On Sunday, August 25th, the new Airbus A320Neo arrived from Madrid to Zagreb with the flight no. IB3158/IBE31CD. The the flight was operated by the Spanish flag carierr IBERIA (IB/IBE), a member of OneWorld Alliance. This wasn't the first time that the A320Neo arrived to Zagreb. Occasionally, it can be seen landing at Dubrovnik Airport as well, on the flights from Madrid to Dubrovnik.
This aircraft, with registration EC-MXU, was built in May last year, and it was the first one delivered for IBERIA. It was named "Patrulla Águila", after an aerobatic team of Spanish Air Force, which flies with 12 Casa C-101 Aviojets.
So far, IBERIA took over 4 planes in this newest verson. They have ordered additional 14 A320Neos, 4 Airbus A321Neos and 8 Airbus A321XLRs. Since their first one in 1991, Iberia has had more then 150 Airbus A320 Family aircraft in its fleet, in three vesitions: A319, A320 and A321.
Photo © Avioradar (ZAG/25.08.2019.)