Guide to flying Iberia

Old Dec 21, 18, 7:22 pm
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What are the Elite Miles earnings for Iberia when traveling in Premium Economy on Iberia, and separately if flying on American Airlines?

The chart does not show Class T
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Old Jan 4, 19, 10:02 am
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Quick luggage question. Flying to Japan on IB per the promo Avios in C. Is the baggage allowance the same for C+Y? 23 kgsx2? No bonus?
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Old Jan 5, 19, 6:54 am
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C: 2x32kgs
Y: Not sure how many pieces, but 23kgs.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 8:10 am
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I have a MAD connection question. If this is not the right place for it please do say.

We are arriving with checked baggage (OWE; J class) on AA at 0605. We are leaving for LHR on an IB 3160 at 0905. Separate PNRs. UK citizens. Booked as BA code share in case that makes a difference.

Two questions for anyone who is more familiar with MAD than I:

1. I suppose there is more chance of a flying pig than to get AA to through check the bags to London

2. Do people think that a three hour connection is good enough to enter Schengen; collect bags; check in; and go through security and outgoing passport control? Or am I cutting it too fine (we are fit and understand airports...)?

Thank you all very much for any thoughts.


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Old Jan 12, 19, 9:13 am
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Check this very recent thread for a very similar situation: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberia-airlines-iberia-plus/1949156-dfw-mad-svq-separate-tickets.html
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Old Jan 12, 19, 9:56 am
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Originally Posted by Yllanes View Post
Check this very recent thread for a very similar situation: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberia-airlines-iberia-plus/1949156-dfw-mad-svq-separate-tickets.html
thank you. That answers point 1. A connection to SVQ would not requite outgoing passport control, of course.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 5:57 pm
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Outgoing passport control in your case is pretty much just a quick formality - IB3160 departs from the South end of T4, where there is a small passport control point for flights departing to the UK/EI/HR. Queues are minimal (if any), and I believe that is the last flight of the morning rush from that section (0825 LHR, 0850 LGW, and one/some of MAN/EDI/DUB/BHX depending on the day, around 0845).
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Old Jan 13, 19, 2:08 am
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Originally Posted by BA6501 View Post
Outgoing passport control in your case is pretty much just a quick formality - IB3160 departs from the South end of T4, where there is a small passport control point for flights departing to the UK/EI/HR. Queues are minimal (if any), and I believe that is the last flight of the morning rush from that section (0825 LHR, 0850 LGW, and one/some of MAN/EDI/DUB/BHX depending on the day, around 0845).
Thank you very much.
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Old Jan 13, 19, 7:39 am
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Originally Posted by BA6501 View Post
C: 2x32kgs
Y: Not sure how many pieces, but 23kgs.
Thank you so much for that. I am still unable to find any reference on the IB website or in my booking details. Very strange.
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Old Jan 13, 19, 11:24 am
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Originally Posted by Exleftseat View Post
Thank you so much for that. I am still unable to find any reference on the IB website or in my booking details. Very strange.
Does your baggage allowance not appear on manage my booking? Expand your flight, and click "Baggage" on the left.
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Old Jan 19, 19, 2:57 pm
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I can't seem to figure out if I have a BA operated flight, with IB flight number if I can upgrade using BA or IB avios? Or, sadly, perhaps neither?
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Old Jan 22, 19, 3:13 pm
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Is it possible to have JFK-LHR (BA/AA) and MAD-JFK (IB/AA) on the same itinerary using Iberia Avios? I don't see a "multi-city" option.
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Old Jan 22, 19, 4:38 pm
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You have to call or book two one-ways.
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Old Jan 22, 19, 4:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Yllanes View Post
You have to call or book two one-ways.
I'd prefer to have it on the same itinerary, so I should call? That way both the BA and IB segment could be cancelled with just a 25 EUR fee, right?
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Old Feb 7, 19, 10:35 pm
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Iberia newbie here so please be gentle.
I have flown on Iberia before but it was always with AA miles or BA Avios. I just joined Iberia Plus and I am planning a trip from SFO to BCN next year in J. Have no Avios but have lots of Chase UR points that convert to Iberia Avios.
Not having any Avios, I cannot either look for award availability nor find out how many Avios it would take to fly in J SFO-MAD-BCN. It would be early May 2020 - I don’t believe it is peak season (except 5/5).
Also, I have read that Iberia will start flying from SFO to MAD. Is this true and if so, when?
All help is appreciated.
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