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Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:55 pm

Hello a-netters!

Welcome to my new trip report featuring Iberia on the London-Heathrow route, flying the A340 on the return leg. I believe this is the first trip report about Iberia with the new corporate image, so you will be able to see how the new branding looks like.

INTRODUCTION

There was a long weekend in the beginning of December so my sister, her boyfriend and I decided to visit London for four days. I was the one in charge of buying the tickets and Iberia offered a very good fare of around 150€ round trip, returning on the A340. In September Iberia introduced a new fares structure that consist on three levels: Basic, Classic and Flexible. Basic fare does not include checked baggage or seat selection (at check-in the system assigns you a seat and if you want to change it you have to pay), Classic fare includes seat and one piece of checked baggage and the Flexible fare is what the name says. The Basic fare is usually 15-25€ cheaper than the Classic fare when available, so if you don’t want to check baggage and don’t mind about where you are seated you can save some money. There is an exception though, and it is London flights, where the Basic fare is not available, so I had one piece of checked baggage included and I assumed it also was the case with seat selection. When I was checking-in online the day before departure the system assigned us 24D,E and F, when I tried to change them they wanted to charge 15€ per passenger! I was very upset about that, as I wasn’t told that the seat selection was an extra. In this case the preselected seats were fine so it wasn’t really an issue.



OUTBOUND FLIGHT

Bag drop was quick and hassle free, it was Saturday morning so lines were short at the counters. The staff at the counter was very friendly, I remember that the agent who attached the tags to our bags joked with us, saying “Oh! You three are going to London! Do you really get on well with each other??... I hope so, have a nice flight!” That simple thing showed that he was enjoying his job and it made us to feel comfortable, being young travellers we like that informal touch. Security was a bit busy but we passed through without any issue and then we went to have something for breakfast.

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Bag drop counters

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Check-in machines, there were plenty of staff if assistance was needed

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Standard BP

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Passbook BP

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Recently renewed shops

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When it was boarding time we headed off to the departure gate, which was in the southern end of the Terminal in a separated area from the other gates as UK is a non-Schengen country. After passing immigration I noticed that the A321 for the earlier flight to London was still at the stand and expected the worst, then I received this message from Iberia:


I checked the FIDS and it showed a delay of 2h5min!! New departing time was 11:15.

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Our A321 ready for departure

I checked Heathrow’s website and saw that many European flights were heavily delayed, but at least they were arriving so the problem seemed to be solved, meanwhile our flight was again delayed to 11:45. I went to Iberia’s information desk to find out the reason for the delay and the agent told me that there was a communication failure in the ATC system at LHR and that they didn’t know when it would be fixed.

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Iberia information desks

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I also checked the status of my flight with this machine that was next to the desk

At 11:15 we headed off to the gate again but first we visited the info desk to know more about the status of our flight. The agent told me that the problem was solved and that the earlier flight had already departed, so we went to the gate. When we arrived five minutes later after a stop at the restrooms, there was nobody near the gate so it seemed that boarding was completed. We got our boarding passes scanned and were directed to the shiny A321.


Flight details

Flight number: IB3160
Origin: MAD
Destination: LHR
Airplane: Airbus A321-211
Registration: EC-JQZ
Airplane name: Generalife
Age: 7.7 years

Seat: 24F

ETD/ATD: 9:10/11:30

ETA/ATA: 10:40/12:40
Load factors: 11/36 in J (30%) 52/168 in Y (31%)

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Clean and shiny, isn't she?

We were the last ones to board the plane, except for some connecting passengers from T4S that got on through the rear door. Then the doors were closed and the plane was ready to leave. Cabin was clean and in good condition, seats were comfortable and seat pitch was good for the length of the flight. The load was light so it was nice to have three seats for myself, something that rarely happens to me as I usually fly in high season. The purser made the usual announcements and apologized for the delay due to “communications failure in the British airspace”. Safety demonstration was made and we pushed back 15 min before planned.

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Sadly the neighbor wasn't as shiny as our plane

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30" Pitch, I'm 183cm/6ft tall

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Cabin

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Pushing back

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Air China A330

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Iberia's heavies and an A319 preparing for their flights

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Up we go!

Once in the air the captain came over the PA and apologized again for the delay and gave some information about the flight. As you may know the Iberia’s service is BOB, I asked for a Coke Zero and some chips. I also noticed that the crew served glasses of water for free under request, something I hadn’t seen before on Iberia since the BOB service was implemented back in 2004. It’s nice to see that they serve water at least for free.

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Detail of the new logo, looks good!

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Madrid's mountain

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Vitoria Airport

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Bye bye Spain!

