International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a letter of intent at the Paris Air Show for 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The order will include a mix of 737 MAX 8 and MAX 10s and is valued at $24 billion at current list prices. IAG is the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and LEVEL. The group …Read More »
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PARIS 2019: Iberia and Aer Lingus order A321XLR, Air Asia converts orders to A321neo
International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced an order for 14 Airbus A321XLR aircraft. Eight of these aircraft will go to Iberia and six to Aer Lingus. The aircraft will be delivered 2023 onward and will be configured in a two class configuration with flat bed business class seats. The XLR will allow Aer Lingus to operate flights beyond the US …Read More »
Boeing launches 787-10 Dreamliner. An Airbus A330-300 replacement?
At the Paris Air Show, as expected, US airframer Boeing has launched the 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 family. The second member of the family, the 787-9, is in final assembly in Everett, Washington, USA, and is set to make its first flight later this year. Video and analysis at the end of the article. Final assembly …Read More »
Lufthansa to sell BMI to IAG, the owner of British Airways
Deutsche Lufthansa AG (Lufthansa) and International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, have signed a binding agreement for the sale of British Midland Limited (bmi) to IAG for £172.5m (approx. €207m) in cash. Lufthansa has the option of selling the ‘bmi regional’ and ‘bmibaby’ units separately before the sale is completed, expected by the end of the first …Read More »