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|MAY 2012 - GROUP TRAFFIC AND CAPACITY STATISTICS
June 7th, 2012
On May 25th, IAG and Japan Airlines’ (JAL) joint business was granted anti-trust immunity from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The agreement will allow British Airways and JAL to cooperate commercially on flights between the EU and Japan.
On June 1st, IAG completed the sale of bmi Regional to Sector Aviation Holdings Ltd. This follows the binding agreement signed on May for a total consideration of £8 million in cash.
The arbiter appointed by the Spanish government announced its binding resolution on the arbitration process between Iberia and its pilots. Iberia is studying the report fully and will provide more detailed comment in due course.
Recently, Iberia Express launched European flights with routes from Madrid to Dublin and Naples. It also added new domestic flights to Fuerteventura, La Palma and Santiago de Compostela. This brings to 14 the total number of destinations offered by the airline.