General strike in Spain 29th September - Iberia flights affected
Tuesday 28, September 2010
Because of the general strike in Spain called for Wednesday, September 29th, and in keeping with the minimum services established by government authorities, Iberia has cancelled some of the flights scheduled to operate on that day.
Iberia customers with tickets to fly on September 29th can obtain more information by clicking here. Flight status can also be checked on iberia.com, Arrivals and Departures . If their flight has been cancelled, they can change the dates or get a full refund with no additional cost. In case, the passenger uses only one of the legs of the flight ticket, only the leg not flown will be reimbursed.
The airline has also eased changes for holders of tickets for uncancelled flights on September 29th. They may change their travel dates until October 1st and the new ticket will be valid to fly until November 30th, 2010. The tickets that may be changed include those with the Iberia code series IB075, and those with the code series IB5000, IB7000, and IB8000, for flights operated by other airlines.
Ticket changes to fly from September 26th until October 8th, 2010 will be made in any of the fares available in the class booked originally. Rebooking for the flights after October 9th, 2010 will be subject to seats availability in the same class and conditions as the original flights booked.
To make the changes or request the refunds, customers can contact the travel agency where the tickets where bought, or Iberia Call Centers in their countries of residence - if the tickets were bought directly from the airline.
Passenger with reservations for uncancelled flights on September 29th should make arrangements to arrive very early at the airport, since public and private transportation on that day may be disrupted by the strike.
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