Iberia Resumes Johannesburg Service

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

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Iberia has resumed its flights to Johannesburg with a sold out flight. Iberia flights between Madrid and Johannesburg will be the only non-stop flight between South Africa and Spain.

Starting today, the Spanish airline is flying three times a week between the two cities, with the following timetable:

Flight no. From Departs To Arrives Days
IB6051 Madrid 23:45 Johannesburg 09:55 next day Mon.,Thurs., Fri.
IB6050 Johannesburg 20:15 Madrid 06:35 next day Mon.,Thurs., Fri.

In addition, Iberia and Comair have signed a code-share agreement to cover via Madrid such destinations as:

  • Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, and Durban in South Africa
  • Windhoek in Namibia
  • Victoria Falls and Harare in Zimbabwe

Iberia returned to South Africa as a renewed airline, more efficient, with new aircraft, new long-haul cabins, and new services. To link Johannesburg and Madrid it will fly its new twin-engine A330-300s


  • Twin-engine aircraft
  • Much more fuel-efficient
  • 278 seats:
    • 36 in Business Class
    • 242 in Economy Class

New Business Class:

  • Flat beds
  • Direct access to the aisle
  • 15.4” touch screens.
  • Entertainment programme: films, TV series, documentaries, music and video games…
  • Wifi and GSM text capability
  • Gourmet Spanish meals and Spanish wines

 New Economy Class:

  • Ergonomic seats
  • Adjustable headrests
  • 9” touch screens
  • Same entertainment programme as

in the Business Class

  • Wifi and GSM text capability

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