Compensation Clinic: British Airways Flight Cancellation & EC 261/2004

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a Compensation Clinic-case from a British Airways flight cancellation ex-Los Angeles that lead to EC 261/2004 claim.

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to New York NY (JFK), United States from 674€ Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their premium economy class promotional round trip fares between Amsterdam and New York. This fare can be routed via London (LHR) on British Airways codeshares.

Photo credits: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bryansjs/25072861982

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British Airways “Online Checkin Is Not Available On Your Flight” Error

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British Airways has very annoying feature on their online check-in that keeps returning these error messages often.

BA Online Check In Not Available Error

Last week when I was in Mexico City, I couldn’t do the check-in online because of this “Online checkin is not available for your flight” message when in fact it is. The error is only due to BA’s incapability to handle complex itineraries.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Chicago IL (ORD), United States from £1,873 Round Trip

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

Photo credits: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giuseppemilo/19491830665/

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Bangkok (BKK), Thailand from 1,445€ Round Trip

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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.

Photo credits: https://www.flickr.com/photos/volvob12b/11426411713/

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways / Iberia BUSINESS CLASS London (LGW), United Kingdom to Barcelona (BCN), Spain from £159 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Iberia and their basic season business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between London and Barcelona.

Photo: LoyaltyLobby stock.

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British Airways Extending Lounge Access For Up To FIVE Guests December 14 – January 6, 2019

British Airways has been sending out emails to select Executive Club members about relaxed lounge access rules for travel between December 14 – January 6, 2019.

BA Gift Box Email

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.

British Airways Fuel Surcharge Class Action Lawsuit Avios Posted

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British Airways just made Avios deposit to my Executive Club account with a description “Avios Adjustment – Dover v BA Settlement Avios Compensation”.

British Airways Class Action Settlement

The airline had been accused since 2006 collecting fuel surcharges that didn’t have any correlation on the price of the fuel itself. You can access my previous pieces on this class legislation case here and here.

British Airways Executive Club Buy & Gift Avios 50% Bonus Through December 16, 2018

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British Airways Executive Club has launched a new Avios sale that comes at up to 50% bonus for purchases made through December 16, 2018. This offer is open for members in the US and UK.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios December 2018 Sale

British Airways has capped the number of Avios that one can purchase any calendar year before any bonuses at 100,000 that has been lifted during this sale to 200,000.

British Airways To Introduce Electronic Baggage Tags (For A Fee) Starting January 2019

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British Airways is currently advertising the launch of a new digital bag tag option beginning next month, allowing users to synchronize the tag with flight details held in their BA app and circumvent printed tags.

After first experiments involving electronic baggage tags about six years ago lead to nothing Ba now makes a comeback to try again.

British Airways Buy Up To 100,000 Avios Via Vente-Privee Through December 15, 2018

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

British Airways Vente Privee Avios

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

Whine Wednesdays: British Airways Royal Jordanian Flight Crediting Scam

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This week Whine Wednesdays deals with continuing issue trying to get Royal Jordanian (RJ) flights credited to British Airways (BA) Executive Club.

Royal Jordanian

Out of my five Royal Jordanian flights over the past 12 months only ONE has automatically credited to BA, although the frequent flier number along with the status have been correctly displayed on the boarding passes. British Airways also makes retroclaiming RJ flights very cumbersome.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Johannesburg (JNB), South Africa from £2,299 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their first class promotional fares between London and Johannesburg.

By Marcello Casal Jr./ABr – ABr, CC BY 3.0 br, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10878897

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Reader Question: $21K In Fraudulent Charges Due To British Airways Hack & HSBC Refuses To Dispute?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a message via Facebook about an unfortunate incident that appears to be due to British Airways data hack that leaked credit card numbers with CVVs of close to 400,000 passengers that had purchased tickets from the airline.

British Airways Cruz

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