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My purchase, the bag of chips was about to pop

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Cabin

The flight passed by quickly and in no time we started our descent. It seemed that we didn’t entered any holding pattern as we make a more or less direct approach, the captain softly posed the plane on the ground and left the runway. Then we stopped at the taxiway and the captain announced that they we were waiting for British Airways to assign a gate for the plane. After ten minutes we moved again and finally we made it to the gate.

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Arriving to England

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Getting closer to the clouds

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I love LHR's final approach, views are awesome!

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Suburbs

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Landing was soft

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What's up guys!

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Given the light load disembarkation was quick and after a 15 min wait at immigration we went to collect our baggage. After a brief wait the bags came out on the belt and headed off to the tube.

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Before passing the UK Border

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Baggage claim area



Return flight

We enjoyed a lot our visit to London, as the weather was fantastic, I guess we were lucky. The thing I liked most about London were the planes flying over the city, my sister and her boyfriend got tired of me saying “Wow! An Emirates A380!” “Look! That’s an Air Canada 767” etc. They didn’t understand how I am able to recognize planes in the distance.

After a long ride on the tube we arrived at T5 with lots of time to spare. I must say that although being designed by the same architect, T4 at MAD is much more beautiful than T5. Wooden ceiling and marble floors at T4 really make a difference. Check-in was a breeze but the same can’t be said about security, which was a little busy. This time I was able to change seats for free at check-in online, the fare was the same as on the outbound flight, so it was strange, maybe there was a computer glitch when I checked-in for the previous flight. I noticed that there were no counters dedicated for Iberia. I wonder what happened to the former Iberia staff at LHR, I hope they didn’t get fired. I also wonder the reason why BA has dedicated counters at Madrid Airport instead of Iberia taking over BA’s check-in.

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Terminal entrance

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BA counters

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Cheap BP

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Useful information

Once in the airside of the Terminal we went to Starbucks to have something to eat while waiting for the gate to be announced. Boarding time was 18:00 and at 17:15 it hadn’t been announced yet, so we went to BA info desk to ask about that. The charming lady at the desk said that it would be announced soon. At 17:30 the gate finally appeared on the FIDS, it was C53, so we went underground to take the APM to the C concourse.

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Interesting FIDS

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It was really crowded

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Our gate finally shown on the FIDS

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Going underground

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The APM station

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The first sight of my plane, as you can see the spoilers were deployed

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This one was heading to Luanda

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This fatty to Hong Kong

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Beatriz Galindo waiting for her next flight

Boarding was called at 18:00 as expected and it was a little chaotic, most passengers proceeded to the priority entrance and staff didn’t seem to care, if I were flying Business Class I would have got a little upset, but this time was not the case. The load factor was again light so it didn’t take long.

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The gate

Flight details

Flight number: IB3167
Origin: LHR
Destination: MAD
Airplane: Airbus A340-313X
Registration: EC-GUQ
Airplane name: Beatriz Galindo
Age: 15.6 years

Seat: 34L (assigned, changed to 7L)
ETD/ATD: 18:30/18:50
ETA/ATA: 22:00/22:20
Load factors: 5/24 in J (21%) 53/265 in Y (20%)

The plane was what Iberia refers as “342”, internally it is known as Caribbean configuration. Some years ago Iberia decided to change 7 A340s configuration from 36J 218Y to 24J 265Y, given that Business Class demand to some destinations as HAV, SJU, UIO, etc. was weak. Today Iberia doesn’t fly to Caribbean destinations anymore but the configuration seems to suit well in the current network. There are 4 planes left in the fleet with this configuration, and they will be the 4 ones that will remain in the fleet after the A330 replacement. Business Class is the same that you may find in any other A340 of the fleet, except for the ones that have been refurbished with new interiors. Economy Class was improved though, the seats were replaced with new ones that have adjustable headrests and sockets, they don’t have PTVs, but at least the sockets are useful for long flights. The central screens on the wall were replaced by 37” ones, and the old CRT retractable screens were replaced with LCD screens. I guess that a long haul flight would be bearable on that plane, and much better than on a plane with the old Economy Class, which is quite uncomfortable.

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The view

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31" pitch

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Cabin view

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The socket b
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:38 am

Sorry guys, the post got cut in half, I am posting the rest of the report in a moment.
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:40 am

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Classic control panel

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Decent seat recline

Our assigned seats were on the back of the plane, my sister’s boyfriend is afraid of flying so when entering the plane we asked the purser if we could be reseated in the front of the cabin, she replied that there shouldn’t be any problem, she took note of our seats and asked us to wait until the closure of the gates.

