Iberia and Qatar Airways have announced a codeshare agreement.
Effective from April 3, the codeshare will give passengers access to more destinations when connecting at hubs in Doha, Spain and Portugal, as well as mutual benefits with frequent flyer programmes Iberia Plus and Qatar Airways Privilege Club.
Iberia will operate the two daily flights operated by Qatar Airways between Madrid and its hub in Doha under its flight code, while Qatar Airways’ code will be added to Iberia flights from Madrid to the airline’s 28 destinations in Spain and Portugal.
Commenting on the partnership, president and CEO of Iberia Luis Gallego, said:
“We are very happy to announce this codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, one of our partners in Oneworld. It offers our customers an extensive network to travel between Doha and Spain, as well as Portugal; seamless connections at the Iberia hub in Madrid T4, personal attention in every station, and, for our Business Class customers, the opportunity to enjoy one of the best European VIP lounges to wait for their flight”.
Group chief executive of Qatar Airways His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker said:
“Code-share partnerships and airline alliances continue to play an important role for Qatar Airways and this new agreement with Iberia reflects our commitment to provide customers with the best service. In linking Iberia’s extensive network across Spain and Portugal with Qatar Airways’ global network of more than 150 destinations, passengers will benefit from seamless connectivity and the growing strength of the Oneworld global network.”