Articles tagged “iag”

Coronavirus

South Africa Covid Variant Poses New Threat to Airlines and Tour Operators

Expect swift and radical precautionary measures in the weeks ahead, because the travel industry can't afford another lost winter.

South Africa Covid Variant Poses New Threat to Airlines and Tour Operators

Airline Weekly

British Airways and Iberia Parent Looks to Next Summer For Full Recovery

International Airlines Group (IAG) has no qualms about flying too much next summer. Instead, it plans to fly nearly as much as it did in 2019, with an aim in capturing all the pent up travel demand everyone is talking about. No matter that everyone else is doing the same.

British Airways and Iberia Parent Looks to Next Summer For Full Recovery

Airlines

British Airways Owner IAG Taps Hotel Exec as New Chief Financial Officer

It doesn't appear as though Whitbread's Nicholas Cadbury has much, if any, airline experience. No worries, he'll be a fast learner.

British Airways Owner IAG Taps Hotel Exec as New Chief Financial Officer

Coronavirus

EasyJet Reportedly Rejected Wizz Air Takeover Bid

CEO Johan Lundgren wants to steal market share from the likes of British Airways and Air France-KLM as they restructure their short-haul operations, but is the money enough to give it a headstart against Ryanair?

EasyJet  Reportedly Rejected Wizz Air Takeover Bid

Airlines

British Airways Considers a New Short-Haul Subsidiary From Gatwick Airport

British Airways' struggles suggest a big rebound for the carrier isn't imminent, so expect the U.K. travel industry to put more pressure on the government to ease travel restrictions.

British Airways Considers a New Short-Haul Subsidiary From Gatwick Airport

Hotels

IHG CEO Softens Stance on Brand Bloat and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, IHG is launching its 17th brand, global consultancies will cut business travel spend, Oyo edged toward an initial public offering, and British Airways' parent grew its startup accelerator during the pandemic.

IHG CEO Softens Stance on Brand Bloat and 8 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

British Airways Parent IAG Grew Its Travel Startup Accelerator Despite Crisis

You might have expected that the pandemic would prompt International Airlines Group (IAG) to pause its startup accelerator. But IAG's head of innovation, Dupsy Abiola, says the program gained momentum instead.

British Airways Parent IAG Grew Its Travel Startup Accelerator Despite Crisis

Business Travel

Corporate Travel’s Stark Reality Versus the Delusions of Airlines

Deloitte has taken the pulse of corporate America, and the 150 travel managers it surveyed are a lot more cautious than airlines would have you believe.

Corporate Travel’s Stark Reality Versus the Delusions of Airlines

Airline Weekly

IAG Sees Hope in Spain as Iberia, Vueling Roar Back

IAG Sees Hope in Spain as Iberia, Vueling Roar Back

Coronavirus

Amadeus Adds IBM’s Digital Health Pass to Speed Up Airline Boarding Checks

Any extra digital platforms that can be plugged in will be welcomed by airlines and airports, but, most importantly, passengers if it means they don't have to wait hours in long queues.

Amadeus Adds IBM’s Digital Health Pass to Speed Up Airline Boarding Checks