Flights to Pakistan

Ismail Dilawar, Bloomberg

Militant violence across Pakistan has drastically declined, and British Airways has decided to return air service to the country, which is keen to lure foreign investment as its economy buckles.

2 months ago

Labor Wants a Bigger Slice of British Airways’ Profits

Labor Wants a Bigger Slice of British Airways’ Profits

Benjamin Katz and Ellen Milligan, Bloomberg

By many accounts, International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways, is the most successful airline company in Europe. It's no surprise British Airways employees want a piece of the profits. But the parent company always keeps a close eye on costs, so it will be interesting to see what British Airways offers.

3 months ago

Rebuffed British Airways Parent Still Interested in Buying Norwegian Air

Rebuffed British Airways Parent Still Interested in Buying Norwegian Air

Bloomberg, Benjamin Katz

A lot of airline company CEOs are boring. Not International Airlines Group chief Willie Walsh. He tells it like it is, as does Alex Cruz, who leads British Airways, a member of the group.

4 months ago

British Airways Is Filling In Where South African Airways Is Fading

British Airways Is Filling In Where South African Airways Is Fading

Richard Holmes, Skift

To the delight of local tourism authorities, British Airways has been only too happy to fill the gap left by an ever-shrinking South African Airways. This week, Durban was the latest African city to welcome a direct route to the United Kingdom.

4 months ago

British Airways Owner Hasn’t Quite Given Up Hope on Landing Norwegian

British Airways Owner Hasn’t Quite Given Up Hope on Landing Norwegian

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Willie Walsh loves a deal and it sounds like he is still keen. If Norwegian can sort out a cash injection, then a potential acquisition is even more attractive.

4 months ago