Iberia Airlines of Spain will move its flight operations in New York from Terminal 8 to the recently redeveloped Terminal 7 at JFK International Airport.Iberia Airlines passengers will benefit from shorter waiting times and
faster check-in lines in the more spacious and customer friendly terminal.
New retail outlets and concessions, as well as new access roadways and an
improved parking facility are other advantages provided at Terminal 7.
Iberia’s VIP Lounge moves to the Terrace Lounge, which is managed by
British Airways and features a wine bar, showers, a library and a quiet
area, among other amenities. First and Business Class passengers, as well
as Iberia Plus Platinum, Gold and Club Fiesta cardholders will have access
to this elegant and comfortable lounge.
Iberia has linked New York and Madrid since August 1954. The airline now
operates nine weekly flights between the Big Apple and the Spanish
capital. At Madrid’s airport, passengers flying with Iberia from New York
can connect with flights to 31 Spanish destinations, 31 cities in Europe,
as well as eight cities in Africa and the Middle East of Iberia’s network.
The Spanish airline operates its flights between New York and Madrid with
A340/300 aircraft, one of the newest airplanes of its fleet. Iberia will
refurbish all its A340/300 with the new Business Plus Class in 2005. The
new Business Class seats, designed exclusively by Iberia, recline to
become completely flat beds. The new seats provide greater privacy for
business travelers together with the most modern in-flight communications
and entertainment systems such as video and audio on demand, interactive
video games, satellite telephone, short cell phone messages and e-mail.