A budget airline named Level (founded 17 May 2017) has launched and is headquartered in Spain. Level’s 2 Airbus A330-200 aircraft are currently operated by Iberia using the IB flight code, and is planning to operate 3 more A330s by 2018. The airline is owned by International Airline Group (IAG), which also operates Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. The launch comes after Alitalia’s administration, and the airline aims to use the cheap long haul model offered by Norwegian.
The airline sold 52,000 fares after 2 days of launching. The airline currently has 5 destinations including Los Angeles, Oakland, Barcelona, Punta Cana and Buenos Aires and is considering expanding to Rome and Paris. It uses the Avois frequent flyer program and a slogan “It’s your world.”
Level Logo. Credits: International Airline Group
Level Airbus A330-200 at Manchester International Airport. Credits: http://www.airliners.net/photo/Level/Airbus-A330-202/4372051