Iberia business Class Lax to Madrid

Old Sep 6, 12, 3:27 pm
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Iberia business Class Lax to Madrid

How is it?
Does it compare to others like BA,AA in quality,comfort
Thanks
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Old Sep 6, 12, 4:03 pm
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Originally Posted by 777 global mile hound View Post
How is it?
Does it compare to others like BA,AA in quality,comfort
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Definitely way better than the current AA in Business. I would give the BA seats an edge over Iberia business though.
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Old Sep 6, 12, 4:29 pm
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Definitely way better than the current AA in Business. I would give the BA seats an edge over Iberia business though.
Many sincere thanks! I heard its better for shorter folks?
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Well...LAX-MAD is direct flight...and business seats are fully flat instead of AA angled ones and AA don't operate a direct flight....

Therefore my choice direct business with IB or LAX-LHR-MAD on BA...

LAX-MAD is long enough for dinner and a good sleep during the night, I use to avoid row1 as I fell and extrange sensation regarding recline...maybe legrest is not so up when fully recline in these seats...
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Well...LAX-MAD is direct flight...and business seats are fully flat instead of AA angled ones and AA don't operate a direct flight....

Therefore my choice direct business with IB or LAX-LHR-MAD on BA...

LAX-MAD is long enough for dinner and a good sleep during the night, I use to avoid row1 as I fell and extrange sensation regarding recline...maybe legrest is not so up when fully recline in these seats...
Great stuff good to know!
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Originally Posted by 777 global mile hound View Post
Many sincere thanks! I heard its better for shorter folks?
If Madrid is ur final destination and u are outbound from LAX, I would definitely pick Iberia even over BA via London (why go via LHR ?)
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If Madrid is ur final destination and u are outbound from LAX, I would definitely pick Iberia even over BA via London (why go via LHR ?)
BA has a wonderful arrivals and departures experience with the lounge and all other amenities something AA doesn't excel at sadly
If getting the new cabin on the BA 747s its a pretty sweet experience
It looks like it's Iberia on the outbound and BA on the return at present
I've only flown Iberia within Europe so all the information here has been fantastic getting the perspective from the community here
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BA has a wonderful arrivals and departures experience with the lounge and all other amenities something AA doesn't excel at sadly
If getting the new cabin on the BA 747s its a pretty sweet experience
It looks like it's Iberia on the outbound and BA on the return at present
I've only flown Iberia within Europe so all the information here has been fantastic getting the perspective from the community here
Enjoy. I am sure you will be happy with both. Personally I would take a nonstop over a connection any day
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We're taking the LAX flight in November, and have 4 seats in row 6 in business.

Is that the first row in the second cabin in the 343? Any information is appreciated!
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Originally Posted by 777 global mile hound View Post
How is it?
Does it compare to others like BA,AA in quality,comfort
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FYI: There are several threads here comparing IBs J product to other airlines and several postings reviewing LAX-MAD.
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Figured I should be more helpful:

These compare J products:
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...r-than-aa.html
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...preferred.html
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...-go-ba-ib.html
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...ip-report.html
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...vice-info.html
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...d-j-ib-ba.html

These mention your specific route:
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...lax-route.html
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/ameri...-et-al-23.html (this is linked from the 23rd page where LAX-MAD begins to be mentioned)
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...ve-thread.html (LAX-MAD reviewed towards end of current thread)
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/iberi...questions.html
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Originally Posted by MBlizards View Post
We're taking the LAX flight in November, and have 4 seats in row 6 in business.

Is that the first row in the second cabin in the 343? Any information is appreciated!
See this for the needed info:
http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Ibe...s_A340-300.php

I find row 6 and 7 more claustrophobic than private, and between the two I wouldn't choose row 6 for the reasons shown on Seatguru.
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I just spent 20 minutes on the phone trying to get exact information from Iberia on our forthcoming LAX-MAD flight, whether they have the new pod-style seats, or the 'long haul' business plus seats (also 180 degree recline) or something else...and got no definitive answer. Frustrating.
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I just spent 20 minutes on the phone trying to get exact information from Iberia on our forthcoming LAX-MAD flight, whether they have the new pod-style seats, or the 'long haul' business plus seats (also 180 degree recline) or something else...and got no definitive answer. Frustrating.
read this
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Thanks, however, Iberia doesn't tell me which plane is on the route we're taking, nor does the website when I go to 'your bookings'. This is all I'm given as info:

Flight operated by Iberia
IB6170
Flight operated by Iberia.

Departure
18:10h , Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Los Angeles, Los Angeles International (LAX) B

Arrival
14:30h , Thursday, May 15, 2014
Madrid, Barajas (MAD) 4S

Class
Business

Seat

Status
Confirmed
Total trip duration: 11h 20m
Hand baggage: 2 bags / 55 x 40 x 20cm. Hand luggage. Baggage in hold: 3 Pieces. Máx. 23 kg y 158 cm Advantages of Iberia Plus
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