- IAG Profile
International Airlines Group is one of the world's largest airline groups with 431 aircraft flying to 243 destinations and carrying 67.2 million passengers each year. It is the third largest group in Europe and the sixth largest in the world, based on revenue.
Formed in January 2011, IAG is the parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. It is a Spanish registered company with shares traded on the London Stock Exchange and Spanish Stock Exchanges. The corporate head office for IAG is in London, UK.
IAG combines the leading airlines in the UK and Spain, enabling them to enhance their presence in the aviation market while retaining their individual brands and current operations. The airlines' customers benefit from a larger combined network for both passengers and cargo and a greater ability to invest in new products and services through improved financial robustness.
The airline industry is moving gradually towards consolidation though some regulatory restrictions still prevail. IAG's mission is to play its full role in future industry consolidation both on a regional and global scale.
British Airways and Iberia are members of the oneworld alliance.
- British Airways Profile
British Airways is the UK's largest international airline and one of the world's leading global premium carriers. Its principal place of business is London, the world's largest premium travel market, with significant presence at Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports.
British Airways’ main home at Heathrow is Terminal 5, which has been voted the world's Best Airport Terminal by airline travellers across the globe in the latest SkyTrax’s survey.
Operating one of the most extensive international scheduled airline route networks, together with its joint business agreement, codeshare and franchise partners, British Airways flies to more than 400 destinations worldwide. At the end of December 2011, it had 245 aircraft in service.
British Airways is a founding member of oneworld, the alliance of airlines around the globe, which together serves some 800 destinations in 150 countries.
For more information please visit www.ba.com
- Iberia Profile
With more than 80 years of history, Iberia is the Spain's largest air transport group and the fourth-largest in Europe. It is also the leading airline on routes between Spain and Latin America, flying almost daily to 18 destinations in the region.
The airline flies to 102 destinations in 37 countries and serves 193 destinations through codeshare partners. At the end of December 2011, Iberia had a fleet of 103 aircraft in service.
Iberia’s hub is located in Barajas, the main airport serving Madrid and Spain which has been designed to handle 70 million passengers annually. Iberia operates out of the newest terminal at the airport, Terminal 4, which was inaugurated in February 2006 and is one of the world’s largest airport terminals.
Iberia is a founding member of oneworld, the alliance of airlines around the globe, which together serves some 800 destinations in 150 countries.
For more information please visit www.iberia.com
- Vueling Profile
Vueling started operations in July 2004 with an initial fleet of two Airbus A320s serving four routes aiming to provide excellent customer service at a competitive price. Nine years later, Vueling is the leading company at Barcelona-El Prat Airport and is operating 208 routes to more than 105 cities in Europe, Middle East and Africa. It has 17 operational bases, 70 aircraft and has transported over 70 million passengers.
For more information please visit www.vueling.com