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    1. December 18, 2014

      Walsh sets sights on Aer Lingus’ transatlantic potential

      Willie Walsh has come a long way since he joined Aer Lingus to train as a pilot at the age of 17. On Thursday, it emerged...

    2. December 18, 2014

      Royal Mail’s red herrings

      Pilot fish have received a battering from Lord Myners, a City grandee commissioned by the government to investigate the...

    1. November 20, 2014

      Gatwick hits back at easyJet and BA over second runway plans

      Gatwick has hit back at easyJet and British Airways after both airlines questioned the case for the UK’s second largest...

    2. October 31, 2014

      Willie Walsh says new Gatwick runway has ‘no business case’

      Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways parent IAG, said on Friday there was “no business case” for building an...

    3. October 31, 2014

      IAG raises 2014 profit target after strong third-quarter results

      International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia, raised its full-year profit forecast on Friday after...

    4. September 9, 2014

      Dubai looks to cement its super-hub status with $32bn investment

      Desert destination Al Maktoum International airport stands alone in the desert, on the fringes of Dubai. Closer to the...

    5. August 1, 2014

      Airlines divided over crossing Iraq after MH17 crash

      A split has emerged between airlines about whether it is safe to fly over war-torn Iraq, after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

    6. August 1, 2014

      British Airways threatens to sever Gatwick baggage contract

      British Airways will consider terminating the contract with its baggage handler at Gatwick if there is a repeat of last...

    7. August 1, 2014

      Iberia to bolster fleet as IAG confirms profit guidance

      International Airlines Group on Friday unveiled plans to buy new long-range aircraft for Iberia, as a turnround plan...

    8. July 24, 2014

      Iberia to cut another 1,400 jobs

      Iberia has agreed a deal to cut up to 1,427 jobs among its pilots and ground staff, bringing to a conclusion its...

    9. June 30, 2014

      Airports: how to stay grounded

      Light the blue touch paper and stand well clear. Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye proposes increasing landing charges by an...

    10. May 9, 2014

      IAG reports progress in Iberia turnround

      International Airlines Group on Friday reported further progress with the turnround of Iberia, its lossmaking Spanish...

    11. March 6, 2014

      International Airlines Group chief’s package quadruples to £5m

      Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, is set to receive four times more for last year than he did...

    12. March 2, 2014

      BA parent thinks Scottish independence could be ‘positive’

      The head of the International Airlines Group, that owns British Airways, said on Friday that Scottish independence could be...

    13. February 28, 2014

      BA drives IAG swing back to profit

      International Airlines Group has swung into profit, driven by a strong performance from British Airways as well as...

    14. January 2, 2014

      Contentious Iberia revamp emblematic of European airlines’ woes

      Iberia starts 2014 with its contentious cost-cutting plan approaching a critical stage. The Spanish flag carrier – which...

    15. December 5, 2013

      Europe’s airline distinctions blur as strategies merge

      As recently as five years ago, it seemed the battle for supremacy in Europe’s skies was evolving into a contest between two...

    16. November 8, 2013

      IAG: come fly with me

      The shoe is not just on the other foot, it is tied tightly with a double knot. Here comes Michael O’Leary, chief executive...

    17. November 8, 2013

      IAG makes progress with Iberia restructuring

      International Airlines Group on Friday reported progress with the restructuring of Iberia, its troubled Spanish subsidiary,...

    18. November 7, 2013

      IAG streamlines BA and Iberia management

      International Airlines Group has streamlined the management of its two biggest airlines, British Airways and Iberia, and...

    19. October 28, 2013

      Willie Walsh to chair Ireland state debt agency

      Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, is to be appointed chairman of Ireland’s state debt agency as...

    20. October 22, 2013

      BA backs Heathrow over Boris island

      British Airways’ parent company International Airlines Group vowed on Tuesday that it would not leave Heathrow for an...

    21. September 27, 2013

      May seeks to bring in joint European visa for Chinese tourists

      Theresa May, home secretary, has bowed to pressure from retailers and businesses who want to lure high-spending Chinese...

    22. August 14, 2013

      IAG places $5.4bn order with Airbus for Vueling expansion

      International Airlines Group on Wednesday highlighted an aggressive expansion plan for Vueling, its new budget airline, by...

    23. August 11, 2013

      Big air alliances rule out move from Heathrow

      The world’s biggest airlines have ruled out moving from Heathrow to another UK airport, bolstering the chances of a highly...

    24. August 2, 2013

      IAG welcomes signs of recovery at Iberia

      International Airlines Group moved to an operating profit of €245m in the second quarter from a €4m loss last year,...

    25. July 10, 2013

      UK aviation chiefs demand action to solve airport capacity crunch

      The UK aviation industry united on Wednesday to demand action to solve southeast England’s impending airport capacity...

    26. June 7, 2013

      A brief cabin encounter

      Most weeks I have a pretty good idea what I’m going to write about. By the time Wednesday morning rolls around, I set out...

    27. May 12, 2013

      Heathrow ready for U-turn over more flights

      Heathrow airport is preparing for a U-turn by dropping its support for contentious arrangements that would increase its...

    28. May 10, 2013

      Losses deepen at owner of BA and Iberia

      International Airlines Group’s pre-tax loss widened to €670m in the first quarter of 2013, as more restructuring costs were...

    29. April 23, 2013

      IAG poised to gain control of Vueling

      International Airlines Group is poised to secure control of Vueling, the Spanish low-cost airline, in a move that should...

    30. March 27, 2013

      Iberia chief executive resigns amid unrest

      The head of Iberia has resigned following months of labour unrest at the lossmaking airline, as its parent company...

    31. March 7, 2013

      Spanish political worries circle Iberia

      A paradox permeates the labour unrest Iberia, the lossmaking Spanish airline. The longer the costly protests go on,...

    32. March 6, 2013

      IAG freezes Willie Walsh’s remuneration

      The basic remuneration of Willie Walsh, head of International Airlines Group, has fallen below that of the manager leading...

    33. February 28, 2013

      IAG sees €997m loss after Iberia charge

      International Airlines Group swung to a pre-tax loss of €997m last year after taking a €343m impairment charge on Iberia,...

    34. February 12, 2013

      Iberia faces 3,800 cuts under IAG plan

      Iberia pilots, cabin crew and ground staff face 3,800 job losses under a new restructuring proposal by International...

    35. February 10, 2013

      American and US Airways near tie-up

      American Airlines is putting the finishing touches to its merger with US Airways to create the biggest US carrier by...

    36. February 1, 2013

      Iberia faces more cuts after talks fail

      Iberia staff are facing deeper job cuts after the board of International ­Airlines Group, the Spanish airline’s parent, said...

    37. January 30, 2013

      Union requests IAG meeting on Iberia

      Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, is set to reject a request by a pilots’ union to meet to...

    38. January 27, 2013

      Deadline for IAG cost-cutting deal looms

      This is a big week for International Airlines Group and efforts to restore profitability at Iberia, its lossmaking Spanish...

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