BA to serve France/US shippers

British Airways and Iberia Cargo owner IAG Cargo has launched its first ever direct cargo route between France and the US –a four days a week B767-200 route from Paris Orly to Newark New Jersey. It will operate under the Open Skies agreement between the EU and the US.   [+]

Goodbye GSS, hello Qatar for IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo – the joint freight business of British Airways and Iberia - has signed a long-term commercial to purchase capacity on Qatar Airways-operated air cargo freighters from 1 May. It will also end its agreement with Global Supply Systems (GSS) under which it has leased three B747-8 freighter aircraft, ... [+]

More pharma centres for IAG

IAG Cargo has expanded its Constant Climate premium network for precision temperature controlled pharmaceutical goods network to five new European airports; Prague, Vienna, Las Palmas, Basel and Zurich, plus Dubai. The joint British Airways-Iberia cargo carrier now has 91 Constant Climate centres covering most of the world's major manufacturing regions. [+]

IAG signs WACO deal

IAG Cargo has signed a partnership with freight management network The WACO System. WACO's members have been nominated as preferred forwarders by IAG Cargo, the merged freight business of British Airways and Iberia, whilst IAG Cargo becomes part of WACO’s preferred carrier programme. [+]

IAG revenue down in a tough market

IAG Cargo reported commercial revenue down 14.1% against the same period last year in its Q3 results (July to September), at €256 million. The Iberia-BA joint venture blamed the strengthening of the Euro against other currencies over the last year for some of the reduction. At a constant exchange rate, ... [+]

Air alternative to Iberia

Geodis Calberson is offering a Eurotop and Eurofirst 72-hour door-to-door service from the UK to Spain and Portugal as an alternative to airfreight. Its new partner, Buytrago provides overnight express delivery to the whole of Iberia with on-line booking tools providing labelling, estimated delivery dates as well as tracking. Cargo collected ... [+]

BA has Buy American policy?

International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia, is reported to be interested in buying a stake in American Airlines, according to press reports. US-based Delta is also interested in buying American. [+]

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