28 SEPTEMBER 2015
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A new link between the West Midlands and the Spanish capital begins on 27 March next year when Iberia Express opens a four-a-week Birmingham – Madrid service on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The airline will use 180-seat Airbus A320s with Business and Economy sections. There will be morning departures from Birmingham at 10:35 on Mondays and Fridays, arriving in Madrid at 14:05, and evening departures at 17:35 on Wednesdays and Sundays, arriving in Madrid at 21:05.
Services from Madrid will depart at 08:45 on Mondays and Fridays, arriving in Birmingham at 10:00, and 15:45 on Wednesdays and Sundays, arriving in Birmingham at 17:00.
Flights are scheduled to offer good connections in Madrid to another 34 Iberia Group destinations, including Alicante, Bilbao, Jerez and Malaga in Spain and Lisbon and Oporto in Portugal, as well as long-haul services to Africa and Latin America. www.iberiaexpress.com
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Brian Beal, Norwich
IB Exp. Nice new aircraft. Smallest seat pitch and most uncomfortable seats offered by major carrier.