Tenerife to Madrid to Chicago

Dan Spain (2009)

We got to the Tenerife Norte airport just before 6am, and there was a large crowd gathered outside – apparently the terminal didn’t even open until 6!  When it did open, there was a bit of a mad rush to get in line at the various counters, and we then had to wait for the Iberia counter to open.  Finally I got my luggage checked through to Los Angeles, and my boarding passes. Unfortunately it looked like I was going …

Chicago to Madrid to Tenerife

Dan Spain (2009)

After a relaxed break in Chicago, I flew on Iberia Airlines to Madrid. It’s an 8 hour long flight, and for the most part it was fine – I just relaxed with my iPod, and even got some sleep. However, apparently in the last month or so, they have an additional in-flight beverage service added to the schedule….. 1 hour before breakfast.  Which means, at the crack of dawn, the lights suddenly came up just to offer me a drink. …