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Articles tagged “british airways”

Qatar Air CEO Is Happy With His Carrier’s Current Stake in British Airways’ Owner

If not for Europe's limits on foreign ownership, Qatar Airways and other gulf carriers would undoubtedly have an even larger presence across the continent.

4 months ago

Qatar Airways Increases Stake Again in British Airways Parent Company

The IAG investment helps Qatar Airways diversify at a time when some recently popular routes in and out of oil-friendly destinations are beginning to dry up.

5 months ago

British Airways Owner Says Sales Impacted by Brussels Bombs and Brexit Debate

Adverts Impacts from terrorism are sometimes temporary as travelers regain their confidence. But if Britain leaves the European Union, the effects from that will be long-lasting for IAG's business around the world.

5 months ago

Qatar Air Increases Its Stake in British Airways Owner IAG

Until the Open Skies debacle gets resolved, Qatar Airways' stake in IAG, particularly for its North American routes, is its way to benefit from lucrative transatlantic routes.

5 months ago

Flybe CEO on Joint Ventures: No Thanks

Flybe wants to keep it simple: No joint ventures wanted, just good, old-fashioned, passenger-boosting codeshares. Management at the European regional carrier have a bitter taste in their mouths after a joint venture gone awry with Finnair.

6 months ago

British Airways to Grow Fleet After Profit Leap in 2015

BA is the envy of every European airline right now.

7 months ago

Interview: Ryanair CEO on How Low-Cost Carriers Can Help European Airlines Prosper Again

We believe that a partnership between Norwegian and Ryanair makes sense and could take off with few complications. But we don't believe converting long-term rivals to new friends is done easily in aviation. Still, if anyone could argue until this gets done, it would be O'Leary--with credit going to Willie Walsh. That alone is a remarkable thing.

7 months ago

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

The three airlines are already Oneworld members but this new codeshare agreement would take cooperation to a wholly different level.

9 months ago

British Airways Parent Edges Past Lufthansa to Become Europe’s Second Largest Carrier

British Airways is the only legacy carrier in Europe that seems to have a handle on the unique challenges they are facing.

9 months ago

Finnair’s Asia Strategy Sets It Apart From Rivals, Makes It Attractive Acquisition

The smart model right now seems to be to play to your geographic strengths if you have them, and implement them doggedly.

9 months ago

British Airways Seeks Closer Ties With Latam to Boost Transatlantic Business

With Latam in South America, American in North America, and some soon-to-be-agreed-upon partners in Europe, IAG is building a network capable of meeting the challenges of Gulf carriers. Now if only it's third runway at Heathrow wasn't being held up by politics.

10 months ago

British Airways Passengers on Vegas Flight That Burned Sue Boeing

A novel approach to make the lawsuit entirely about safety rather than of a punitive nature against the airline and its employees. It should also be a cause of concern if it highlights weak maintenance practices of multiple carriers.

10 months ago