All posts tagged "Iberia"

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    IAG Orders Airbus A321XLRs for Aer Lingus and Iberia

    International Airlines Group is ordering eight Airbus A321XLR aircraft for Iberia and six for Aer Lingus, plus...

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    Dave and Gillian are Winners at Iberia Event

    Iberia said a big ‘Thank You’ to the trade at a presentation of their latest products at...

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    Aer Lingus and Iberia Most Punctual Airlines in EMEA Region in January – OAG

    Aer Lingus was one of the two most punctual major airlines (airlines with over 5,500 flights in...

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    American Airlines to Fly from Dublin to Dallas

    After all the speculation and rumour, at long last Dublin is getting daily non-stop seasonal flights to...

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    Great Value Travel Deals – 17th January 2019

    Neil Steedman compiles a list of Top Travel Deals from tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, and bed...

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    BA and Iberia Select Travelport Rich Content and Branding

    Travelport has announced that British Airways and Iberia have signed up for its airline merchandising solution, Travelport...

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    Iberia Unions to Agree Deal?

    Leaders of the main unions representing Iberia ground staff are expected to agree to a deal today (Tuesday) to end industrial action. They said yesterday that they had agreed in principle to accept proposals put forward by a Spanish Government-appointed mediator and they were confident they would be passed at a union...

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    Iberia Cancels 1,370 Flights as Strikes Resume

    Iberia is cancelling some 1,370 flights this week as workers began a second round of strikes yesterday (Monday 4th March) to protest against the loss-making company’s plans to lay off almost a fifth of its workforce. The Spanish Government has ordered that a minimum amount of services should remain, meaning 85% of...

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    Iberia Losses Wipe Out BA Profits

    International Consolidated Airlines Group has presented its consolidated results for 2012, which show that, before exceptional items, British Airways made an operating profit of €347 million while Iberia made an operating loss of €351 million. The operating loss for the year to 31st December 2012 was €23 million before exceptional items (2011:...

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    Iberia to Shed 3,800 Jobs

    Iberia has announced that, as part of its restructuring plan, it will implement 3,800 job cuts. The Spanish carrier is now owned by IAG, as is British Airways. Unions have announced a series of five-day strikes. The airline’s statement said: “This is part of Iberia’s transformation plan to introduce permanent structural changes across the airline to stem its losses, enabling it...

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    British Airways Hosts Agents to Dinner

    British Airways hosted more than 70 agents from north and south to dinner in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel. Host Simon Daly said that 2012 had been a memorable year for the airline in Ireland. BA aircrafts are now operating from Dublin to London Heathrow after an absence of 24 years and from Belfast...

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    Iberia Pre-Christmas Strikes Called Off

    Following talks between the unions and Iberia management, six days of planned strikes have been called off. The disruption to flights was due to begin next Friday, then to be followed by five days of further action next week. The unions have only postponed the strikes, as they did not want to inconvenience passengers over the upcoming...

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    Iberia to Cut Capacity by 15%

    International Airlines Group has announced a plan to save Iberia after record losses and return it to profitability, including reductions in network capacity of 15% and in 25 aircraft – five long-haul and 20 short-haul. The main elements of the plan are: Stem Iberia’s cash losses by mid-2013 Turnaround in profitability of...

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    Iberia Pilots Commence 30 Days of Strike Action

    Up to 150 Iberia flights within Spain and to Europe and Latin America were grounded yesterday as pilots began their plan to strike for 30 days – every Monday and Friday until July – in protest against the launch of low-cost carrier Iberia Express. Iberia is taking the matter to the Spanish...

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    EC Clears IAG Acquisition of BMI

    The European Commission has given the go-ahead for the acquistion of British Midland International by the International Airlines Group, parent company of British Airways and Iberia. IAG said: “Some technical conditions need to be finalised before completion, which is anticipated to take place around 20th April 2012.” The approval comes after IAG...

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    Iberia Express is Recruiting Staff

    Iberia Express, which commences operations tomorrow and which will launch a service to Dublin in June, is currently looking for office staff, cabin crew and pilots. The Iberia subsidiary launches tomorrow with flights to Alicante, Malaga, Palma and Seville and will operate two-cabin A320 aircraft on 17 routes this summer, including Amsterdam,...