Hyatt Gold Passport British Airways Triple Avios May 1 – August 31, 2014

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Hyatt Gold Passport has a summer promotion for triple British Airways Executive Club Avios for stays between May 1 and August 31, 2014.

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You can start earning 1,000 bonus miles starting from your second stay during the promotional period and you can earn the bonus maximum of 14 times.

SriLankan Airlines Double Awards Miles Oneworld Promo May 15 – June 30, 2014

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SriLankan Airlines is joining the Oneworld Alliance on May 1, 2014.

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Oneworld Alliance members always have a promo offering double award miles on new member’s flights for few weeks after the joining.

Hilton HHonors British Airways Executive Club Promotion: Up To 3,500 Bonus Avios For Two Stays (April 1 – July 31, 2014)

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Hilton HHonors has a new bonus Avios offer for British Airways Executive Club member stays between April 1 and July 31, 2014.

Hilton HHonors British Airways Executive Club Avios Bonus April 1 June 30 2014

You earn 1,500 bonus Avios for first stay and 2,000 bonus Avios for your second stay during the offer period.

Le Club Accorhotels British Airways Promotion: Double Avios For Stays Between May 1 – December 31, 2014, Book By June 30

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Le Club Accorhotels has a new offer for British Airways Executive Club members that can earn double Avios for their stays between May 1 and December 31, 2014, that are booked by June 30.

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The booking window for this offer is open between April 1 to June 30, 2014, and this offer requires you to book 30 days in advance.

Avios Doppler Facebook Game: Prizes Of 9,000 To 100,000 Avios Per Week

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Avios has a new weekly Facebook game for the next 9 weeks for 9,000 to 100,000 Avios.

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This game is open for UK, Isle of Man and Channel Island residents excluding Northern Ireland. You must me member of British Airways Executive Club or the Avios UK shopping scheme to participate.

British Airways Buy Avios 25% Bonus (February 10 – March 23, 2014)

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British Airways has a new promotion for buying some Avios and getting maximum of 25% purchase bonus between February 10 and March 23, 2014.

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The bonus Avios is 15% for buying 5,000 to 26,000 Avios and 25% for buying 27,000 Avios.

IHG Rewards Club BA/IB Avios Earnings Update Mix Up (Reverted)

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Last week, I wrote about changes that IHG Rewards Club had done to stays credited to British Airways and Iberia Avios (read more here).

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Turns out that this was a mistake on IHG’s part. Seems that the airline had updated the old version of the BA & IB Avios earnings, when adding Hawaiian Airlines to its partner airlines.

Le Club Accorhotels British Airways Promotion: Triple Avios (January 1 – March 31, 2014)

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Le Club Accorhotels has a new promotion for triple British Airways Avios for stays between January 1 and March 31, 2014.

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You need to have British Airways Avios as your earning preference and have the auto-deposit enabled. You can read more about how to enable this target=”_blank”>here.

IHG Rewards Club British Airways & Iberia Avios Earning Changes

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IHG Rewards Club has changed the number of Avios that you earn on British Airways Executive Club and Iberia Plus effective immediately.

EDIT: I have requested clarification from IHG if this website update is a mistake.

Edit 2: IHG now has the BA & Iberia Avios earning reverted back: IHG Rewards Club BA/IB Avios Earnings Update Mix Up (Reverted)

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The number of Avios you earned used to be dependent of the dollar spend at the hotels except at the InterContinental properties outside of the Americas + InterContinental Alliance Resorts.

Avios UK 50% Off Long-haul Economy Sale (Select Destinations) & Reward Flight Savers At 1GBP

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Avios is a UK based shopping program with the same points currency as British Airways and Iberia Plus Avios. As a matter of fact, you can transfer Avios between these three different accounts. Avios, however, requires you to have an UK address.

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Avios has now reduced the number of miles required for eight long-haul destinations in economy by 50%, but you have to pay the very high fuel surcharges and taxes.

British Airways Club Europe (Business) Seat Pitch Reduced To 30 Inches?

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There is an interesting piece on the BusinessTraveller (access here) that claims that British Airways is in the process of ditching 34 inch pitch in Club Europe to same as in Euro Traveller (30 inches).

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This would match Lufthansa that has same pitch in business class as in economy. The middle seat would still be kept free in business class.

WSJ On British Airways Airline Food

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There is an interesting piece on the WSJ about the BA’s quest to have better and more tasteful airline food by adding some umami. You can access the WSJ piece here.

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The article notes that the food served on the plane has been cooked hours before, then chilled, wrapped and trucked to the plane, where it is later reheated.

Hyatt Gold Passport British Airways Double & Triple Avios Offer

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Hyatt Gold Passport is offering British Airways Executive Club members double or triple Avios for stays at participating properties between November 1 and January 31, 2014, but the stays must be booked by December 31.

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You need to request offer code AVIO23 at the time of making the reservation and make sure that the property posts the stay as miles instead of Hyatt Gold Passport points.

Frequent Flyers’ Lawsuit Over British Airways Fuel Surcharges Proceeds (Lots Of Court Documents Included)

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There was an interesting development on Friday on the lawsuit that four frequent flyers’ had filed against British Airways a year ago. The judge dismissed BA’s notion to dismiss the case and ruled that the case can proceed to the discovery phase.

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You can access the entire piece on Reuters website here.

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