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by IBA346
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RAM To Become Avios Partner - One World Prospect
Replies: 9
Views: 3406

RE: RAM To Become Avios Partner - One World Prospect

Worth noting that Iberia holds a 0.95% stake in RAM. Very small, and I think Iberia have held it for some time, but might be another indication where RAM's partner preferences may be.

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by IBA346
Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Wins One Order For 2 A380s.
Replies: 151
Views: 40600

RE: Airbus Wins One Order For 2 A380s.

More information in this bloomberg article. <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-11/airbus-loses-order-for-840-seat-flying-sardine-can-superjumbos" target="_blank">http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...eat-flying-sardine-can-superjumbos</a> Air Austral have cancelled their order ...

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by IBA346
Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Openskies To Get A 767
Replies: 62
Views: 22094

RE: Openskies To Get A 767

This is good news. I wonder if this is one of Alex Cruz's first decisions. There is a bit more info in the air journal article <a href="http://www.air-journal.fr/2016-04-08-un-boeing-767-pour-openskies-5161074.html" target="_blank">http://www.air-journal.fr/2016-04-08...ng-767-pour-openskies-5161074...

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by IBA346
Wed Apr 06, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?
Replies: 65
Views: 16247

RE: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?

The real question is what proportion of the French market is held by Air France, and whether French consumers suffer from the lack of competition in terms of higher prices, connections etc. I don't know the figures but I think <acronym title="easyJet (United Kingdom) and United Feeder Service (USA)"...

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by IBA346
Sun Mar 27, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greybull Looking To Sell Monarch?
Replies: 17
Views: 5874

RE: Greybull Looking To Sell Monarch?

I wonder if <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> would be interested in merging Monarch with Vueling's small but rapidly growing UK operations. Vueling seems keen on growing in the UK and giving easyjet some more competition. Monarch has a fair pr...

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by IBA346
Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Launches STN-AGP/FAO/IBZ/PMI
Replies: 53
Views: 9116

RE: BA Launches STN-AGP/FAO/IBZ/PMI

Great news. We have the schedule now on airlineroute.net: Posted at 1030GMT 09FEB16 British Airways today (09FEB16) announced the launch of London Stansted operation, commencing late-May 2016. Initially the oneWorld member will operate service to Portugal and Spain, with CityFlyer Embraer E190 aircr...

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by IBA346
Tue Jan 19, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG To Lease 77Ws, To Keep A346s A Little Longer
Replies: 45
Views: 16907

RE: IAG To Lease 77Ws, To Keep A346s A Little Longer

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>he days of <acronym title="British Airways">...

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by IBA346
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG To Lease 77Ws, To Keep A346s A Little Longer
Replies: 45
Views: 16907

RE: IAG To Lease 77Ws, To Keep A346s A Little Longer

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Egerton" class="quote" target="_blank">Egerton</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i> Well read! <acronym title="Niagara Falls ...

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by IBA346
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Launches MAD-NRT And MAD-PVG
Replies: 67
Views: 18346

RE: Iberia Launches MAD-NRT And MAD-PVG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/avi8" class="quote" target="_blank">avi8</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>t exactly. Many Latin American departures are at...

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by IBA346
Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia Launches MAD-NRT And MAD-PVG
Replies: 67
Views: 18346

RE: Iberia Launches MAD-NRT And MAD-PVG

Indeed. Excellent news for <acronym title="Iberia (Spain)">IB</acronym> and <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym>. Does anybody know how the connections from <acronym title="Tokyo - Narita International (New Tokyo) (NRT / RJAA), Japan">NRT</acronym...

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by IBA346
Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG To Lease 77Ws, To Keep A346s A Little Longer
Replies: 45
Views: 16907

RE: IAG To Lease 77Ws, To Keep A346s A Little Longer

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/A388" class="quote" target="_blank">A388</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> From investor presentat...

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by IBA346
Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Announces Launch Of Joint Business With Latam
Replies: 14
Views: 5507

RE: IAG Announces Launch Of Joint Business With Latam

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/parapente" class="quote" target="_blank">parapente</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Interesting.Not an area I know well thou...

