IAG launches Hong Kong freighter

IAG Cargo has started its new five times per week freighter service between Hong Kong and London Stansted operated by a Qatar Airways Boeing 777F. CEO Steve Gunning said it marked an important new chapter in the carrier's history. The new service replaces freighters previously leased from Global Supply Systems. All future flights departing from Hong Kong will leave in the evening on Wednesday to Sunday.   [+]

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, ... [+]

Gunning for IAG Committee

Steve Gunning has been appointed to the International Airlines Group (IAG) management committee as CEO, IAG Cargo. He has spent the past two years integrating the British Airways and Iberia cargo divisions into a single business and before this was managing director for BA World Cargo.     [+]

IAG’s new planes in service from March

IAG's new B787 passenger aircraft will go into service on routes from London Heathrow to Hyderabad on 30 March 2014, followed by Chengdu (5 May), Philadelphia (5 June and Calgary (5 July). Its new A380 will begin begin serving Heathrow/Johannesburg in February 2014 and Heathrow-Washington from 1 September. IAG Cargo managing ... [+]

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, ... [+]

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