Iberia is resuming its flights from San Francisco to Madrid. From tomorrow and until October 4, the Spanish airline will link both cities with three frequencies a week.
Customers flying from San Francisco will be able to continue their trip via Madrid to 25 destinations in Spain, such as Alicante, Asturias, Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Majorca, Santander or Valencia; 41 cities in Europe, such as Munich, Lyon, Nice, Budapest, Amsterdam, Florence, Rome, Venice, Lisbon, Porto, or Zurich; as well as to five destinations in Africa and in the Middle East, such as Marrakech and Dakar.
Iberia will offer 12% more seats on the San Francisco-Madrid route in 2019 than the year before.
The flights will be operated by an A330-200, a twin-engine aircraft with 19 seats in the Business Class and 269 seats in the Economy Cabin. Among of the features of Iberia’s Business class are seats that turn into a 2 m. long flat bed, with direct access to the aisle and a 15.4” touch screens, while Economy seats are 46 cm wide and have individual 9” screens, as well as an adjustable headrest.
Passengers in both Business and Economy cabins can enjoy an extensive entertainment programme with some 70 films in different languages, 111 TV series and documentaries, nearly 800 audio options and 18 video games. Wifi service using KU Band is also available on board.
Iberia has recently incorporated new contents into its inflight entertainment system, which will also be available on its San Francisco-Madrid flights, among them are videos about the masterpieces in the Prado Museum or free digital press with access to 7,000 Spanish and foreign publications through the Press Reader app.
On board of Iberia’s flights from and to San Francisco, customers will be able to rent Virtual Reality headsets to enjoy 3D entertainment options including games, films, tourist guides and documentaries.
Iberia offers currently 104 weekly flights from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and San Juan de Puerto Rico to Madrid. Together with American Airlines, British Airways and Finnair, the Spanish airline is part of a Joint Business Agreement on routes between Europe and North America offering customers 130 transatlantic flights a day and, therefore, more chances when travelling between both areas.