Iberia's first A350-900XWB named Placido Domingo. (Photo: Iberia)

Iberia’s New A350 Flies First Long-Haul Route

After weeks of flying proving routes across Europe to cities such as London and Paris, Iberia’s first Airbus A350 joined its first scheduled long-haul route flying from Madrid to New York. Departing from Madrid’s Barajas International Airport on Saturday, the newest member of Iberia’s fleet flew a special third flight in addition to the airline’s twice-daily service to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The flight, IB6255, departed Madrid nearly 45 minutes past 10:00 a.m. before flying the 7-hour…