Airfare of the Day: British Airways/Iberia Premium Economy New York NY (JFK), USA to Madrid (MAD), Spain from $816 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their premium economy round trip fares between New York and Madrid.

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Fare Details:

  • Fare: British Airways (BA) TLN3Z2S5 TKN3Z2S5 NYC to MAD
  • Booking class: T (Premium Economy)
  • Price: from ‎$816 (from $420 Base Fare + Taxes & Surcharges).
  • Day/Time restrictions: do not apply.
  • Seasonal restrictions: TLN3Z2S5 permitted 24DEC Through 06APR or 30OCT through 15DEC for each transatlantic sector. TKN3Z2S5 permitted 07APR through 05JUN or 23AUG through 29OCT or 16DEC through 23DEC for each transatlantic sector.
  • Flight restrictions: The fare must be on any BA flights, including IB codeshares.
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations are required for all sectors. Ticketing must be completed at least 3 days before departure.
  • Minimum stay requirements: 3 days after departure.
  • Maximum stay requirements: 6 months after departure.
  • Stopovers: stopovers not permitted.
  • Transfers: 2 transfers permitted in each direction.
  • Blackout dates: do not apply.
  • Travel restrictions: valid for travel commencing on/after 06MAY 17.
  • Sales restrictions: tickets must be issued on BA stock.
  • Changes: charge $275 for reissue/revalidation.
  • Cancellations: ticket is non-refundable.

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I was able to find availability from February to May and from August to December 2018 using Matrix:

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This fare can be booked on Priceline:

Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents):


The following accruals were estimated using wheretocredit calculator for JFK-MAD round trip travel on BA marketedIB operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.


This fare is BA selling IB Premium Economy seats for $400 cheaper than IB! It doesn’t seem to have an expiration date, so sales are open until EOS. Non-cancellable and with expensive change fees: book with caution.

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