IAG, the parent company of Iberia and British Airways, has agreed to buy Spanish airline Air Europa for €1bn in a move it says will strengthen Madrid’s position as a European hub. It will be the airline group’s third Spanish brand, behind the flag-carrier and low-cost Vueling.
Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas said in a message posted on Twitter this weekend.
International airlines operating in Venezuela have 3.3 billion trapped because of currency controls, the International Air Transport Association, IATA, revealed. Airlines have to wait around 12 months for the government to convert their Bolivar earnings into dollars, with the time lag growing, according to the Venezuela Airline Association.
Sights of the Atlantic beaches from the hills surrounding the Uruguayan coast can be admired while travelling to Piccadilly Circus or to Westminster Palace in any one of the 75 London cabs with publicity contracted by Uruguay’s Ministry of Tourism began on the 17th June.