2016-11-07, kl. 11:15
During the autumn of 2016, the Spanish carrier Iberia will increase the number of departures from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Madrid by 20 per cent. It will now be possible to fly non-stop daily from Stockholm to the Spanish capital, which is also Iberia’s hub. Passengers can then continue on from Madrid to 30 other destinations in Spain, 16 cities in Latin America, the Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto, eight destinations in Africa and five destinations in the US.
“We are really pleased that Iberia is making this investment in Stockholm Arlanda. Madrid is experiencing steady growth as a destination, and since last year traffic has increased a full 15 per cent. Iberia also offers good connections from Madrid for people who want to continue to other destinations in Spain and elsewhere, and this is of course positive for Swedish passengers,” says Elizabeth Axtelius, director of aviation business at Swedavia.
“Now that we fly daily, we can offer a wider range of flights to Swedish passengers as well as passengers from other countries who fly to Stockholm via Madrid. With more departures, our new aircraft and their long-haul cabins and an adjusted timetable to enable smooth transfers in Madrid, we want to provide better service to our Swedish customers,” says Celia Muñoz, Iberia’s sales manager for Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Iberia will fly the Stockholm-Madrid route with Airbus A319s and A320s. Both aircraft models offer Business and Economy class.