On Iberia’s 90th Anniversary, Our Maintenance Experts Speak

March 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Agustín Cordero joined Iberia's maintenance team in 1979, while Antonio Jiménez is a relatively recent hire. And they both share a love and understanding of aircraft. They treat them with tender, loving care, leave them in tiptop condition, and w...Leer más

On Iberia’s 90th Anniversary, Our Flight Attendants Reflect

February 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

When you reach the age of 90, it's understandable - perhaps inevitable - to look back over your life, take stock, and see how you've changed over all those years. It's not a question merely of nostalgia, but examining our history motivated by the k...Leer más

This Is What It Looks Like When Art Flies

October 1, 2015 - Sin comentarios

Museum curators and museum mavens alike just love travelling museum exhibitions, and so in any given week, thousands of artworks are sent between cities both by land and by air. But have you ever wondered how these extraordinarily valuable - indeed, ...Leer más

4 of the World’s Best Aviation Museums

September 10, 2015 - Sin comentarios

Many aviation geeks plan travel not only around airport planespotting opportunities but also to ogle some of the world’s most impressive collections of vintage and modern aircraft open to the public. There are dozens around the world, but here'...Leer más

Top Recent #IberiaFleet Planespotting Pics

June 29, 2015 - Sin comentarios

For #SpottersDay this past June 5, we invited planespotters in Spain (and for anyone who doesn't know what they are, here's a primer) to participate in a contest to capture the coolest shots of our fleet.  And did we get some good ones - all share...Leer más

Aircraft De-Icing: A Closer Look

January 26, 2015 - Sin comentarios

After a snowstorm the other night in Madrid, 70 aircraft were de-iced before proceeding to their scheduled flights - 35 percent more than the normal average this time of year. And our diligent de-icing crews performed a yeoman's job ...Leer más

Monitoring Systems Ensuring Commercial Flight Safety

November 7, 2014 - Sin comentarios

As I discussed in my last post, knowing some of the basics of how flying works and how controlled it is can be of significant help in alleviating fears and anxieties relating to flying. So this time I'm going to describe three amazing systems at w...Leer más

New Security Measures for Flights to the United States

August 22, 2014 - Sin comentarios

Starting this Saturday, August 23rd, authorities in the United States will be implementing new requirements for security checks on incoming flights to the USA. Due to the new changes, we recommend arriving at the airport early enough to complete al...Leer más

More of the World’s Oddball Airports

June 18, 2014 - 2 comentarios

A couple of months ago we let you in on a quartet of unusual airports, in New Zealand, Honduras, and the Caribbean islands of St. Maarten/St. Martin and Saba. That was so much fun, we decided to come up with an encore (more…)...Leer más

Eavesdropping on Air Traffic Control Broadcasts

June 11, 2014 - Sin comentarios

Several years ago, during a planespotting photo shoot near Barajas Airport, I tuned in via airband radio (able to receive but not transmit on frequencies used by pilots and air traffic controllers) to learn what airline and aircraft model was next ...Leer más

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