Articles tagged “International Airlines Group”

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IAG Wants Other Companies – Not Just Airlines – to Use Its Avios Points

IAG's Avios points are coveted among people who want free or reduced-priced flights. A company might prefer to adopt its currency rather than start its own program. But IAG needs to invest in technology to make earning and burning a more attractive proposition for consumers.

IAG Wants Other Companies – Not Just Airlines – to Use Its Avios Points

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Europe’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate Leads World in Policy — and Debate

Europe is taking the lead on sustainable aviation fuel that many see as key to cutting airline carbon emissions. The EU has until the end of the year to come to an agreement over the amount and what kind of these fuels to mandate.

Europe’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate Leads World in Policy — and Debate

Airlines

Biden Backs Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Incentives as Congress Waits

President Biden backs incentives for sustainable aviation fuel as the airline industry looks to cut emissions. But legislation remains stuck on Capitol Hill with little clarity on how it will become law.

Biden Backs Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Incentives as Congress Waits

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European Airlines Stay Confident for a Robust Summer

European airlines remain bullish on summer travel even with a war on the continent. But that's not to say risks don't exist, particularly the closer to the conflict that an airline flies.

European Airlines Stay Confident for a Robust Summer

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

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IAG Warns of Cuts at Aer Lingus Amid Uncertain European Recovery

IAG, one of Europe's largest airline groups, has an eye on the leisure travel recovery beginning in July if European governments cooperate. But with many restrictions still in place, the group is weighing taking further steps to restructure its operations, notably at Irish subsidiary Aer Lingus.

IAG Warns of Cuts at Aer Lingus Amid Uncertain European Recovery

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British Airways Says Pandemic Isn’t Deterring Agency Support for Booking Tickets With New Tech Method

When the pandemic hit, some industry leaders forecast airlines and travel agencies would set aside their plans to reshape how tickets are distributed and sold. But a top executive at British Airways has some evidence to the contrary.

British Airways Says Pandemic Isn’t Deterring Agency Support for Booking Tickets With New Tech Method

Airline Weekly

What the Ouster of the British Airways CEO Tells Us About the State of European Airlines

What the Ouster of the British Airways CEO Tells Us About the State of European Airlines

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United and American Air CEOs Ask European Governments to Loosen Restrictions on Transatlantic Travel

This reeks of desperation. What the CEOs are suggesting likely would be a logistical nightmare. How about the United States gets Covid-19 under control, and then the governments can figure out a solution?

United and American Air CEOs Ask European Governments to Loosen Restrictions on Transatlantic Travel

Airlines

Virgin Atlantic Unveils Massive Growth Plans With a (Major) Catch

On a branding and product level, Virgin Atlantic has long punched above its weight. But overall, Virgin Atlantic is just another undersize airline trying to squeeze out a profit amid intense competition. Perhaps Heathrow's expansion will change that. But don't bet on it.

Virgin Atlantic Unveils Massive Growth Plans With a (Major) Catch