Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Iberia name A350 Museo del Prado

The Spanish airline Iberia has named its latest Airbus
A350-900 "Museo del Prado"

Photo Iberia
The Director of the National Museum of the Prado, Miguel Falomir, and the President of Iberia, Luis Gallego were on hand to name the carriers latest Airbus A350-900 "Prado Museum".

"The Prado Museum is one of the institutions that best represents the wealth that our country, offers the world and, as a Spanish airline, we are proud to contribute to disseminate it with this plane," said Luis Gallego.  

"One of the objectives of the Bicentennial is to bring the Prado Museum closer to the Spaniards, both geographically - bringing masterpieces to all the Communities - and emotionally, placing the institution in activities beyond the walls of the building. For us that a company like Iberia has wanted to name one of its most modern aircraft with the name of the Museum is a pride for what it means in recognition of the importance of the institution as an international emblem of Spain ", assured Miguel Falomir.

The Prado Museum, on board

Within these aircraft and in all those that carry long-haul flights, customers will enjoy in the entertainment system on board videos about the works of El Bosco, Velázquez and Goya, as part of the dissemination that Iberia is making of the Bicentennial of the Prado Museum. 

In addition, customers of the Premium Lounge Velázquez of Iberia in T4 will have at their disposal two app with exclusive and unpublished content, one on the great works of the Museum and another dedicated to the works of Bosco. Content in which you can see every detail of each work and navigate discovering stories that talk about the characters, the technique used by the author, or the details and curiosities hidden in the painting. 

Also in the magazine Ronda, which has two million potential customers per month, Iberia has dedicated an extensive report to the Museo del Prado, which was also the cover of magazines for flights from China and Japan between November and January. 

Iberia's collaboration with the Bicentennial of the Museo del Prado is part of its #Talentoabordo project, whose objective is to disseminate and promote Spanish talent in any of its expressions - art, fashion, literature, sports, photography, cinema, theatre... - and be an ambassador of that talent in the 135 destinations and 47 countries where it flies.  

This Airbus A350-900 with the registration EC-NBE is one of the most technologically advanced models, both in its construction and operation. In addition, its average fuel consumption and the emission of CO2 into the atmosphere is 25% lower than in similar aircraft, and for customers it offers great advantages: more capacity for their hand luggage, an improved system of air renewal that it increases the humidity level, panoramic windows and, above all, the A350-900 is the quietest aeroplane in the market.