Iberia to handle Vueling aircraft at Barajas

Wednesday 17, November 2010


Iberia to handle Vueling aircraft at Barajas


Starting Wednesday, November 17, Iberia Airport Services –the Spanish airline group's handing unit—will serve Vueling in Madrid-Barajas airport. In September Iberia Airport Services (IBAS) won the handling contract in open bidding.


IBAS provides handling services to Vueling In nearly all the Spanish airport it uses. The apron services included loading and unloading baggage, ferrying passengers between aircraft and terminal, and towing aircraft. Passenger handling services encompass checking in procedures, accompanying children travelling alone, dealing with incidents, etc.


With more than 80 years of experience, Iberia Airport Services is Spain's leading handling operator and the world's fifth-largest, working in 41 Spanish airports and those of Malabo in Equatorial Guinea and Tel-Aviv in Israel. In 2009, Iberia Airport Services served some 74 million passengers and more than 375,000 aircraft belonging to Iberia and another 227 carriers. Iberia Airport Services has some 8,000 employees and more than 8,300 vehicles and other pieces of equipment.



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