You can now book Iberia premium economy awards using AA miles: Here’s how

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

For the past few months, American Airlines has steadily been adding the option to book premium economy awards on its partner airlines, starting with British Airways in October 2019 and Air Tahiti Nui in December 2019. Today, AA added the option to use your American Airlines AAdvantage miles to book premium economy awards on Spanish …

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IAG CEO Willie Walsh to Step Down in June

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Willie Walsh is stepping down as chief executive of British Airways owner International Airlines Group in June 2020. He will be replaced by the current CEO of Iberia Mr. Luis Gallego after 15 years on the job. IAG CEO Willie Walsh to Step Down in June Willie Walsh will leave the position of CEO in […]

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Willie Walsh to step down as chief executive of IAG, British Airways’ parent company

Written by Daniel Ross @ The Points Guy

Willie Walsh announced on Thursday that he will step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of International Airlines Group (IAG) — one of the largest airline groups in the world and the owner of British Airways and Aer Lingus, among others. Walsh will step down from his roles on the board and as …

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Deal alert: Eastern Europe on alliance carriers from $376 round trip

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Visit major cities in eastern Europe for up to $1,100 off of the usual cost. Flights are available via major alliance carriers such as SAS, Finnair, American, British Airways and Iberia. Availability is widespread, with the cheapest and most dates in March and April. Sign up for the free daily TPG newsletter for more travel …

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Deal alert: Flights to Italy have dropped to $288 R/T

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here: https://thepointsguy.com/mailing-list/ We love flight deals to Italy, and we’re seeing bargain prices to Rome (FCO) and Milan (MXP). Flights from cities like New York (JFK), San Francisco (SFO) and Miami (MIA) have dropped to as low …

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LATAM and British Airways, Iberia-parent IAG drop partnership plans

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

LATAM Airlines is continuing its divorce from the Oneworld alliance ranks, dropping plans to form an expansive partnership with British Airways- and Iberia-parent International Airlines Group. The Santiago, Chile-based carrier disclosed that they and IAG will not move forward with a planned immunized partnership between certain South America countries and Europe, in a securities filing …

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Book now: Round-trip, business-class award tickets to Spain for 68,000 points

Written by Nick Ewen @ The Points Guy

Here at The Points Guy, we love jumping on award sweet spots to make the most of our hard-earned points and miles. If you’re in a similar position and are already feeling the winter blues, you may be itching to plan a getaway. For our Midwestern readers, that chance may be here, as we’ve just …

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The seat carries the flight: A review of Iberia’s business class on the A350, New York to Madrid

Written by Christian Kramer @ The Points Guy

Travelers have practically endless options when it comes to flying across the Atlantic Ocean, and airlines compete fiercely for the business of travelers hopping across the Pond. I’ve flown many products back and forth between my home in London and TPG’s headquarters in New York, but I had my eye on Iberia’s new A350 for …

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Coming soon (maybe): Upgrade your Oneworld flight with miles from ANY airline partner

Written by Joseph Hostetler @ The Points Guy

What if you could secure a trans-oceanic business-class upgrade on top-notch airlines like Qatar Airways and Cathay Pacific by using miles you almost certainly already have? First reported by Executive Traveller, and confirmed by The Points Guy, Oneworld’s Vice-President of Corporate Communications, Ghim-Lay Yeo issued a statement saying: “Oneworld is evaluating a number of new …

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What to do when partner award availability doesn’t appear on American Airlines’ website

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

It’s a situation that I’ve unfortunately become familiar with: I’ll find award availability on one of AA’s partners, but that availability won’t show up when I try to book the award flight through AA’s website. While historically AA didn’t offer the option to book award flights for most partners online, this is no longer a …

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Ultimate guide to searching award availability for the major airlines

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

Becoming an advanced award traveler requires you to master two separate skills: earning points and miles and effectively redeeming them for the maximum possible value. While the first skill might seem confusing as you learn to navigate the world of travel rewards credit cards (possibly for the first time), the second skill is more challenging. …

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Exciting new airline routes for November 2019 and beyond

Written by Ben Mutzabaugh @ The Points Guy

Airlines are constantly adjusting their schedules, launching new services while canceling others. It’s all part of their efforts to perfect their networks while increasing profitability. New routes are announced nearly every day, some seasonal and some more permanent. Others are a dropped as carriers change course on their route plans. Here’s a look at some …

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Airfare of the Day: Iberia BUSINESS CLASS Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Brazil to Barcelona (BCN), Spain from $1,682 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Iberia and their business excursion round trip fares between Rio de Janeiro and Barcelona. Remember you can always email us or send a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. This fare is being discussed on FlyerTalk (access here). Fare Details: Fare: Iberia (IB) INNN1O RIO to BCN. Booking […]

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Deal alert: Flights to France, Spain and Switzerland from $214 round-trip

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

For more TPG news and deals delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter here: https://thepointsguy.com/mailing-list/ Flights to France, Spain and Switzerland are currently available for as low as $214 round-trip. With 2020 just around the corner, it’s time to start making travel plans for the new year and what better …

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Book now: Nonstop business-class awards to Spain for peak summer travel in 2020

Written by Nick Ewen @ The Points Guy

Earlier this week, Iberia announced plans to start flying nonstop between its Madrid hub and Washington-Dulles. The new flight, operated by the carrier’s A330-300, will commence on May 1, 2020 and initially operate four times per week — though a fifth weekly frequency will be added on July 6. And this new route brings good …

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[Update: surcharges resolved] Iberia business class space for summer 2020 from Washington Dulles

Written by Nick Reyes @ Frequent Miler's Quick Deals

Update: The surcharge issue has been resolved (H/T: View from the Wing). Also, I am now seeing off-peaking pricing on some fall dates (34K each way in business class) as shown below. Iberia has wide open business class award space on direct flights from Washington, DC (IAD) to Madrid in summer 2020. This is a new route starting on May 1, 2020 and at the time of writing, awards can be booked with Iberia Avios, American Airlines AAdvantage…

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Iberia returns to Washington with new Madrid flight

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

Iberia will return to Washington with a new flight to the U.S. capital from Madrid. The Oneworld Alliance carrier will resume flights to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) on May 1, Iberia said Wednesday. The route will operate four-times-per-week initially. On July 6, the service will increase to five weekly flights that operate on Monday, …

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