IAG, the parent company of British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, and Vueling, has been saying for a while that they plan on starting a new longhaul low cost carrier. Legacy carriers globally are struggling to compete with Gulf carriers (like Emirates) as well as low cost carriers (like Norwegian).There New Budget Air Call Level Operated Few Days Ago,They Fly From Barcelona(BCN)-
- Oak Land(OAK),Starting from June 2,Twice Weekly
- Los Angles(LAX),Starting from June 1,Three Times Weekly
- Buenos Aires(EZE),Starting from June 10,Three Times Weekly
- Punta Cana(PUJ),Starting From June 17,Twice Weekly
They Will Soon Expand There Destinations To Other Cities in Europe.They Will Fly an 2 Airbus A330-200 in Two Class Configuration,Compare To American Airlines,Which Has Total Seat of 258 Seats, They Managed to Staffed 56 More Seats!
Like Many Long-Haul Budget Airs,They Have 3 Rows of"PREMIUM" Cabin in 2-3-2 Configuration,Which Has 37 inch of Pitch,Mean While There Rival Norwegian Has 46 inch of Pitch,This is a Huge Difference,9 Inch on a long-Haul Can Turn Joy ToAnger.
A Total of 293 Coach Class in 2-4-2 Configuration,Seems A little Bit of Surprise By Not in 3-3-3 Configuration Like Air Asia,Cebu Pacific.Each Seat Has 30 inch of Pitch, Compare To Singapore Airlines Which Have 32 Inch of Pitch Each Seat is Not a Big Deal.
They Operated With Iberia Planes And Crews,Price A GOING A LITTLE Bit of Wild,
As You Can See Basic Coach Class Cost178 Euros($200),PREMIUM Cabin For 490Euros($553)It is Very Cheap,But You Get What You Pay For!So you can not expect much.