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Iberia to Resume Short and Medium Haul Flights From July 1st, 2020 With 21 Percent Capacity

Iberia announced on Thursday that they will resume short and medium haul flights from July 1, 2020. The carrier will initially restart with 21 percent seat capacity which will be expanded to around 35 percent as travel restrictions are lifted.


Iberia to Resume Short and Medium Haul Flights - Courtesy Iberia

Today, Iberia announced the resumption of short and medium-haul flights starting July 1st, 2020. The carrier will initially offer around 21 percent of planned capacity which will be increased to 35 percent as travel restrictions are eased. Iberia will offer 40 destinations in July to destinations in Spain and Europe and 53 destinations in August. The airline also plans to resume international long-haul flights as soon as conditions allow. For June, Iberia will maintain a minimum level of air connectivity connecting Madrid with some domestic Spanish destinations including the Canary Islands and the Balearics, as well as London and Paris. All tickets purchased from today (May 28, 2020) through June 30, 2020 for flights taking place by December 31, 2020 can be changed once without penalty. Customers holding vouchers for previously cancelled or declined flights can now use them for their summer holidays.


In mainland Spain, Iberia is resuming service to Alicante, Almeria, Asturias, Barcelona, Bilbao, Granada, Jerez, La Coruña, Malaga, Pamplona, San Sebastian, Santander, Santiago, Seville, Valencia and Vigo. The carrier is also restarting service to Tenerife Norte, Tenerife Sur, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Palma (Canary Islands) as well as Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza in the Balearics. In July, Iberia will expand their European offer to include Athens, Brussels, Dubrovnik, Geneva, Lisbon, London, Milan, Munich, Oporto, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Venice and Zurich as well as Dakar in Senegal (Africa). For August, the carrier will add Berlin, Bologna, Copenhagen, Dublin, Faro, Frankfurt, Lyon, Manchester, Marseilles, Prague, Santorini, Toulouse and Marrakesh (Morocco).


Iberia is a member of the International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) along with British Airways, Aer Lingus, Level and Vueling.


Source: Iberia