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The view from my new seat

When it was departure time we were not leaving, the captain came over the PA and said that they were waiting for more cargo. At 18:40 the pallets arrived and were loaded in the aircraft. At 18:44 the gates were closed and a FA came to us and said that we were free to go to the front. After doing so the push back didn’t seem to start… After a moment or two the captain came over the PA again and informed us that the tow truck was damaged and that they will send another one as soon as possible. At 18:50 we finally taxied to runway 27L. Take off was powerful and there wasn't much to see outside. This time I didn’t buy anything from the cart as I was full of Starbucks' pastries. I noticed that the control panel of the seat next to me was not working, so I called the purser to inform her about that, the passenger who will seat there for the next long haul flight wouldn't like not being able to hear the audio or even to switch on the personal light. She said that she would report to maintenance in order to get it fixed. Descent and landing were fine and we parked with nothing to remark. We finally arrived in Madrid with a 20-minutes delay. At 22:45 we were waiting for our bags that came out at 23:00.

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Finally, pushing back

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Virgin's fleet (and went to the other side of the plane for take-off)

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Taking-off

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Up in the air again

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Leaving England

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Descending

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Reverse deployed, sorry for the blurry picture

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Nice neighbor

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After disembarkation

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New shops in the baggage claim area


Conclusion

The only thing I didn’t like about my trip was the charge for changing seats on the outbound flight, something that I don’t find adequate at all.

Ground staff were friendly and attentive at both airports. Crews were good too, nothing special but they did their job with good attitude. Although both flights weren’t punctual, it wasn’t Iberia’s fault and we were kept informed about the situation at every time. Airplanes were in good condition and comfortable. I also got very good value for money so I’m happy with Iberia.

I hope you have enjoyed reading my report and I’m really looking forward to reading your comments.

Next trip report will feature my end-of-degree trip to Thailand in February!

Un saludo,

Martín
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:29 am

Hi mfc

Thanks for the report. The Iberia A 340 flight between London and Madrid is becoming quite a classic with the airline enthusiasts. In any case, the cabins on both the A 321 and the A 340 look rather nice and well maintained. The only thing I'm a bit surprised about is that the A 340 does not appear to have personal screens for the inflight entertainment system. Is that just the case on the A 340-300 or does the A 340-600 have the same seat?

Quoting mfc (Thread starter):
The thing I liked most about London were the planes flying over the city, my sister and her boyfriend got tired of me saying “Wow! An Emirates A380!” “Look! That’s an Air Canada 767” etc. They didn’t understand how I am able to recognize planes in the distance.

I suspect that's probably something most people here on the forum can relate to. That's what's so nice about it!

Thanks for posting. Cheers,
William
 
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:34 am

Hi, nice TR!

Quoting mfc (Thread starter):
In September Iberia introduced a new fares structure that consist on three levels: Basic, Classic and Flexible.

Sadly, the fare structure is not up-to-date. One-way fares are still a lot more expensive than return fares. I think these "old" days (rules) are lot gone. Especially as sister-company BA is offering also a one-way structure...

Quoting mfc (Thread starter):
Basic fare does not include checked baggage or seat selection (at check-in the system assigns you a seat and if you want to change it you have to pay), Classic fare includes seat and one piece of checked baggage and the Flexible fare is what the name says. ... When I was checking-in online the day before departure the system assigned us 24D,E and F, when I tried to change them they wanted to charge 15€ per passenger!

A nightmare! I just bought a BASIC return-ticket for a one-way flight (as the ticket is much, much, much more cheaper than a one-way). Only problem, I have to pay for the luggage, which is on-line also much cheaper... But this is NOT possible. After more than 5(!!) phone calls to different IB help lines in different countries nobody can answer this simple question... Sometimes I was told that tickets issued outside of Spain don't allow advance booking of luggage; sometimes that on-line ordering is not offered at all... Hopefully IB will fix these problems asap.

Quoting mfc (Thread starter):
The plane was what Iberia refers as “342” ... Today Iberia doesn’t fly to Caribbean destinations anymore but the configuration seems to suit well in the current network.

What other routes (besides LHR) are served by the "342"?

[Edited 2014-01-04 02:43:25]
 
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:31 am

Quoting knightsofmalta (Reply 3):
Is that just the case on the A 340-300 or does the A 340-600 have the same seat?

