Iberia moves to the new Terminal 8 of New York-JFK

From next December 1st, Iberia will move its operations at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from Terminal 7 to the newly renovated and expanded Terminal 8.

On the same day, companies will also start using the new facilities. American Airlines, British Airways and Finnair, all members of the Oneworld alliance. This way, your customers will benefit from the reduced waiting times and streamlined connection processes that operating in the same terminal will make possible.

The modernized space will have five new boarding gates and four new parking bays capable of receiving large aircraft. In addition, the works have added 130,000 square meters of additional passenger space. Terminal 8 is expected to receive around 10 million passengers annually.

The Iberia and Level check-in desks will be located in zones 6 and 7, as reported by the Spanish airline. The company will have a total of six passenger check-in stations.

New services

In a press release, Iberia highlighted the renewed services and new comforts which will be available to its customers at the largest airport serving New York City.

Terminal 8 will have two new waiting roomswhich can be accessed by Iberia Plus Infinita, Singular, Platinum and Gold customers, as well as passengers traveling in Business class.

On the other hand, Business class users and holders of an Iberia Plus card with the “emerald” or “sapphire” category of the Oneworld alliance will be able to access a fast and differentiated service in the field of document control.

Full recovery of Iberia’s capacity in the United States

The transfer of Iberia’s activities to John F. Kennedy International Airport will take place in the first weeks of the winter season in which the company plans to achieve full recovery of its capacity in the United States.

The airline has scheduled a total of 589,000 seats until next March 25, 15% more than in 2019, e about two thousand flights21% more than in the last year before the start of the pandemic. Initially, Iberia will operate thirteen weekly flights between Madrid (MAD) and New York (JFK). Beginning March 14, 2023, the company will offer fourteen services per week in both directions.

See also: Iberia’s capacity in the US will exceed pre-pandemic levels

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