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British Airways Seeks Closer Ties With Latam to Boost Transatlantic Business

British Airways owner IAG SA said a joint venture with leading South American carrier Latam Airlines Group SA complementing a lucrative partnership with American Airlines Group Inc. would be a “sensible next step” in its trans-Atlantic strategy. “It’s a group that we would like to have closer ties to,” IAG Chief Executive Officer Willie Walsh said. “There is...

British Airways to Challenge Emirates with Dreamliner Flight to Dubai

British Airways is competing with Gulf carriers over luxury travellers by flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its Dubai route. The new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will feature a new First cabin with just eight seats, in comparison to the 14 seats on other British Airways long-haul aircraft. The cut-down on seat numbers will give "more exclusivity and privacy to customers", said the Brit...