Iberia opens new routes to America and extends frequencies to Japan

On October 20, the weekly frequencies to Tokyo increase to five and in 2018 the airline starts to fly to Managua and San Francisco.

The Spanish airline Iberia has confirmed two new routes to the American continent from 2018; Madrid (MAD) – Managua (MGA), which will be operated three times a week from the beginning of October, with a stopover in Guatemala (GUA) on the Madrid-Managua trip, while the return is operated directly. The other route will be Madrid – San Francisco (SFO), with three flights per week between April and September.

Luis Gallego, president of Iberia, said: “The plan of the future and the commitment of all is what is allowing us to progress step by step. The possibility of maintaining these routes in the future and entering new markets will depend on our ability to continue to gain competitiveness and improve service to our customers. ”

Meanwhile, Iberia confirmed that it will increase its frequencies on the Madrid (MAD) – Tokyo (NRT) route on the first anniversary of its restart, this route was flown by the airline until 1998 and resumed a year ago.

In this way, it will go from having three flights a week to five, all of them operated with Airbus A330-200 aircraft with capacity for 288 passengers, 19 in Business Class 269 in Economy class.

Among the future plans, it was also announced the intention to use the Airbus A330-200 aircraft on the Madrid – Tel Aviv (TLV) route from next year, which means better service with Wi – Fi on board and seats more spaced in the Business class.

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