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Alaska Airlines has launched new promotion for those flying on British Airways and being Alaska Elites or crediting their flights to MileagePlan from Apri 1 to September 30, 2016.

Alaska Airlines MileagePlan British Airways Double Miles April 1 - September 30 2016

MileagePlan members can earn double awards miles on British Airways marketed and operated flights between Seattle and London plus MVP Gold and Gold 75 members will receive elite benefits. [click to continue…]

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In it’s most recent move of making flying a little bit less attractive, British Airways reduces the baggage allowance for their Club World Business Class Passengers from three to two pieces.

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The new regulation is valid for all tickets purchased after May 10th 2016 with frequent flier benefits for extra baggage allowance still applying. [click to continue…]

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When I had quite a few paid business class flights coming, I decided to go for the British Airways Gold (Oneworld Emerald) the other year instead of crediting the fights to American Airlines where I have lifetime Platinum status (Oneworld Sapphire).

British Airways Gold Guest List

Somehow over the past 12 months I ended up booking quite a few paid business class fares from Europe to Asia on Oneworld Airlines and managed to squeeze in one paid first class one as well. The fares have been very competitive lately. [click to continue…]

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British Airways has ended effective immediately Skyflyer Solo service for new bookings, although all existing ones will be honored.

British Airways Ends Skyflyer Solo

BA uses the Skyflyer Solo service name for basically unaccompanied minor service that parents had been able to purchase up to now. This means that children younger than 12 years old cannot fly by themselves without adult who is minimum of 16 years old. [click to continue…]

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British Airways Silver & Gold members + Oneworld Emeralds have been able to select seats in advance without having to pay seat selection fee. This has applied to non-Hand Baggage Only fares.

BA Silver & Gold Exit Row Benefit Downgrade

It was noted on Flyertalk (access here) over the weekend that British Airways no longer allows this, but has blocked all the exit row seats up to 72 hours before departure. This applies to all short-haul flights. [click to continue…]