International Airlines Group (IAG) is acquiring eight Airbus A350-900s and eight A330-200s for Iberia Airlines, to replace the Spanish airline’s Airbus A340 fleet. The new aircraft will be delivered between 2015 and 2020. IAG CEO Willie Walsh said that the group decided not to order A330neos because "we wanted to get our hands on new fuel-efficient aircraft quickly. We would not have been able to secure A330neo before 2019-20. This is too late." The new widebodies are part of ...

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