Iberia Airlines News

Iberia expands joint operations with Japan Airlines

Iberia expands joint operations with Japan Airlines

21st Sep 2016 Airline News

In preparation for expanding the joint business on flights between Europe and Japan to include Iberia, the Spanish airline and Japan Airlines have today announced the start of codeshare arrangements on the routes operated by Iberia between Madrid and Tokyo (Narita). The two airlines will also offer joint fares on applicable routes from October 18th.

Iberia to offer branded fares through Amadeus

Iberia to offer branded fares through Amadeus

Iberia’s full range of branded fares can now be booked by Amadeus’ global travel agency community, following the carrier’s implementation of Amadeus Airline Fare Families. With Amadeus’ industry-leading merchandising technology, Iberia increases branding, differentiation and upsell opportunities of its Flexible, Classic and Basic products through Amadeus-connected travel agents, who can now better serve their customers by proposing the fares that best match their needs.

Iberia strengthens Uruguay ties with increased Montevideo services

Iberia strengthens Uruguay ties with increased Montevideo services

5th Feb 2016 Airline News

Iberia is strengthening its commitment to Uruguay by increasing the frequency of its non-stop Madrid-Montevideo flights to five per week. Iberia’s new Airbus A330/200 MTOW 242t will be used for Montevideo flights starting in March. Iberia is the first airline to fly the new generation Airbus model, with a maximum capacity on take-off of 242 tonnes and a range of 11,500 kilometres.

Iberia welcomes first Airbus A330-200 to fleet

Iberia welcomes first Airbus A330-200 to fleet

30th Dec 2015 Airline News

Iberia has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330-200, a more modern aircraft and more fuel-efficient than the planes it is replacing. It is the first of 13 that will join the fleet over the next three years. Airbus A330-200s are powered by two engines and their fuel efficiency makes them both cheaper to operate and more friendly to the environment.

Iberia to return to Johannesburg from 2016

Iberia to return to Johannesburg from 2016

18th Dec 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Iberia is to resume flights to Johannesburg, starting next August. With this route, the airline has resumed all flights it left to restructure its business in 2013. “When we presented our transformation plan, we said that we intended to resume all flights we needed to stop at that time,” recalled Luis Gallego, Iberia chairman.

International Airlines Group confirms 31 Airbus aircraft orders

International Airlines Group confirms 31 Airbus aircraft orders

6th Aug 2015 Airline News

International Airlines Group has signed a firm order for 31 Airbus aircraft, which includes 11 wide-body aircraft - eight A350-900s, three A330-200s - and 20 A320neos. The A350s and A330s are slated for Iberia’s fleet modernisation and to open new long-haul routes, and the A320neos will be allocated to the group’s airlines for fleet replacement.

Avis Budget Group strikes deal with Iberia

Avis Budget Group strikes deal with Iberia

Iberia has announced a new partnership agreement with Avis Budget Group, which has become the exclusive car rental partner of the airline’s loyalty programme, Iberia Plus. The partnership launch campaign, ‘We Travel Together’, highlights the opportunity for Iberia Plus members to earn Avios for every rental booked.

Iberia agrees deal with SEPLA over pilots pay

Iberia agrees deal with SEPLA over pilots pay

13th Feb 2014 Airline News

International Airlines Group has revealed Iberia has reached agreement in principle with its pilots’ union, SEPLA, to introduce permanent structural change and improve the airline’s viability. It also heralds a new positive working relationship between Iberia and SEPLA after years of conflict, IAG said in a statement.

Finnair enters joint business with oneworld partners

Finnair enters joint business with oneworld partners

11th Mar 2013 Airline News

American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia celebrate a key milestone today as fellow oneworld alliance member Finnair announces its intent to join the transatlantic joint business, established by the three airlines in October 2010. Once Finnair joins the transatlantic joint business later this year, customers in North America and Europe will have increased choice of flights and services as well as more convenient connections to flights across the Atlantic.