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Iberia

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
IB
IBE
075
Iberia
Yes

Iberia Airbus A321-200
Iberia
Calle Velázquez 130
28006 Madrid
SPAIN

Tel.: +34 91 587 8787
Fax: +34 91 587 7043
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.iberia.com

Type: Scheduled, Charter, international, regional, domestic, passenger, cargo
Owner: International Airlines Group - IAG (100%)
Subsidiaries: Vueling Airlines (46%); British Airways (4.98%); Royal Air Maroc (0.98%)
Base: Madrid Barajas (MAD)
Hubs: Barcelona (BCN)
Ops start: December 1927
Alliances: Oneworld; airberlin, Americasn, Avianca, BA Cityflyer, Britisah Airways, Bulgaria Air, Comair (South Africa), CSA Czech, El Al, Finnair, GOL,Japan Airlines, LAN Ecuador, LAN Peru, Meridiana Fly, Orbest, Qantas, Rossiya, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, TACA, Ukraine International, Vueling
Iberia operates this equipment Executives:
  • 8 x Airbus A340-300
  • 17 x Airbus A340-600
  • (8) x Airbus A350 (planned)
  • (8) x Airbus A330-200 (planned)
  • 8 x Airbus A330-300
  • 12 x Airbus A319-100
  • 13 x Airbus A320-200 (+1 planned)
  • 17 x Airbus A321-200
Chief Executive:
Director of Finance:
SVP Flight ops:
Rafael Sanchez Lozano
Jose Maria Fariza
Ricardo Genova

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Iberia Lineas Aéreas de España
IB
IBE
Spain Madrid 1940-
Formed 28/6/1927 by Horacio Echeberrieta and Deutsche Lufthansa, to take-over 1927-founded LAPE (which started services on 14/12/1927). Started services on 14/12/27. Merged into CLASSA (Compañía de Líneas Aéreas Subvencionadas SA) and ceased ops on 29/5/1929; however domestic air services within the nationalist-held regions of Spain were continued under the Iberia name. Nationalized on 30/9/1944, becoming a division of INI (Instituto Nacional de Industria). Created Atlas Group partnership in 1969 with Lufthansa, Air France, Alitalia, Sabena. Was to be renamed Royal Iberian Airlines/Reales Lineas Aéreas de España in 1978, cancelled. 9% stake acquired by British AW in 1999, 1% tacquired by AMR (American Airlines) in 1999. Plan to join oneworld partnership in 1999 was later cancelled. Privatized on 3/4/2001 and launched IPO in 2001 (Spanish government keeping 5.32%, British Airways 9%, American Airlines 1%, Banco BBVA 7.3%, Grupo Logista 6.7%, El Corte Inglés fashion stores 3%, Caja Madrid 10%, Ahorro Corporacion 3%). Joined Qualiflyer alliance in 2002. Formed low-cost subsidiary Iberia Express based at Barcelona using A319 in late 2004, later changed name to Catair, then again to ClickAir (qv) with a 20% share. AMR share purchased by British AW (then totalling 10%) on 15/11/06. Approached 3/07 by TPG Capital (Texas Pacific Group) for a take-over bid valued $4.5b partnered with Vista Capital (controlled by banks Santander and Royal Bank of Scotland), Inversiones Ibersuizas and Quercus Equity; bid backed by British AW as of 5/07but abandonned 26/11/07. Counter-bid received 11/07 from Gala Capital, Spain for $5.4b (partnered with BKK bank, Air Europa's chairman, billionaire Alicia Koplowitz). CajaMadrid share increased from 10.3% to 23.7% in 11/07 by purchase of stocks from Banco BBVA (7%) and Grupo Logista (6.4%). British AW's holding increased to 13.15% on 19/3/08; re-started merger talks in 7/08, conditionally approved by boards on 12/11/09, under new holding "International Consolidated Airlines Group", firmed up 8/4/10, approved 14/7/10 by EU regulators, 29/11/10 by shareholders.
TAE Tráfico Aéreo Español     Spain Madrid 1940-1940
CAETA Compañia Anonima Española de Transporte Aéreo     Spain Madrid 1939-1940
Merged into Iberia on 10/2/40          
SATA Sociedad Anónima de Transportes Aéreos     Spain Madrid 1939-1939

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
McDonnell Douglas MD88
EC-FPD
Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE) Austria
0
w/o
Airbus A340-642
EC-JOH
Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) Ecuador
0
w/o
McDonnell Douglas MD88
EC-FIH
Barcelona Airport (BCN) Spain
0
w/o
McDonnell Douglas MD88
EC-FLK
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
0
w/o
Airbus A320-214
EC-HKJ
Bilbao Airport (BIO) Spain
0
w/o
23-Jun-98
Boeing 727
?
Valencia Airport (VLC)  Spain
-
hijacked
Airbus A340-313
EC-GJT
Johannesburg International (JNB) South Africa
0
repaired
Boeing 727-256
EC-DDU
30 km SE of Bilbao (BIO) Spain
148
w/o
Boeing 727-256
EC-CFJ
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
51
w/o
03-Mar-78
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63
EC-BMX
Santiago De Compostela (SCQ) Spain
0
w/o
17-Dec-73
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
EC-CBN
Boston-Logan International (BOS) USA
0
w/o
05-Nov-73
Sud Est SE-210 Caravelle VIR
EC-BIA
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
0
w/o
29-Sep-73
Sud Est SE-210 Caravelle VIR
EC-BBR
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
0
w/o
05-Mar-73
McDonnell DouglasDC-9-32
EC-BII
near Nantes France
68
w/o
28-Dec-72
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
EC-BVC
Bilbao Airport (BIO) Spain
0
w/o
07-Jan-72
Sud Est SE-210 Caravelle VIR
EC-ATV
Sierra de Atalayasa Spain
104
w/o
05-Jan-70
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
EC-BOD
Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos (TFN) Spain
0
w/o
04-Nov-67
Sud Est SE-210 Caravelle 10R
EC-BDD
Black Down Hill United Kingdom
37
w/o
16-Sep-66
Douglas C-47A-75-DL
EC-AXC
near Puertito de ... Spain
1
w/o
05-May-65
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
EC-AIN
Tenerife-Norte Los Rodeos (TFN) Spain
30
w/o
31-Mar-65
Convair CV-440-62
EC-ATH
near Tangier Morocco
50
w/o
12-Oct-62
Convair CV-440-62
EC-ATB
near Carmona Spain
18
w/o
19-Sep-62
Douglas C-47A-20-DK
EC-AGO
Tenerife Spain
w/o
06-Mar-61
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
EC-AIP
São Paulo, SP Brazil
0
w/o
08-Nov-60
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
N7125C
Barcelona Airport (BCN) Spain
0
w/o
29-Apr-59
Douglas C-47A-75-DL
EC-ABC
Sierra de Valdemeca Spain
28
w/o
10-Apr-58
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
EC-ABN
Palma de Mallorca Spain
0
w/o
28-Oct-57
Douglas C-47A-75-DL
EC-ACH
near Getafe Spain
21
w/o
23-Dec-48
Douglas C-47-DL
EC-ABK
near Madrid Spain
27
w/o
22-Dec-47
Douglas C-47A-80-DL
EC-ACG
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
w/o
12-Jun-46
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
EC-ABO
Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) Spain
0
w/o