|In response to this challenging environment, we recognise the importance of allowing customers flexibility and peace of mind when booking with Iberia. So, we are delighted to announce that on 22 July 2021, Iberia is rolling out its Select Branded Fares in Economy Cabin with origin Europe and UK to Latin America. These are refundable fares, which will give your customers the flexibility to cancel a flight and claim a full refund should their travel plans change. There will also be no change fee payable for your first change.|
The Iberia Select fares will be available to book as of 22 July on all channels (Iberia.com, NDC and GDSs). They will sit alongside the current Basic, Optimal, Comfort and Flexible fares, and will enhance the suite of fare options available to cater the different budgets and flexibility needs of your customers.
These fares are being launched in alignment with our Joint Business partner British Airways.
|The table below shows the different benefits and attributes of each of the available fare brands for Iberia:|
Ticketing deadlines, hold luggage, seating and boarding are the same as Optima fares.
Select fares will be available on Iberia and British Airways routes to from Europe/UK/Spain to Latin America.
SELECT Fares will be available from 22nd July 2021 on all the GDSs and all our direct channels (NDC, Iberia.com and call centres). Please note that this fare will be called ‘Optima Flex’ on Iberia.com. British Airway’s Select Fares will only be available on the GDSs and on NDC.
ACCESSING OUR NEW FARES
Branded fares – available in ATPCO – will be used to access the ‘SELECT’ fare in most of the GDS and online booking tools. The brandcode of this fare is “SELECT” for IB flights. The rest of the brand codes remain unchanged.
As a reminder, the table below details the other brandcodes for each fare for the economy cabin.The transactions for the different GDS are the same as for the other branded fares, the only part that changes is the brand code.
HOW TO IDENTIFY A SELECT FARE? WHAT RBDS WILL BE AVAILABLE?
The structure is very similar to the Optima fares. It will follow the RBD ladder from “A” to “H” with a price upsell from the Basic fare. There are certain exceptions where SELECT is not available in some RBDs, similarly to Optimal.
The FAREBASIS will have a radical on position 7 and 8 with a “M” followed by a number 4 or 5 (XXXXXXM4 or XXXXXXM5).
At launch, corporate and net discounts will no be applicable to Iberia Select Fares.
ARE SELECT FARES COMBINABILE WITH OTHER FARES?
Yes. Iberia’s Select fares can be combined with all other fares except Comfort Fares.
In the following links you have the transactions to access the Select Fare in the different GDSs:
You can also download the complete information in PDF format from the button below.