• New UK destinations to be reached from Madrid starting next summer
  • The Iberia Group will fly to four airports in the UK
  • Also next summer the Spanish airline group will launch 13 new routes in Europe and boost service to 24 cities

Madrid, 11 December, 2014

Next year the Iberia Group will serve two new UK destinations, Edinburgh and Manchester. In March 2015, it will launch a Madrid-Edinburgh service consisting of four flights per week, to be raised to six in the high summer season. In September, the Spanish airline group will begin flights to Manchester, initially four per week.

Additionally, the Iberia Group will strengthen its flights to London with twice-daily Madrid-Gatwick flights starting in March 2015. The three routes will be operated by Iberia Express.

Apart from Edinburgh and Manchester, next year the Iberia Group will also launch new services to Budapest, Hamburg, the Italian cities of Catania, Florence, Naples, Palermo, and Verona, as well as to Funchal on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Meanwhile, the airline is strengthening its services to 24 existing destinations, including Mexico City, New York, Tel Aviv, Lisbon, the Canary and the Balearic islands.

Iberia currently flies up to eight times a day to London-Heathrow, while offering another five daily flights on the same route under code-sharing with British Airways. Passengers arriving in Madrid from the UK can continue to any of Iberiaโ€™s other 31 destinations in Spain, to Lisbon or Oporto in Portugal, 10 African cities, 16 Latin American destinations, and to three cities in the United States.

source: Iberia newsletter