Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to AA/BA/IB/AY and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between new York (JFK), USA and Barcelona (BCN), Spain.
British Airways Doubles Guaranteed Rewards Availability + Temporarily Makes 250,000 More Seats Available
British Airways has a guaranteed number of reward seats available for its Executive Club members on each flight that the airline has decided to double.
BA has also made 250,000 additional reward seats available for travel from July 28, 2021. These changes also apply for BA CityFlyer flights ex-London City Airport (LCY).
British Airways has launched double tier points offer for Holiday Package bookings ex-UK.
Executive Club members’ outbound travel must occur between June 9 – September 30, 2021, and the booking must be a minimum of five nights.
Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their business class non-discountable round trip fares between Atlanta (ATL), USA and Rome (FCO), Italy, also available on BA/IB/AY codeshared flights.
British Airways is conducting a trial with Pelican Covid-19 Ultra Rapid tests that should yield a result within 25 seconds.
The trial is not a public one but conducted by testing BA’s flight and cabin crew that is also tested using more traditional methods. The test has been approved for use in the UK and Europe and still waits for US approval.
A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding a British Airways flight cancellation in 2020 (eligible for a refund), but when phone lines were busy, and the website didn’t offer a refund option, the reader had agreed to a credit.
British Airways Executive Club just sent out a Gold Guest List-renewal package to my address in Helsinki for a membership year, during which I had credited ZERO Tier Points to the program just a couple of LATAM flights (no longer qualifying).
This is per BA’s status extension policy that I believe that they need to roll out for at least an additional year due to all the travel bans in place and a limited network of BA flights.
The current CEO of Scandinavian Airlines System, usually referred to as just SAS or Scandinavian Airlines, has announced his intention of leaving the airline. The search for the new head of the airline has begun.
Sky News was reporting yesterday that one of the people’s considered for this position is the ex-CEO of British Airlines, Mr. Alex Cruz, who found Clickair, who Vueling later acquired that itself was bought out by IAG, now the parent of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling, and LEVEL.
British Airways continues sending out automated emails that are tone-deaf, considering the travel restrictions in place to and from London
The airline invites you first to pick up the more virulent UK mutation of the Covid-19 and then spread it worldwide!
Alaska Airlines today joined the Oneworld Alliance, American Airlines being the sponsoring entity (and their west coast alliance likely the reason behind this tie-up).
Oneworld Alliance airlines should today publish their updated mileage earnings charts for Alaska Airlines flights, many have been partners already previously, and the award bookings should be possible as well.