Cheap Iberia Flights (IB)


Iberia, the flag carrier of Spain, joined oneworld in September 1999, providing oneworld alliance customers with the best and most convenient connections between Europe and Latin America. In February 2006 Iberia moved its Madrid operations into the new, state-of-the-art Madrid-Barajas Terminal 4.

In recent years, Iberia has become one of Europe's most consistently profitable airlines. It achieved net profits of EUR395 million for 2005 - its tenth year running in the black.

Its worldwide network extends to almost 120 destinations in 50 countries, including more than 35 points in Spain and 40 plus elsewhere in Europe. Its main hub is its home base Madrid. Its biggest markets are three domestic routes: Barcelona-Madrid (Europe's first walk-on shuttle service), Palma-Barcelona and Malaga-Madrid.

It was the first European airline to fly to South America and remains the leading carrier between Europe and Latin America, serving some 20 destinations in the region.

With its Iberia Regional / Air Nostrum affiliate, it carried more than 32 million passengers in 2008, operating more than a thousand departures a day.

Travel Classes:
Iberia offers a two-class product on its longhaul flights:

Business Plus, complete with lie-flat beds

On European and domestic flights it offers a two-class service:

Passengers flying in Iberia's Economy Class on domestic and European flights to pay for any in-flight catering, with a "pay-as-you-go, a la carte menu" offering wider choice while reducing costs which the airline can pass on to its customers by offering great value fares.

Codeshare Partners:
Iberia has the European equivalent of anti-trust immunity with British Airways. In July 2008, the two airlines announced their intention to merge, with Iberia taking an immediate 2.99 per cent stake in its UK partner with financial exposure to a further 6.99 per cent. Both carriers also applied in August 2008 for anti-trust immunity with American Airlines. Iberia code-shares with American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Malev, Royal Jordanian and member elect Mexicana.

Beyond oneworld, it has commercial links with Avianca, clickair, CSA Czech, El Al , Iberworld, Lithuanian Airlines, Meridiana, Royal Air Maroc, Syrian Arab, Taca, TAM Mercosur, Tarom and Ukraine Airlines.

oneworld Airline Affiliates:
Air Nostrum: Iberia Regional Air Nostrum is an independent carrier which operates as a franchisee of Iberia. It was created in 1994 and it is 96.8 per cent owned by a private corporation called NEFINSA. It operates short and medium-haul routes, mainly from Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia to 56 destinations within Spain and to other parts of Europe and North Africa. Its flights operate with the IB prefix, with a single cabin offering a high quality in-flight service, including free meals and drinks depending on the sector length. It operates more than 450 flights a day, boarding 4.7 million passengers in 2005. In 2005 its fleet reached 69 aircraft - 26 turboprops (ATR 72 and Dash 8), 36 jets (CRJ) and 7 aircrafts in wet lease. It is the only carrier honoured three times with the European Regional Airlines' Association Gold Award. Its own website is

Frequent Flyer:
Greater benefits with Iberia Plus

Iberia Plus offers you a world of advantages and special benefits, and with the oneworld alliance, the programme is larger and more flexible than ever before.

Airport Lounge Tour:
Experience the VIP lounge

Iberia invites oneworld Emerald and Sapphire cardholders to visit its VIP lounges around the world. Tour the VIP lounge at Madrid-Barajas Terminal 4.

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