Iberia Express’ first Madrid- Berlin flight arrived on Sunday 27th to the German capital and was received by the German airport authorities. This inaugural flight had an occupancy rate of 100%.
Meanwhile, Paloma Utrera, Iberia Express Sales Manager, emphasized the importance the opening of this new route represents for Iberia Express: "Berlin is a destination that has always been operated by the Iberia Group and we are very pleased that our competitive prices enable us to recover this route as relevant to European connections ". Utrera recalled that through this route passengers will have links to Iberia long-haul destinations, suchas Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Mexico City and Buenos Aires. As such, Iberia Express remains committed to developing Madrid-Barajas airport as an intercontinental hub.
The company will operate three times a week during the entire winter season. It will fly from both cities on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday of each week with ticket prices from 64 Euros for a return trip.
Iberia Express, a subsidiary of Iberia, operates short and medium-haul routes and provides direct traffic as well as feeding Iberia's long-haul network. The company ended September as the third most punctual airline in Europe after reaching an on-time flight performance of 95.2%, according to the consultancy firm Flightstats.