TAM Airlines’ Airbus A350 XWB lands in Madrid

Courtesy: LATAM.

Courtesy: LATAM.

Last night (2) at 11:12 PM BRT, an Airbus A350 XWB of TAM took off for the first time from Sao Paulo – Guarulhos Airport towards to Madrid – Barajas Airport, operating the flight JJ8064. The aircraft landed in Spanish’s lands at 01:40 PM CEST today (3). Following the tradition, it happened the water cannon salute in Adolfo Suárez Barajas Airport.

Tonight the airplane will take off at 11:35 PM CEST from Madrid to Sao Paulo, the flight JJ8065 is expected to land in Guarulhos Airport on next morning (4) at 05:25 AM BRT.

Up to the date, TAM Airlines has two Airbus A350 XWB on its fleet and it is waiting for the delivery of their third aircraft on the second half of May.

Iberia se traslada ao T3 do aeroporto de Guarulhos em São Paulo

“Versão em Português / The English version is after the Portuguese version.”

Cortesia: Iberia.

Cortesia: Iberia.

A partir do dia 7 de agosto, a Iberia traslada suas operações ao Terminal 3 do aeroporto de Guarulhos em São Paulo. É um terminal de nova construção, com uma extensão de cerca de 200.000 metros distribuídos em cinco andares, com capacidade para 12 milhões de passageiros e mais de 100 lojas.

A Iberia disporá no novo terminal de um escritório de passagens situado justamente em frente dos guichês de check-in. Foram atribuídos à companhia 7 guichês de atendimento, dois para os clientes Business e cinco para os clientes da classe turista.

No novo Terminal 3 do aeroporto de Guarulhos também se oferece fast track, um serviço que em São Paulo agiliza a passagem pelo controle de segurança para os clientes em cadeiras de rodas ou com outras necessidades especiais, como famílias que viajam com bebês.

Além disso, para seus clientes Business a Iberia oferecerá a sala VIP do aeroporto de São Paulo, até ocorrer a abertura da sala para as companhias da aliança oneworld no novo terminal.

O novo T3 de São Paulo dispõe de 26 portões de embarque dos quais 20 permitem o acesso ao avião através de passarela, o que agiliza consideravelmente o embarque.

A Iberia oferece até dois voos diários de São Paulo a Madri com horários que permitem as melhores conexões através do T4 do aeroporto de Madri, com cerca de 80 destinos na Europa, na África e no Oriente.

Voo Rota Dias de operação Saída Chegada
IB6824 São Paulo – Madri Todos os dias 15:05 06:20 +1
IB6820 São Paulo – Madri Terça, quinta, sexta, sábados e domingos 19:05 10:25 +1

Fonte: Iberia.

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Iberia Moves to Terminal 3 at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport

Courtesy: Iberia.

Courtesy: Iberia.

On August 7 Iberia will move its operations to the new Terminal 3 building at Guarulhos airport in São Paulo. The building has an area of nearly 200,000 m3 on five levels, with an annual capacity for some 12 million passengers, and more than 100 shops.

Iberia will have a ticket counter directly facing the check-in islands, and seven check-in counters, including two for Business class passengers.

The new Terminal 3 at Guarulhos airport in São Paulo offers fast track security control procedures for passengers in wheelchairs, families flying with babies, etc.

In addition, Business class passengers may use the VIP lounge at the São Paulo airport until the new one for oneworld alliance airlines opens in the new air terminal.

The new T3 at São Paulo has 26 boarding gates, of which 20 allow easy boarding through passenger bridges

Iberia offer up to two daily flights between Madrid and São Paulo with good connections at Iberia’s T4 hub in Madrid from / to nearly 80 destinations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Flight Route Days Departure Arrival
IB6824 Sao Paulo – Madrid Every day 15:05 06:20 +1
IB6820 Sao Paulo – Madrid Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun. 19:05 10:25 +1

Source: Iberia.

Starting this Sunday: Iberia will fly daily direct to Panama City

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Starting on Sunday, 6 July, Iberia will offer daily return flights between Madrid and Panama City.

The Spanish airline will thus better connect its European destinations with Panama, one of Latin America’s most attractive and fastest-growing countries. Iberia is the sole airline to provide unbroken service to Panama since 1971.

The increase in flight frequencies will also help consolidate Iberia’s market leadership on routes between Europe and Central America, where the airline also flies direct from Madrid to Guatemala City, San José de Costa Rica and San Salvador, also offering good connections to Managua, Nicaragua and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, with local airlines.

New, More Comfortable Business and Economy Sections

Iberia New Business Class

Business Class

Iberia uses Airbus A-330s and A-340/600s on its Panama route. The former are already equipped with newly-designed cabins, seats, and entertainment systems, and the latter are gradually being fitted with the new interiors.

The new Business section features seats that unfold into flat beds nearly two metres long, which are located in individual pods offering more space and privacy.

The configuration of the Business section lets passengers enjoy greater autonomy and privacy, and to work and relax in maximum comfort. All seats have direct access to the aisle.

Entertainment “a la carte” in Business and Economy

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Economy Class

Getting rave reviews from passengers are Iberia’s new, individualised, à la carte entertainment systems on its long-haul aircraft. Using touch screens, passengers can choose between a huge array of late-release films, television series and documentaries, music options, and interactive games.

Iberia’s long-haul flights also offer Wi-Fi, enabling passengers to go on line and to make and receive voice calls or SMS from their own mobile devices.

Easy, Intuitive Entertainment Systems:

Business:

  • 15.4-inch touch screen
  • 17 late-release films
  • 33 classic films
  • 78 TE series and documentaries
  • 180 musical options
  • Interactive 3D games
  • USB and Apple ports

Economy:

  • 9-inch touch screens
  • Films in several languages
  • TV series and documentaries
  • Special children’s programme
  • USB and Apple ports

Source: Iberia.