Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London, UK (LGW) to San Francisco, USA (OAK) from £1010 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways Business Class excursion fares between London and San Francisco.

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I first learned of this fare on FlyerTalk (access here)

Fare Details:

  • Fare: British Airways (BA) ILX4T4S4 LON to OAK
  • Booking class: I (Business Class)
  • Price: from £1010 (£471 Base Fare + Taxes & Surcharges)
  • Day/Time restrictions: permitted Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu on each transatlantic sector
  • Seasonal restrictions: permitted 07JAN through 28FEB
  • Flight restrictions: the fare component must be on any BA flight operated by BA on nonstop/direct flights
  • Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations for all sectors are required at least 14 days before departure
  • Minimum stay requirements: until the first Sunday after departure
  • Maximum stay requirements: 12 months after departure
  • Stopovers: No stopovers permitted
  • Transfers: No transfers permitted
  • Blackout dates: do not apply
  • Travel restrictions: do not apply
  • Sales restrictions: tickets must be issued on/before 14DEC 17
  • Changes: changes not permitted
  • Cancellations: Ticket is non-refundable

Examples of possible routings:

Price comparison:


I was able to find availability for January to February 2018 using Matrix:

Booking examples:

This fare can be booked on

Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents):


The following accruals were estimated for LGW-OAK round trip travel on BA operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.


It seems that BA is willing to match Norwegian Airlines prices ex-Gatwick, even in the premium cabins! The downside of this fare is the zero flexibility this fare offers, no changes and no cancellations.

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