Iberia delivers “Johannesburgo”

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Iberia has announced the delivery of the aircraft “Johannesburgo”.

This plane completes the order of 12 A330-200 units and will operate the airline’s flights to destinations in Latin America, the United States, South Africa and Asia.

The new aeroplane is named after the South African city of Johannesburg, which Iberia has served since August 2016 with three weekly flights.

Since 2013, Iberia has taken delivery of 20 new long-haul aircraft and fitted its 17 A340-600s with new cabins. In the course of this year it will receive its first A350-900s and A320NEOs.

The “Johannesburgo” has 19 seats in business and 269 in economy class.

Onboard, Iberia customers have use of seats that unfold into two-metre-long beds, all with direct access to the aisle, and a 15.4-inch touch screen.

In economy, seats are 46cm wide and have individual nine-inch screens, as well as an adjustable headrest.

Passengers in both business and economy cabins can enjoy an extensive entertainment programme.

Wi-fi, offered in both classes, uses the KU band, allowing a greater download speed.