Category: British Airways

IAG Looks to Consolidate Power At the Top

Airline mergers within Europe have gone very differently from how they’ve proceeded in the US. As we all know, in Europe, the merged brands tend to keep their pre-merger identities in one form or another. There is just an overall group structure at the top keeping things together. The originator …

A British Battle for the Best Business Class

There is a lot of good that comes with being an early adopter, but there is a lot of bad as well. When it comes to flat beds in business class, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic were both early on the scene. That meant travelers flying both airlines flew what …

IAG Shows Its Smarts With Effort to Acquire Norwegian

There is nothing quite like watching CEO Willie Walsh and the team at the generically-branded International Airlines Group (IAG) work. Every so often, the company (parent of British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, Aer Lingus and LEVEL) comes up with seemingly hare-brained ideas that, after further review, don’t seem so crazy after …

The Trend Toward Pre-Reclining Seats in Coach is a Good Thing

This week it came out that British Airways was doing away with seats that recline on new short-haul aircraft and will instead use a “pre-reclining” seat. The knee-jerk reaction is, of course, to curse BA for taking away something so incredibly important (not really) and then mock the airline for …

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