The “low cost” company will connect Barcelona airport with Los Angeles, Oakland, Buenos Aires and Punta Cana.
The brand of the group IAG (British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus) to operate long-haul flights from Barcelona already has the name: Level, which start flying yesterday June 1, 2017.
The top executives of the group IAG and the airlines Vueling and Iberia, dressed in an informal way with jeans and polo with the colors of the new company have presented this morning in a hostel / hostel on Corsega street the much talked about low cost and long project reach that has been launched following the operation of Norwegian this summer will start flying to four destinations in the United States.
Level, a trademark of an operation that will fall on planes and crews Iberia has chosen to choose two destinations in the United States: Los Angeles and Oakland in California, one in the Caribbean, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and a four in the South Cone: Buenos Aires.
Willie Walsh, chief executive of the airline holding company explained that this new brand comes to Barcelona because the destination deserves it, because of the potential that the city has and the demand that is not served on direct flights, an operation that will involve the creation of 250 Jobs in El Prat.
Luis Gallego, president and CEO of Iberia said that the fact that his company is the operator, with two Airbus A330 aircraft is temporary, since the intention is for Level to go from being a trademark to an independent airline within Of the IAG group, with which it will bet not only to grow in Barcelona, but also to offer the same service of long radio with departure from other European airports.
The aircraft will have a double cabin configuration, with 21 seats in the premium tourist class and 293 seats in economy class. The tickets will be on sale today on flylevel.com from 99 euros per way the economical option for Los Angeles and Oakland, while flights to Buenos Aires and Punta Cana will start at 159 euros. The Premium option for these four destinations will be priced from 599 euros.
Baggage allowance (additional to the piece of free hand luggage), meals, selection of seats and the latest movie releases will be included for Premium Tourist customers, while in tourist services will be charged, including internet on board .
Calendar and frequencies
– Flights to Los Angeles begin June 1, 2017 and operate twice a week.
– Flights to San Francisco (Oakland) begin June 2, 2017 and operate three times a week.
– Flights to Punta Cana start on June 10, 2017 and operate twice a week.
– Flights to Buenos Aires begin on June 17, 2017 and will operate three times a week.