NEWS IAG seeks to sooth Irish government concerns over Aer Lingus acquisition

International Consolidated Airlines has highlighted the importance of direct air services and connectivity for investment and tourism in Ireland following its offer for the airline. IAG argues its proposal would secure and strengthen Aer Lingus’ long term future and brand as a member of a successful and profitable European airline group, offering significant benefits to…

NEWS Lufthansa moves ahead with fleet modernisation programme with Boeing 747-8 delivery

The Lufthansa Group has continued with the modernisation of its aircraft fleet with the delivery of its 16th Boeing 747-8. The aircraft landed as scheduled at its future home airport in Frankfurt earlier. Following a nine-hour transfer flight from Seattle, the newest ‘Queen of the Skies’ joined Lufthansa’s jumbo fleet, replacing an older Boeing 747-400,…