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Iberia to add six new routes from Madrid next summer

Iberia (Madrid) is planning to add six new destinations for the next summer season. The flag carrier will add service from Madrid to Budapest (starting on June 2, 2015, three weekly flights), Catania (June 20, one weekly), Florence (March 29, six weekly), Funchal (July 4, twice weekly), Hamburg (March 30, four weekly) and Palermo (June 23, weekly) per Airline Route.

Additionally Iberia Express will add Edinburgh (March 29, four weekly), Naples (June 1, three weekly) and Verona (June 2, three weekly).

Copyright Photo: Iberia’s Airbus A320-214 EC-MCS (msn 6244) taxies at London’ Heathrow Airport.

Iberia aircraft slide show:

Iberia (2013) logo

Map of Iberia’s expansion:

Iberia new routes 2015 map and graph

 

Binter names ATR 72-212A EC-KGJ “Madeira”

 

EC-KGJ taxies at Madeira for the formal naming ceremony.  Copyright Photo: Marco Finelli.

EC-KGJ taxies at Madeira for the formal naming ceremony. Copyright Photo: Marco Finelli.

Binter Canarias (Grand Canaria) on June 25, 2009 named its  ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) EC-KGJ (msn 753) “Madeira” formally at Funchal Airport (FNC) on lsland of Madeira in an official ceremony.  This aircraft was named after the Portuguese island, located just north of Canary Islands, due to a new partnership between the Spanish carrier and Windsor Travel.  A water cannon salute was performed shortly after landing.