It is only the case with A 340-300, A 340-600s are receiving the interiors of the A 330-300s: new Business Class, Economy Class with PTVs, mood lightning, wi-fi, etc. Nowadays 6 A346s have already been refurbished (EC-INO, -IOB, -JLE, -LEU, -LEV and -LFS)

Quoting debonair (Reply 4):
A nightmare! I just bought a BASIC return-ticket for a one-way flight (as the ticket is much, much, much more cheaper than a one-way). Only problem, I have to pay for the luggage, which is on-line also much cheaper... But this is NOT possible. After more than 5(!!) phone calls to different IB help lines in different countries nobody can answer this simple question... Sometimes I was told that tickets issued outside of Spain don't allow advance booking of luggage; sometimes that on-line ordering is not offered at all... Hopefully IB will fix these problems asap.

I agree with you, they should change the rules about one-way tickets. The problem with the luggage also happened to some friends of my sister coming from CPH last June, they were pissed off as they thought that Iberia wanted to charge them more, maybe they were right... In any case, I also hope that they will change that, as paying 30€ instead of 15€ is really annoying...

Quoting debonair (Reply 4):
What other routes (besides LHR) are served by the "342"?

They send them everywhere basically, depending on demand they change between the three types of A340s (346, 343, 342)
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:45 pm

Love IBERIA!  . Hope they resolve all their labor issues.
 
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:11 pm

Quoting mfc (Reply 5):
They send them everywhere basically, depending on demand they change between the three types of A340s (346, 343, 342)

Shocking! So even after all A346 & A333 have been equipped with PTV, I still might end on a 12hrs + flight to EZE on a non PTV equipped A342? What an inconstant product philosophy...
 
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:40 am

Hello Martin,

Muchas gracias for this nice report. I’m booked on the IB MAD-LHR widebody service myself in a few months and am of course curious as what to expect. I flew IB a few times to the Americas before (LIM, MEX,...) on their (retired) B743 and A343. Apart from the seats, not much seems to have changed. Still no PTV’s...

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when I tried to change them they wanted to charge 15€ per passenger! I was very upset about that, as I wasn’t told that the seat selection was an extra.

Hmm, not good. Are they also going this way  Wow! For longhaul just assigning a random seat on checkin and not being able to change it yourself is not a good feature. I’m booked on the BA codeshare, so let’s see how that turns out. I need my window seat in the back of the bus   

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which was in the southern end of the Terminal in a separated area from the other gates as UK is a non-Schengen country.

So you didn’t leave from T4S. Are all LHR flights going from T4 proper then or only the narrowbodies?

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I also noticed that the crew served glasses of water for free under request, something I hadn’t seen before on Iberia since the BOB service was implemented back in 2004. It’s nice to see that they serve water at least for free.

  

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The thing I liked most about London were the planes flying over the city

You surely didn’t go to London just for that lol!

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Well tucked away it seems. Not sure if all pax are able to find it.

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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:28 pm

Thanks for the comments!

Quoting debonair (Reply 7):
Shocking! So even after all A346 & A333 have been equipped with PTV, I still might end on a 12hrs + flight to EZE on a non PTV equipped A342? What an inconstant product philosophy...

Well, A346s are being refurbished and that takes time. A343s will be phased out in a few years, so I understand they don't install PTVs in that fleet.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 8):
Hmm, not good. Are they also going this way   For longhaul just assigning a random seat on checkin and not being able to change it yourself is not a good feature. I’m booked on the BA codeshare, so let’s see how that turns out. I need my window seat in the back of the bus   

That only applies for short haul and the cheapest fare. On the return flight I was able to select the seat for free at BA web page though. For long haul you can select your seat for free at check-in.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 8):
So you didn’t leave from T4S. Are all LHR flights going from T4 proper then or only the narrowbodies?

No, it was T4. It was a separated area for non-Schengen flights, I would say IB's LHR flights basically, as flights to Moscow, Morocco or Argelia depart from T4s, don't know why. BA operate from T4S, I think they should also change to T4 as it is much more convenient. A340 flights to LHR depart and arrive to/from T4S, a wide body could fit in some gates at T4 but I think that it's not convenient for IB to tow the plane from T4S to T4.

Quoting sultanils (Reply 8):
You surely didn’t go to London just for that lol!

Of course not  , but that was a nice feature. London was very nice, lots of things to see.
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:10 pm

Quoting debonair (Reply 7):
What an inconstant product philosophy...

Seems to be the European norm.. Flew AF MIA-CDG on a 744 with PTV and returned CDG-MIA on a different beat up 744 without PTVs...
 
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RE: Iberia To LHR, Return On The A340

Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:18 pm

Hi,

I haven't been on A.net in weeks and just as I'm about to post my report of an IB A340 trip, I spy yours  
Nicely done, and good report! Thanks

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