Flying since 1927, Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España is Spain ’s flag carrier airline. It operates an international network of services out of Madrid. Barajas and Barcelona El Prat are the airline’s main bases.
Iberia Airlines flies nearly 30 million passengers to over 117 destinations in 43 countries and in partnership with other airline companies, offers flights to another 72 destinations. Airbus is the chosen aircraft of Iberia and the total fleet now numbers 118. Iberia’s network covers flights to Spain, Western Europe and Latin America, plus flights to Africa and the Far East. In 2009, Iberia Airlines agreed to merge with British Airways to create the world’s third-largest airline in terms of revenue.
Cheap flights from Iberia Airlines depart from London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow. Iberia customers can also take advantage of flights to exciting cities that include Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Cairo and Johannesburg.
Online check-in is available between 24 and two hours before scheduled departure. The check-in time limit for short and medium-haul routes is 45 minutes before the flight is scheduled to depart.
The Iberia information on baggage allowances permits up to 23 kg for checked-in bags and 10 kg for hand luggage. Cabin bags should not exceed 55 x 40 x 20cm in dimension.
Iberia seat pitch is 31 inches for Economy passengers and 32 inches in Economy Class for international flights. Business-Class flyers can enjoy a seat pitch of 60 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
The innovative and highly-rewarding Iberia Plus card enables customers to accumulate points which can then be exchanged for flights and services from Iberia and associated companies.
Over the years, Iberia Airlines has garnered many awards. It was voted the World's Best Airline by readers of the prestigious CondeNast Traveler magazine and has also been named the Best Business Travel Provider by the Guild of European Business Travel Providers.