Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their premium economy round trip fares between Norway and the United States.
This fare is being discussed on FlyerTalk (access original post here).
- Fare: British Airways (BA) TLW0T8S4 OSL to LAX
- Booking class: T (Premium Economy)
- Price: from £480 (from £270 Base Fare + Taxes & Surcharges).
- Day/Time restrictions: outbound – permitted THU through SAT on each transatlantic sector. Inbound – permitted SAT through MON on each transatlantic sector.
- Seasonal restrictions: from norway – permitted 28DEC through 19MAR or 31MAR through 13JUN or 16AUG through 09OCT or 07OCT through 10DEC for each transatlantic sector. To norway – permitted 14JAN through 28MAR or 10APR through 24JUN or 24AUG through 16OCT or 14OCT through 25DEC for each transatlantic sector.
- Flight restrictions: transatlantic sectors must be on any BA flights (including codeshares)
- Advanced reservation/Ticketing restrictions: reservations are required for all sectors. Ticketing must be completed at least 3 days before departure.
- Minimum stay requirements: until first Sunday after departure.
- Maximum stay requirements: 3 months after departure.
- Stopovers: stopovers not permitted.
- Transfers: 2 transfers permitted in each direction.
- Blackout dates: do not apply.
- Travel restrictions: do not apply.
- Sales restrictions: tickets must be issued on BA/IB.
- Changes: charge 180 € for reissue/revalidation.
- Cancellations: ticket is non-refundable.
Examples of possible routings:
I was able to find availability from March to June 2018 using Matrix, although Matrix lists this fare for £501:
This fare can be booked on British Airways for £480 (NOK 5300):
Fare construction (can be useful to travel agents):
The following accruals were estimated using wheretocredit calculator for OSL-LHR-LAX round trip travel on BA marketed and operated flights without considering any elite status bonuses or ongoing promotions.
BA seems to be in perpetual state of sale ex-Scandinavia to North America due to the fierce competition from Norwegian Airlines.
This is an excellent price for the World Traveller Plus product. I recently tried it and it is very decent (in case you missed it, you can access my flight review here).