Spanish flag carrier, Iberia has presented its first Airbus A340-600 fitted with its new Premium Economy seating section to travel agencies, major companies and the media.
Iberia Maintenance will install the new seats on the aircraft already in Iberia’s fleet at its Madrid hangars, while the A350s on order will come factory-equipped with the new seating section.
This summer, the airline will have five Airbus A340-600 aircraft equipped with the new Premium Economy seats.
The Premium Economy class will be available starting in May on flights to/from Chicago, New York, and Bogota.
In June, it can be enjoyed by passengers to/from Mexico, in July on flights between Madrid and Miami, and in August on flights with Boston.
By the summer of 2018, Premium Economy class will be available on all Iberia’s long-haul routes operated by Airbus A340-600s and A330-300s, as well as Airbus A350s that will join the fleet from 2018.
Key features of the new Premium Economy class include 20% more leg room, wider seats, 40% more reclining angle, adjustable head and foot rests, full HD 12” touch screens, noise-cancelling headphones and connection ports for personal electronic devices.
Other features are a welcome drink, a special menu, table linen, and a personalized toilet kit, more luggage allowance as well as priority in checking-in, boarding and deboarding.
Iberia flies to almost 120 destinations in 45 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America and Latin America.