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Interview: IAG CEO on Protectionism, Low-Cost Competition and Passenger Experience

Interview: IAG CEO on Protectionism, Low-Cost Competition and Passenger Experience

Brian Sumers, Skift

Willie Walsh is not afraid to make decisions that anger employee unions and disappoint some passengers. That may seem like poor strategy, but it's a big part of the reason that International Airlines Group is in better shape than most of Europe's other airlines. Sometimes, an executive must make unpopular decisions to ensure the long-term success of a business.

3 weeks ago

British Airways Owner’s Revenue Growth Is Coming From a Surprising Place: Holidays

British Airways Owner’s Revenue Growth Is Coming From a Surprising Place: Holidays

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Over the years British Airways has quietly built up a substantial package holidays business and parent company IAG is reaping the benefits. Whether this can be replicated at other parts of the business, is another matter.

1 month ago

Iberia Debuts Its New Long-Haul Premium Economy Class

Iberia Debuts Its New Long-Haul Premium Economy Class

Grant Martin, Skift

Iberia is just the latest in a host of carriers to launch a premium economy cabin, but the product looks like a big improvement over the main cabin.

2 months ago

British Airways Parent Warns of Brexit-Related Profit Decline

British Airways Parent Warns of Brexit-Related Profit Decline

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

It's a tough market for European airlines, who must deal with concerns about terrorism, as well as economic uncertainty. Things could get worse before they improve.

4 months ago

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

American and British Airways Want Approval for Joint Venture With LATAM

Mary Schlangenstein and Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

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

11 months ago

British Airways Parent Sees 40% Q2 Profit Spike Thanks to Fuel, Iberia Savings

British Airways Parent Sees 40% Q2 Profit Spike Thanks to Fuel, Iberia Savings

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

If your name is Air France/KLM, Lufthansa, or even if you're one of the U.S. legacy carriers you need to be watching what Walsh is doing at IAG. And then copying it.

1 year ago

2 Airlines That Are Helping Passengers Live Like a Local

2 Airlines That Are Helping Passengers Live Like a Local

Dan Peltier, Skift

Not all hospitality and tourism trends become aviation trends too, but the travel like a local trend touches all sectors. Some airlines recognize the trend and are doing what they can to get it right.

1 year ago

Spanish Millennials Are Loving Iberia’s Last-Minute Ticket Auctions

Spanish Millennials Are Loving Iberia’s Last-Minute Ticket Auctions

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Iberia seems to have found a winning formula to promote last-minute bookings with Spanish Millennials.

2 years ago

The Best Global Airlines for On-Time Performance for January 2015

The Best Global Airlines for On-Time Performance for January 2015

Dan Peltier, Skift

This is encouraging news for Asia-Pacific carriers but plenty still rank towards the bottom of the overall list with enormous average delay times. We're looking at you, Emirates.

2 years ago

British Airways Sweetens Its Takeover Offer for Aer Lingus

British Airways Sweetens Its Takeover Offer for Aer Lingus

Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press

We'd like to see Ryanair take the money it makes from the buyout and aggressively attack British Airways' most profitable routes.

2 years ago

The World’s Best and Worst On-Time Airlines

The World’s Best and Worst On-Time Airlines

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Stuck at the terminal is manageable. Stuck on the tarmac is the 7th circle of hell.

2 years ago

EDreams Has a Pulse Again as Iberia, British Airways Restore Flights

EDreams Has a Pulse Again as Iberia, British Airways Restore Flights

Katie Linsell , Bloomberg

It is hard to gauge the merits of eDreams Odigeo's arguments that the Iberia and British Airways actions were not based on the site's alleged lack of transparency because eDreams Odigeo has not been very transparent about the basis of the dispute.

2 years ago