IAG’s Iberia to acquire Air Europa, boosting Madrid hub

Credit: Rob Finlayson
International Airlines Group (IAG) Spanish airline subsidiary Iberia plans to buy Air Europa from its current owner Globalia in a €1 billion ($1.12 billion) deal that is set to transform its Madrid base into a “true rival” to Europe’s biggest hub airports. Air Europa operates scheduled flights to 69...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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