RR Donnelley Awarded a Multi-Year Agreement by International Airlines Group
To Provide Print Management, Direct Response, Warehousing and Logistics
Services to British Airways, Iberia and Avios
CHICAGO and LONDON, March 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons
Company (Nasdaq:RRD) today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year
agreement by International Airlines Group (IAG) and its subsidiaries British
Airways, Iberia and Avios. Under the terms of the agreement, which renews and
expands the companies' relationship, RR Donnelley will provide a range of
print management, direct response, warehousing and logistics services.
"RR Donnelley has worked with British Airways for many years" said Enrique
Grande, IAG head of procurement. "This new contract extends their remit across
all the companies within IAG, providing a more comprehensive and efficient
service for the group".
International Airlines Group is one of the world's largest airline groups with
398 aircraft flying to 200 destinations and carrying more than 50 million
passengers each year. British Airways is the UK's largest international
airline and one of the world's leading global premium carriers. Iberia is
Spain's largest air transport group and the third-largest in Europe, and the
leading airline on routes between Spain and Latin America. Avios draw on its
expertise and resources in travel and leisure rewards to offer choice,
flexibility and exciting rewards to members of its programs.
"We are proud to have earned the opportunity to expand this valued
relationship," said Mike Gordon, President of RR Donnelley's Global Document
Solutions and Financial Services offerings in EMEA and APAC. "We continue to
build fresh capabilities to serve customers' pan-European and global needs.
Our comprehensive platform is an ideal fit for IAG's broadly based
requirements and we see our multi-channel services and digital marketing
capabilities as a superb match for its customer communications vision."
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications.
The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to
develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line
growth, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary
and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed
across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based
capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and
business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private
and public sector.
For more information, and for RR Donnelley's Global Social Responsibility
Report, visit the company's web site at http://www.rrdonnelley.com.
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