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by IBA346
Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA To Buy Airbus A380 Jumbo Jets, Boost Hawaii?
Replies: 323
Views: 80874

ANA To Buy Airbus A380 Jumbo Jets, Boost Hawaii?

Bloomberg now reporting this purchase as well, quoting various undisclosed sources. Looks like this order maybe for real. <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-01/airbus-said-to-win-all-nippon-as-customer-for-a380-superjumbos" target="_blank">http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl......

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by IBA346
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Return To Tehran And Launches ORY-JFK
Replies: 64
Views: 16144

RE: AF Return To Tehran And Launches ORY-JFK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OB1504" class="quote" target="_blank">OB1504</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>   Is <acronym title="Anglo Cargo ...

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by IBA346
Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF Return To Tehran And Launches ORY-JFK
Replies: 64
Views: 16144

RE: AF Return To Tehran And Launches ORY-JFK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Provance" class="quote" target="_blank">Provance</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It looks like...

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by IBA346
Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Only IB On Europe-SJU Route?
Replies: 31
Views: 5937

RE: Why Only IB On Europe-SJU Route?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">Mah4546</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> Iberia is one four airline flying San Juan-...

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by IBA346
Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations
Replies: 58
Views: 11462

RE: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations

This might be worth its own thread: In the Q&A session of the capital markets day presentation <acronym title="bmibaby (United Kingdom)">WW</acronym> said that <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> were very interested in M&A with a company...

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by IBA346
Sat Nov 07, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations
Replies: 58
Views: 11462

RE: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LHRFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">LHRFlyer</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>will only let <acronym title="British Ai...

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by IBA346
Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations
Replies: 58
Views: 11462

RE: IAG Capital Markets Day Presentations

As per the Capital Markets Presentation, the <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> slots have not been fullly exploited for growth, and they have been with <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> for over three years now. A...

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by IBA346
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB
Replies: 39
Views: 14639

RE: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vs4ever" class="quote" target="_blank">vs4ever</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> "maximizing the...

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by IBA346
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB
Replies: 39
Views: 14639

RE: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cipango" class="quote" target="_blank">Cipango</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> As mentioned ab...

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by IBA346
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB
Replies: 39
Views: 14639

RE: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IBA346" class="quote" target="_blank">IBA346</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>No new planes for <acronym title="British Airw...

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by IBA346
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB
Replies: 39
Views: 14639

RE: IAG Group Airbus Orders For EI & IB

No new planes for <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> ? The largest airlirine in <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> and the largest contributor to its annual profits, seems to have the most restrictive growth strategy in the group. <ac...

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by IBA346
Wed Oct 21, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Open A New Base At ZRH
Replies: 16
Views: 5271

RE: Vueling To Open A New Base At ZRH

Great news. Do you have a source for this?. Certainly been a lot of IAG action today!

[Edited 2015-10-21 15:49:58]

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by IBA346
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG, Aer Lingus And OneWorld
Replies: 1
Views: 1853

RE: IAG, Aer Lingus And OneWorld

IAG have said they will provide details on their plans for Aer Lingus, at the IAG annual Capital Market Day on November 6th. Its when they present to investors their plans etc. I guess we will get more info then.

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by IBA346
Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG: No 1 Airline Group In Europe?
Replies: 8
Views: 2932

RE: IAG: No 1 Airline Group In Europe?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/musapapaya" class="quote" target="_blank">musapapaya</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>is only a reflection how under-priced ...

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by IBA346
Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG: No 1 Airline Group In Europe?
Replies: 8
Views: 2932

RE: IAG: No 1 Airline Group In Europe?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VCy" class="quote" target="_blank">VCy</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Finnair seems the next ob...

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by IBA346
Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG: No 1 Airline Group In Europe?
Replies: 8
Views: 2932

IAG: No 1 Airline Group In Europe?

IAG has often been considered the smallest of the three legacy airline groups in Europe. The others being of course, Lufthansa Group and Air France-KLM. I was comparing some September traffic data (as you do) and <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acrony...

