Articles tagged “british airways”

Top 10 Airline Sites in the U.S., UK and India for June 2016

Budget airlines' strategy of focusing on direct bookings allows them to grab a larger share of web traffic and gain ground in the direct booking wars.

3 months ago

British Airways Owner Says Brexit Won’t Spur Operational Changes

Willie Walsh sees a $2 billion shortfall because of fuel purchases in U.S. dollars as "very technical, mechanical." Ya, the Great Depression was merely a correction too.

4 months ago

British Airways Expects Demand and Profits to Drop After Brexit Vote

The owners of British Airways say it doesn't see a long-term risk due to the British exit from the EU — we'll see how that turns out — but in the near term, the vote is expected to hurt profits.

4 months ago

UK Airline Stocks Plunge Following Pro-Brexit Vote

It's going to be a bumpy few weeks (or months, or years) as the implications of the vote unfold.

4 months ago

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.

5 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.

6 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.

6 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.

7 months ago

British Airways to Grow Fleet After Profit Leap in 2015

BA is the envy of every European airline right now.

8 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.

8 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