British Airways Extending Lounge Access For Up To FIVE Guests July 14 – September 2, 2018

British Airways dropped me an email on Friday night regarding an amendment made to lounge access rules for travel between July 14 – September 2, 2018.

British Airways Executive Club Summer 2018 Guests

As a Gold Guest List member, I could guest up to five people traveling with me on the same flight to any of the BA’s “luxurious” departure lounges.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Dublin (DUB), Ireland to Los Angeles CA (LAX), USA from 714 € Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their premium economy class round trip fares between Ireland and California.

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British Airways Dream Tickets Promo: First Class Companion Fare London (LHR), UK to Cape Town (CPT), South Africa for £2,026 p/p

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British Airways is currently running a first class companion fare promo from London Heathrow to Cape Town as a part of their “Dream Tickets” offers.

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Compensation Clinic: British Airways EC 261/2004 Payment After CEDR Dispute Resolution Steps In

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This week’s Compensation Clinic-case from a reader whose British Airways flight back from Cyprus was delayed by a day. BA had first claimed weather but the claim was successful after using CEDR Dispute Resolution service.

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Airing Soon: The New British Airways & Comic Relief Safety Video Rolls Out In July

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British Airways and Comic Relief have been working on a new safety video which will be rolled out from next month (July 2018).

The video will first be featured on short haul flights and starting August introduced on long haul flights as well.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS Amsterdam (AMS); Netherlands to Bangkok (BKK), Thailand from £ 1,293/1,460 €/$ 1,695 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their 2nd level business class advance purchase round trip fares between Amsterdam and Bangkok.

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Flight Review: British Airways A380-800 Club World [BA269 LHR-LAX]

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Club World is that business class product almost everybody loves to hate. Since Alex Cruz took over as CEO customers have been experiencing cut backs on their premium product amenities. These criticisms made headlines for good part of 2017, prompting their former low-cost carrier CEO, Alex Cruz, to announce the roll-out of new dining concepts and amenities for their premium products before the year ended.

By BriYYZ (Flickr: British Airways A380-800 F-WWSC) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
A couple of weeks ago I got Op-Up’d from World Traveller Plus (which I reviewed last February) to Club World on my flight from Heathrow to Los Angeles, and here’s what I found on board my flight.

British Airways Cancels Several Thousand £195 ‘Bargain Fares’ It Sold To Tel Aviv / Dubai, Claiming Error

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British Airways, claiming an error, has decided to cancel several thousand tickets of customers who got in on a deal for £195 fares to both Tel Aviv and Dubai.

Passengers had already received their booking confirmations and e-tickets, yet the airline decided not to honor the sale of the flights which apparently had a base fare of £1 plus fees and airport taxes.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS Inverness (INV), Scotland to Chicago IL (ORD), United States from £1,716/$2,300 Round Trip

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their first class round trip fares between Inverness and Chciago.

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British Airways Pilot Who Had Three Double Vodkas Before Flight Jailed For Eight Months

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British Airways pilot who got caught trying to work under influence on a flight from London Gatwick to Mauritius was today jailed for eight months.

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Pilot had had some wine on a flight from South Africa the night before (as a passenger) and then three double vodkas with Pepsi during the day while trying to get some sleep before the night flight. He ended up being four times over the legal limit for a pilot.

British Airways Buy Up To 100,000 Avios via Vente-Privee

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British Airways Executive Club has launched new Avios sale using Vente-Privee’s French website.

Vente Privee British Airways Avios

You can buy up to 100,000 Avios from this sale at as low as 1.1 euro cent each. 

British Airways Fuel Surcharge Class Action Lawsuit Update

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Week ago, I wrote (access here) about British Airways class action lawsuit that had been brewing since 2006 where the airline was accused of collecting those nasty YQs without any consideration for the price of the fuel.

BA YQ Lawsuit

When I wrote the piece, I was wondering If I was part of the class too because I had been living in the US partially during the years. The above email just landed in my email inbox.

British Airways Pilot Who Was Four Time Over Alcohol Limit Likely Facing Jail Time

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British Airways pilot who was liquoring up when preparing for his evening flight to Mauritius from London Gatwick in January this year was told by the court yesterday that there is a very high chance that it will be an immediate custodial sentence when it is announced on June 12.

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There was the recent case where BA flight attendant went binge drinking on a flight from Singapore and had eight shots of vodka during the flight for “self medication” purposes (read more here).

Airfare of the Day: British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Toronto (YYZ)/Montreal (YUL), Canada to Mumbai (BOM)/Delhi (DEL)/Bangalore (BLR), India from $1,298/CA$1,714/Rs. 88,300 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their shoulder season premiyum economy advance purchase round trip fares between Canada and India.

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