New Premium Economy Cabin For Iberia

Spanish carrier Iberia has unveiled its new premium economy cabin, becoming the latest airline to offer the product as it looks to improve its onboard offerings to better compete and raise revenues.   Beginning in summer 2017, the Oneworld member will install the new seats on 37 of its long-haul aircraft, which are used on … Continue reading

Iberia Launches Far East Expansion With Shanghai Service

Spanish airline Iberia has launched its expansion to the Far East with thrice weekly flights to Shanghai. The Oneworld member touched down in Asia for the first time in over a decade earlier this week after a transcontinental flight from Madrid.   Operating every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, flight IB 6889 departs Madrid Barajas International … Continue reading

Resurgent Iberia To Add Cuba, Colombia Flights

Spanish flag carrier Iberia continues its resurgence with Cuban and Colombian flights planned for later this year. The Oneworld member will resume flights to Havana and launch new services to Cali and Medellin from its hub in Madrid, taking the number of new or reinstated routes to 23 since the implementation of a turnaround plan … Continue reading

TAM To Leave Star Alliance And Join Oneworld

Brazilian carrier TAM has announced it will leave Star Alliance and join its sister carrier LAN in the rival Oneworld alliance. Both airlines were merged under the LATAM Airlines Group last summer and were consolidating its operations including membership in one alliance network.   In selecting Oneworld, LATAM cited benefits and connectivity for passengers, airline … Continue reading

Iberia Launches New Subsidiary

Spanish national carrier Iberia has launched its new low-cost subsidiary, Iberia Express, at Madrid’s Barajas International Airport. Focusing on short- and medium-haul routes, the airline is intended to revitalize its parent’s domestic and intra-European network, with the first flights taking off for Alicante, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca and Seville yesterday.   Up to 17 routes are planned for … Continue reading