Karim Benzema, Real Madrid figure, who will be looking to raise a new Champions against Liverpool. Photo: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez.
The Iberia Group will operate a total of 53 flights to Paris this weekend for the Champions League finals, which will face Real Madrid and Liverpool this Saturday at Saint Denis stadium in Paris.
In a statement, the Spanish company explained on Wednesday that it will offer, through its Iberia and Iberia Express airlines, total 18 charter and 35 regular flights which adds up to nearly 10,000 seats and will strengthen their operations throughout the weekend.
In particular, between Friday and Saturday the two airlines will have a total of 24 flights, of which 20 will be regular -nine on Friday and eleven on Saturday morning-, while the remaining four will be special routes. scheduled to meet demand.
All flights scheduled by the Spanish air group will allow fans to arrive on time to attend the match.
In dealing with the return to Spain, the Iberia and Iberia Express will offer seven flights running regularly on Sundays, in addition to four other additional connections.
Real Madrid fans in their last fight in the Champions League, against Manchester City. Photo: EFE/EPA/PETER POWELL.
Additionally, Iberia will operate 18 additional charter flights marketed by air brokers and travel agencies.
French striker Karim Benzema stressed at a press conference the “confidence” with which Carlo Ancelotti’s team reached the final and the certainty that it will be shown in Paris to achieve the fourteenth “Orejona”.
“The key against Liverpool is getting into the game to win,” Benzema said. “It’s a final against a very strong team, but we’re confident because we’re also strong. We have to look at our role, what we have to do on the pitch together, with our fans. We’re very confident for this fight and we will show it. ” on the field, “he added.
Karim is enjoying the best season of his career, with 44 goals in 45 games played in all competitions.
Benzema practices thinking about the final in Paris. Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP.
“I’m very proud of achieve it, it’s thanks to my teammates. It’s been a very good season for me in terms of goals, assists, plays, victories and trophies. I feel very happy,” Karim said.
Benzema saw a Liverpool very similar to the team they lost four years ago in the ‘Champions’ final in kyiv. “Nothing much has changed. He’s a good manager but we have to watch our game. We played against PSG, Chelsea and City, who are favorites.”
“We are very confident to go to Paris. Many things can happen in a final. You play outside. They put a lot of pressure. We have to hold on and play against or handle the ball depending on how they play,” he said. said.