LONDON, June 1 IAG will increase the
fleet size of its new long haul low-cost airline Level to five
in 2018, its chief executive said on Thursday at the launch of
the new brand which will fly to the United States.
Barcelona-based Level will initially operate with two new
Airbus A330 aircraft to serve the Americas.
"In 2018, Level will increase its fleet to five aircraft and
we are considering other European bases for the operation," IAG
chief executive Willie Walsh said in a statement, adding sales
had been well ahead of expectations.
Walsh had said last month said that Level would add two or
three planes next year.
(Reporting by Alistair Smout; Editing by Victoria Bryan)