Iberia has made this announcement:
- Two weekly flights to Malé from December through February, and three weekly flights to Cali, from December through March.
- In Spain, the Madrid-Barcelona shuttle is experiencing the fastest growth, with 68 flights operating weekly –up to 11 flights per day in each direction.
- Iberia is also expecting continued domestic demand growth, especially in business travel, between Madrid and Bilbao, La Coruña, and Vigo, and is scheduling four daily return flights to all three cities. Capacity will also be increased on flights to Asturias, San Sebastián and Santander.
- In European flights Iberia is boosting Madrid-Paris services to as many as seven daily flights in each direction, reaching both Orly and Charles de Gaulle airports). It is already operating five daily return flights to London, while increasing capacity to Lisbon, Oporto, Frankfurt, Brussels, Geneva, Milan, Rome, Zurich, Düsseldorf, Munich, Venice, Lyon, and Marseilles.
- In total, this winter Iberia will fly to 23 long-haul destinations in 17 countries, with nearly 280 flights per week.
- Iberia’s fastest-growing markets in Latin America are Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Colombia, and it is also adding flights to Central America and Uruguay.
- In the United States, Iberia is increasing its services to New York and Miami to 10 flights per week, while continuing to fly to Chicago, Boston, and Los Angeles.
- Meanwhile, the airline has just extended its promotional fares campaign until 22 September.
In the winter season that begins on October 31, 2021, Iberia is expecting the continued recovery of passenger traffic, while contributing to it with promotional fares, and adding destinations and flight frequencies.
After its summer success, Iberia’s new Maldives Islands destination will be maintained through the winter, with two direct return flights per week from December through February.
In December-March the airline will fly three times per week to Cali, Colombia, which was a popular destination this summer.
The Madrid-Barcelona Shuttle Takes Off
Domestic air travel in Spain is showing a strong recovery in general, and flight frequencies to all destinations are being increased.
In September Iberia raised capacity by 32% on its Madrid-Barcelona shuttle service, the Puente Aéreo (“Air Bridge”). Further increases this winter will take it to 69 flights per week, or up to 11 daily return flights..
The airline is also increasing frequencies this winter to up to five flights per week from Madrid to La Coruña, Bilbao, and Vigo, while it will fly twice daily to San Sebastián and to Santander, and make up to three daily flights to Asturias.
Top Copyright Photo: Iberia Airbus A320-214 EC-ILR (msn 1793) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 955095.
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