British Airways Gold Guest List-Package Received With ZERO Tier Points

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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.

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker Strikes Again: “Low Cost Carrier” British Airways Deserves 2/10 Stars!

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Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al Baker – known for his controversial opinions – is back in the headlines after he gave The Times an interview where he gave British Airways a rating of 2/10, comparing it to a low cost carrier.

In the past Mr. Al Baker was a vocal critic when it comes to the competition, especially the U.S. and European carriers that were constantly lobbying against the ME3 in their home markets.

Airfare of the Day [Club World] BRITISH AIRWAYS Paris to Singapore from 1,511€

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class advance purchase round trip fares between Paris (CDG), France and Singapore (SIN).

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Alex Cruz Could Be The Next CEO Of SAS

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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 Invites You To A London Adventure!

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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!

British Airways Executive Club Alaska Airlines Earnings Table Effective March 31, 2021

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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.

British Airways Buy Avios Miles Promotion With 50% Bonus Through April 11, 2021

British Airways has launched a new sale that allows Executive Club members to buy Avios with a 50% bonus through April 11, 2021.

Executive Club has capped the number of Avios that one can purchase any calendar year before any bonuses at 100,000. The limit is raised during this sale to 200,000 (max 300K with the bonus).

British Airways First Class Home Meal Kits

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Feast Box, Do & Co, and British Airways have teamed up and developed four “First Class” home meal kits that those living in the UK can order.

British Airways recently sold excess first and business-class china and other items (read more here) that appear to have worked well.

Reader Question: Original Routing Credit When Moved From British Airways To Swiss First?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question via Facebook chat about getting an original routing credit with Alaska when BA rebooks on Swiss First due to a flight cancellation.

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British Airways Raises Short-Haul Avios Award Prices Without Advance Notice

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British Airways has today changed the number of Avios required for short-haul award flights in both economy and business class.

The price has gone up in all instances by 750 Avios when you choose the option with fixed redemption cost (not without any fees). BA tries to push you to redeem at full Avios that is a bad value proposition unless you have more Avios than you know what to do with.

Reader Question: I Want To Ditch British Airways Executive Club, Which oneWorld Frequent Flyer Program To Join?

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Today we have received a Reader Question about a possible new choice for a oneWorld frequent flyer program after leaving British Airways Executive Club (BAEC) for good.

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British Airways Extends Executive Club Tiers By 12 Months But Only If Your Collection Year Ends Between July 1 – December 31, 2021

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British Airways has today decided to extend some members elite tier level by 12 months, but only for those whose tier collection year ends between July 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.

BA has already decreased the number of Tier Points required for renewals and upgrades in the current qualification period by 25%.

Airfare of the Day [Club Europe] BRITISH AIRWAYS London to Milan from £168

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class sell-up round trip fares between London (LHR), United Kingdom and Milan (MXP), Italy.

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British Airways Advises/Forces You To Change Password Due To SITA Hack

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SITA, a company providing services to the transportation industry, including airlines, which also own it, was hacked last week, and frequent flier information of many airlines was breached.

Among many other airlines, British Airways sent out an email to affected members, but unlike others, it required everyone affected to change their account passwords.

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