Description of company
Iberia Express is the new subsidiary company of Iberia that was created in order to cover short and medium-haul flights.
The airline, based in Madrid, offers the same level of service quality and experience as the first ever Spanish airline company. As such, the passenger can expect the same benefits that flying with Iberia constantly provides on a day-to-day basis: flights to main airports, Iberia Plus program, VIP rooms, onboard service, Business class, multi-frequency, connections to over 100 destinations, and the security that the companys maintenance, recognized as one of the best in the world, offers.
Throughout 2012, Iberia Express will operate to more than 20 destinations in Spain and Europe, with a fleet of 14 airplanes. By the summer season, the airline will offer 18 routes to domestic and European locations.
In addition, the new airline will incorporate new destinations such as Riga (Latvia) and Mikonos (Greece), with the aim of expanding the flights on offer from Madrid during the summer period.
For each flight flown with Iberia you will be able to obtain:
- Avios, currency that you accumulate in your Iberia Plus balance which allows you to redeem for flights and other opportunities offered by Iberia Plus programme.
- Elite Points, currency that is obtained exclusively on flights and is used to maintain or upgrade to elite card levels.
Specific information about Avios earning and the number of Elite Points to be earned with your ticket is shown during the purchasing process at iberia.com.
EARNING AVIOS (FOR EACH FLIGHT)
|1 mile flown in Discount Economy||0,80 Avios|
|1 mile flown in Full Economy||1 Avios|
|1 mile flown in Business||1,50 Avios|
- Real distance flown based on miles and flight class (cabin bonus)
- Card level (Platinum, Gold and Silver bonus)
Minimum 500 Avios
Flights in Discount Economy:
Regardless of the distance flown, the cardholder will obtain at least a minimum of 500 Avios in all flights with I2 or IB2000 code.
Flights in Full Economy:
A minimum of 500 Avios are guaranteed when flight distance is less than 500 miles. On a flight of more than 500 miles, real distance flown will be recorded.
Flights in Business:
A minimum of 500 Avios will be obtained and an additional 50% for flying in the business cabin.
PLATINUM, GOLD AND SILVER BONUS
The elite Bonus is an additional number of Avios that Platinum, Gold and Silver cardholders obtain.
With Platinum, Gold and Silver Bonus you will obtain Avios extra, depending on the card level, in all flights operated by Iberia Express, Iberia Group (including flights operated by Iberia or other companies associated to Iberia Plus programme), Vueling and British Airways.
Bonuses for elite card customers will be applied in Business and Full Economy:
- Platinum Card: 100% - Gold Card: 100%
- Silver Card: 25%
This bonus will be applied by multiplying the percentage indicated by real distance flown in miles, always considering a minimum of 500 miles.
ELITE POINTS EARNING (FOR EACH FLIGHT). 1- Elite Points earning table with direct flights operated by Iberia Express and with IB2000 code.
|ZONES||Business||Full Economy||Discount Economy|
|Inter island and Spain-Melilla||50||25||15|
|Puente Aereo, Intra peninsular and Peninsula and Balearic Islands||80||40||20|
|Peninsula and Balearic islands - Europe I||80||50||20|
|Spain - North Africa||100||50||25|
|Peninsula - Canary islands||100||50||25|
|Peninsula and Balearic islands - Europe II||140||70||35|
|Peninsula and Balearic islands - Europe III||225||150||75|
|Canary islands - Europe e Intra europeans||150||90||40|
OBSERVATIONS OF AVIOS AND ELITE POINTS:
- Tables also valid for flights operated by Iberia Group (IB code)
- Iberia owns the right to modify these tables, as well as routes and flight programming.
- Iberia owns the right to exclude Elite Points and Avios earning fares. Please check the terms & conditions here
Next table is applied to direct flights operated by Iberia Express and IB2000 code.
|Bands||Distance in miles||Blue Class||Full Fare (Turist)||Business|
|1||1 - 650||4.500||6.750||9.000|
|2||651 - 1.151||7.500||11.250||15.000|
|3||1.152 - 2.000||10.000||15.000||20.000|
|4||2.001 - 3.000||12.500||18.750||25.000|
Next table is applied to direct flights operated by Iberia Express and IB 2000 code.
|Bands||Distance in miles||Upgrade (*)|
|1||1 - 650||4.500|
|2||651 - 1.151||7.500|
|3||1.152 - 2.000||10.000|
|4||2.001 - 3.000||12.500|
- Bands are established depending on the distance between origin and destination (per flight). Price of a return ticket will be double of one way tickets.
- Iberia Express reserves the right to modify the Avios redemption table and scheduling of routes and flights.
The reservation and ticketing with Avios on flights operated by Iberia Express and IB 2000 code, are exempt of processing fee if done through Iberia.com. They will have an additional charge per ticket when operations are managed through its Service Centre. (Except Platinum customers)