23 February, 2022

Iberia to start Dallas, Washington DC, and San Francisco flights from the start of June


On the first day of June, the Spanish airline Iberia will make its debut flying to Washington DC and to Dallas Fort Worth, Texas from Madrid, while resuming its Madrid-San Francisco service, indicating the airline’s renewed focus on a market strong in both business and leisure travel.

The new destinations bring Iberia’s US total to nine, including Puerto Rico, and it also plans to increase frequencies to New York, Boston, and Los Angeles.

Madrid-Washington DC --Connecting Capital Cities


Iberia will operate four direct flights from Madrid to Washington DC, where European tourists can get close-up views of the White House and the Capitol and visit major monuments and museums.

The flights operate on Mondays. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays are scheduled from 1 June until 29 October and will use Airbus A330-family aircraft. They will depart from Madrid at 12:10 pm hours, facilitating connections from other points in Spain and elsewhere in Europe.

Flight no.

From

To

Departs

Arrives*

IB6131

Madrid

Washington

12:10

15:15

IB6132

Washington

Madrid

16:45

06:30

*Times may be altered slightly from month to month.




Madrid-Dallas Fort Worth, a New Route for Iberia





June will also see the Spanish airline reaching this North Texan metropolis for the first time, with flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, until 29 October, in 288-seat Airbus A330/200s.

Departing from Madrid in mid-afternoon, the Dallas Fort Worth flight will facilitate connections from Iberia’s more than 100 destinations in Europe. Dallas Fort Worth is also the main hub of American Airlines, serving cities across the US, and part of a Joint Business Agreement covering North Atlantic routes with Iberia, British Airways, and Finnair.

Flight no.

From

To

Departs

Arrives*

IB6146

Madrid

Dallas Fort Worth

15:55

19:50

IB6147

Dallas Fort Worth

Madrid

21:25

14:20

*Times may be altered slightly from month to month.


Returning to San Francisco



Direct Madrid-San Francisco flights, interrupted by the pandemic, will be resumed in the 1 June-30 September period, with flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the comfortable hour of 12:20 p.m., in 288-seat Airbus A330/200s.

Flight no.

From

To

Departs

Arrives

IB6193

Madrid

San Francisco

12:20

16:15

IB6174

San Francisco

Madrid

17:50

14:10

Only IAG group airlines connect Spain with San Francisco --Iberia from Madrid, and Level from Barcelona from 29 March, with flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.



Iberia’s focus is on the vibrant US travel market in the summer season.


The additional frequencies and new US destinations, for a total of nine, show Iberia’s focus on the vibrant US travel market in the summer season. The additional destinations and flights to New York, Boston, and Los Angeles will bring Iberia’s flights from Spain to the United States to more than 120 weekly.

This summer, Iberia will operate up to 14 weekly flights between Madrid and New York, in adddition to the daily flight operated by LEVEL from Barcelona.

The Spanish airline will also offer 14 weekly flights to Miami and up to seven frequencies to Chicago. 

During July and August, Boston will also have a daily flight and LEVEL will offer four weekly flights between Barcelona and Boston.

Iberia will fly offer its customers up to five direct flights from Madrid to Los Angeles, while LEVEL will operate four frequencies from Barcelona. 

San Juan, Puerto Rico, a destination also covered by the JBA joining Iberia with American Airlines, British Airways, and Finnair on North Atlantic routes, will have five weekly flights.

 

Joint Business Agreement Between Europe and the United States


The JBA covering North Atlantic air routes was established in 2010 by American Airlines, British Airways, and Iberia. Finnair joined in 2013, LEVEL in 2017, and Aer Lingus in 2021. Customers can combine flights on any of these six carriers to take advantage of special offers and to optimise connections and flying times.

This summer’s new routes include:

Aer Lingus: Manchester-New York; Manchester-Orlando.

American Airlines: Charlotte-Rome (5 April-29 October).

British Airways: Heathrow-Portland; Heathrow-Pittsburgh (both starting 3 June).

Finnair: Helsinki-Dallas Fort Worth; Helsinki-Seattle (1 June-29 October).

LEVEL: Barcelona-Los Angeles (28 March, up to four times a week).










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