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Wed, 21 March 2018

Iberia and Qatar Airways Expand Codeshare

Qatar Airways and Iberia have expanded their codeshare partnership.

 Qatar Airways' code (QR) will be applied to routes operated by Iberia from Madrid to Panama City, Panama; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Bogotá Medellín (MDE), Colombia; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Santo Domingo; Dominican Republic.

 Qatar Airways currently offers double daily flights from Doha direct to Madrid. From July, this will increase to 17 times weekly.

Qatar Airways and Iberia have expanded their codeshare partnership. Click to enlarge.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said, “Expanding the codeshare partnership with Iberia was a natural progression based on our customers’ mutual desire for additional destinations across both networks, as well as our membership in the oneworld alliance. Latin America is a key area of growth for us, and we are delighted to be able to provide access to these new, fast-growing cities for our valued passengers from Qatar, the wider Middle East, South Asia and beyond with seamless connectivity."

The enhanced partnership will also benefit members of both airlines’ frequent flyer programmes – Qatar Airways Privilege Club and Iberia Plus – as well as provide passengers with increased accessibility to Qatar Airways’ Hamad International Airport (HIA), and Iberia’s hub at Madrid Airport Terminal 4.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Iberia, Mr. Luis Gallego, said: “We are very happy to announce this expanded codeshare agreement with our oneworld partner, Qatar Airways. With these additional routes, we will be able to provide our customers with greater access to the Middle East and Asia, offering even more choice to both business and leisure travellers.” 

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