British Airways/Qantas Merger?

The New York Times repots that British Airways has been in talks with Australian carrier Qantas Airways that could lead to a merger.

Qantas could not be reached for comment, and British Airways cautioned that there was no guarantee a deal with Qantas would be reached.

In other news, British Airways said the talks about a potential combination with the Spanish carrier Iberia, announced in July, were continuing. In August, American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia Airlines signed a joint business agreement for flights between the U.S. and Europe, and are seeking antitrust approval for that arrangement. The addition of Qantas would add a significant Asia-Pacific element to that grouping.

The Times reports that shares of British Airways, which have lost 53 percent of their value this year, rose 15 percent in London after the announcement.


Suggested Articles:

Viking.TV is a digital platform designed to provide cultural content and livestreaming video experiences from around the world. Learn more here.

Passenger traffic has decreased 35.8 percent in Mexico, 35.9 percent in Puerto Rico and 36.2 percent in Colombia, reflecting the impact of COVID-19.

From north to south, here are some ways to explore the natural beauty, museums and more from different regions in France. Check it out.