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by IBA346
Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Announces 13 New Routes From FCO Hub
Replies: 15
Views: 5407

RE: Vueling Announces 13 New Routes From FCO Hub

Profitability is usually measured by return on invested capital (ROIC). Basically, if big company makes a £100 profit it is not considered as profitable as a small company that makes a a £100 profit because a lot more money has been invested in it to get that same profit! The Return on Invested Capi...

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by IBA346
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Announces 13 New Routes From FCO Hub
Replies: 15
Views: 5407

RE: Vueling Announces 13 New Routes From FCO Hub

I have often speculated (as the experienced professional arm chair CEO that I am) that Vueling/ <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> should buy Monarch airlines to facilitate their growth in the UK. Monarch have a significant presence in <acronym ...

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by IBA346
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling Announces 13 New Routes From FCO Hub
Replies: 15
Views: 5407

RE: Vueling Announces 13 New Routes From FCO Hub

Indeed. I think what Vueling have achieved in <acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> is very impressive. I can't think off hand of any airline that has ever managed to make a success of a connecting hub outside it's home market. When they announced th...

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by IBA346
Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today
Replies: 24
Views: 6703

RE: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today

Looks like Vueling will be recruiting locally for the <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym> base: <a href="http://www.air-journal.fr/2015-09-23-vueling-a-roissy-une-base-8-nouveautes-5150725.html" target="_blank">http://www.air-journal.fr/2015-09-23.....

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by IBA346
Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today
Replies: 24
Views: 6703

RE: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today

Yup. Certainly a base not a hub. Can the title of the thread be changed? "Vueling to open hub in <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>" Let's hope Vueling develop this into a hub one day, although they would have to significantly increase their presen...

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by IBA346
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today
Replies: 24
Views: 6703

RE: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today

BA <acronym title="London - City (LCY / EGLC), United Kingdom">LCY</acronym> connecting passengers have to take their luggage and check-in again. Whether that makes it a hub or not again depends on your definition. Anyways the point here is Vueling's and <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International...

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by IBA346
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today
Replies: 24
Views: 6703

RE: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today

Vueling offers connections at Rome and Barcelona ( single ticket, no need to re check-in luggage). In addition it has 13 other bases in Europe where aircraft and crew are based, but no significant connections. <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> at <acronym title="London - Gatwick (LGW / E...

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by IBA346
Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today
Replies: 24
Views: 6703

Vueling To Announce Third Hub In CDG Today

According to this article in the Spanish press, Vueling will announce today in Paris a third connecting hub in <acronym title="Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy) (CDG / LFPG), France">CDG</acronym>. <a href="http://www.expansion.com/empresas/transporte/2015/09/21/56006124ca47412e1d8b45da.html" targe...

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by IBA346
Wed May 07, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Sign Commercial Agreement With Corsair
Replies: 1
Views: 2609

BA Sign Commercial Agreement With Corsair

BA and its subsidiary Openskies have signed a commercial agreement with Corsair, allowing passengers to connect via their respective routes from <acronym title="Paris - Orly (ORY / LFPO), France">ORY</acronym>. News only available in french: <a href="http://www.air-journal.fr/2014-05-07-corsair-sign...

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by IBA346
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: London City To Heathrow On Crossrail?
Replies: 5
Views: 6215

London City To Heathrow On Crossrail?

I have not posted for years! So lets see how this goes.. How much connecting transfer traffic is there between London City and Heathrow at the moment? What effect will the finalisation of Crossrail (due to be completed in 2018) have on journey times and the possibilities of transfer traffic? The Cus...

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by IBA346
Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Would Buy Bmibaby?
Replies: 21
Views: 6551

RE: Who Would Buy Bmibaby?

Thanks lhr380 for spotting my mistake. I meant bmibaby. It was a rush posting at the office..


Do you think the Vueling brand/ name
would sound ok in UK? Its a bit of a funny name.

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by IBA346
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Would Buy Bmibaby?
Replies: 21
Views: 6551

RE: Who Would Buy Bmibaby?

Some out of the box thinking: <acronym title="Niagara Falls - International (IAG / KIAG), USA - New York">IAG</acronym> buy bmi including flybmi. bmi is merged into <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>'s <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> operation...

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