Category Archives: International Airlines Group

International Airlines Group to launch new low cost long-haul airline “Level”

After months of speculation, International Airlines Group (“IAG”) which is the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, has today confirmed is to launch a new low cost long-haul airline. The airline is called “Level”.  This is … Continue reading

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International Airlines Group selects four tech start-ups to join its “Hanger 51” innovation accelerator

International Airlines Group (“IAG”), the parent company of British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vueling, has announced the names of four tech start-ups that will work with the group to develop new technology solutions for airlines and passengers. This is … Continue reading

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The European Commission approves International Airlines Group’s takeover of Aer Lingus

International Airlines Group’s takeover of Aer Lingus moved another step closer this evening after the European Commission gave formal approval of the deal. It is subject to some conditions, known as “commitments” in order to assuage competition concerns of the … Continue reading

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International Airlines Group’s bid for Aer Lingus looks certain to go ahead. What do we know now?

Following the news that the Irish Government has given its support for International Airlines Group’s bid for Aer Lingus and that Ryanair (which holds 30% of the shares in the airline) has also agreed to sell its stake, this means that, … Continue reading

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International Airlines Group outlines its plans for Aer Lingus as it seeks to assuage Irish Government’s concerns

Since Aer Lingus formally recommended a takeover bid from International Airlines Group (“IAG”) there has been a growing political storm in Ireland amid doubts as to what IAG’s ultimate intentions are for Aer Lingus, specifically with regard to links between … Continue reading

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Qatar Airways acquires a 9.99% stake in British Airways parent International Airlines Group

Interesting news breaking this morning, and proof that aviation is never dull. International Airlines Group has confirmed in announcement to the stock exchange that Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99% stake in International Airlines Group. The news has been welcomed … Continue reading

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International Airlines Group makes a further takeover bid for Aer Lingus

After much press speculation over the past few weeks, International Airlines Group (parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling) has submitted a further takeover bid for Aer Lingus. Aer Lingus has formally acknowledged the bid, valued at €2.50 a … Continue reading

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