Iberia Award Space Now Searchable and Bookable on AA.com


Iberia awards are now searchable and bookable on aa.com!

AA.com has been slowly increasing the number of partners bookable online. You can now search and book on aa.com:

  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • airberlin
  • British Airways
  • Finnair
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Iberia
  • Qantas
  • Royal Jordanian

Many other partners are not bookable on aa.com. They must be searched on ba.com or other places and booked by calling in.

American Airlines does collect fuel surcharges on Iberia flights, but they are much smaller than fuel surcharges on British Airways flights. Beyond fuel surcharges, American charges:

  • 30,000 miles each way between the United States and Europe on Iberia in economy
  • 57,500 miles each way between the United States and Europe on Iberia in Business
  • Iberia doesn’t have First Class

Iberia flies from Chicago, Miami, and New York to Madrid in addition to summer flights from Los Angeles and Boston to Madrid.

Unfortunately on a quick search on a few of those routes, I literally found zero award space. There is probably some, but very little. Iberia award space comes and goes. Sometimes it is considerably better than right now.

One route where I did find good award space in economy and Business Class is Sao Paulo to Madrid, which Sarah Page just flew (although she booked it for 42,500 Avios in Business Class not 85,000 American Airlines miles.)

Bottom Line

Although Iberia isn’t releasing much useful award space at the moment, it is good news that aa.com now shows Iberia award space, so you can search 11 months worth of it on any given route in just a few minutes.

Hopefully American Airlines makes all of its partner award space searchable online soon.

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  1. This is good news. It was a pain searching multiple sites. FYI- anyone looking MAD-MIA there is space for two in business on 29Oct, 8Nov and 15Nov. And also space MAD-LHR-MIA (IB/AA) on 15Nov.

  2. I see using miles is definitely challenging. I need 2 business class seats using miles on SOUTH AFRICAN air from JFK- Cape Town and return joburg – JFK. I am been told that those seats are rarely available. Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thx A MILLIOM!