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Iberia, in full Iberia, Líneas Aéreas de España, is the flag carrier of Spain. The airline first commenced operations on December 14th, 1927, and mainly operated domestic flights until after World War II. Today, it is part of the International Airlines Group and the oneworld alliance. It operates an all-Airbus fleet of close to 100 aircraft, with more on the way out of its base at Madrid Barajas Airport. (Featured image: Vincenzo Pace - Simple Flying)

Iberia Airbus A350-941 EC-NDR
The Airbus A350-900 is a key part of Iberia's long-haul operations. Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
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Airline Group:
Javier Sánchez-Prieto
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Iberia Flies Women's World Cup Winners Back To Madrid On An Airbus A350

The airline treated the team onboard with a special celebratory inflight service.

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What Became Of Iberia's Boeing 757s?

Iberia operated a fleet of 757s between 1993 and 2006.

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American Airlines AAdvantage To Use Revenue-Based Earning For British Airways and Iberia Bookings

The change comes into effect the same day British Airways changes its earning model.

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Iberia Flies Airbus A350 To Sydney For The Women's World Cup Final

The plane will return to Madrid on Sunday after the match.

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Microsoft Agrees To 14,700 Tonne SAF Purchase With British Airways Owner IAG

The tech giant has committed to purchasing the sustainable fuel.

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How IAG Is Continuing To Innovate In Aviation With Hangar 51 Program

The group hopes to attract startups through more than financial investments.

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Iberia's all-Airbus fleet has small differences between economy cabins.

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Iberia Significantly Increasing Charter Flights Through September

Some charter destinations offered by the airline include Rome, Hamburg, Venice, Bari, and Cairo.

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Iberia To Serve Doha In Joint Business Partnership With Qatar Airways & British Airways

The Spanish airline will launch a daily service to Doha in December to increase connectivity with its oneworld partners.

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Why And How Was IAG Created?

Let's take a look at how one of the leading airline groups came to be.

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What Happened To Iberia's Airbus A300s?

Taking a look at Iberia's fleet of A300s over the years.

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Iberia’s Latin American Winter Schedule To Exceed 300 Weekly Flights

It is the first time the airline has offered this many flights between the two regions.

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Iberia Becomes Latin American Partner For Spanish Football League La Liga

Iberia is strengthening its presence in Latin America this year, operating flights to 18 destinations in 16 countries.

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Iberia Is Inviting Pilot Cadet Program Applications

Training will commence this September and October.

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Did You Know: Iberia Used To Have A 'Mini-Hub' In Miami

Iberia based four MD-87s and later four A319s at MIA.

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A Short History Of Spanish Flag Carrier Iberia

The airline came into existence in 1927.

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The Essence Of Spanish Cuisine: Iberia Redesigns Meals In All Cabins

Simple Flying had a tasting session of the new menu.

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Photo Tour: Inside Iberia's Madrid Maintenance Facility

Airlines across the globe heavily rely on the site.

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In Pictures: Experiencing Iberia’s Inflight Service In The Center Of Madrid

It’s all fun and games on the ground of Spain's capital.

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European Airlines Halved Flight Cancellations Last Month

Spanish flag carrier Iberia took the global top spot for on-time performance, while LOT Polish Airlines outperformed its European competitors.