Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Montreal (YUL)/Calgary (YCC)/Vancouver (YVR), Canada from £1416/$1911/CA$2449 Round Trip

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

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British Airways Cancels Flights Between London & Abu Dhabi Over Ramadan For Operational Reasons

British Airways has canceled up to a dozen flights on its London-Abu Dhabi direct service at the start of Ramadan.

The cancellations will be in effect from next week and continue through to the first week of June, mainly because of the problems that the airline is having with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s Rolls-Royce engines.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Miami FL (MIA), United States from £696/789 €/$945 Round Trip

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

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British Airways Now Allows Avios To be Used For Seating Charges

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British Airways on Tuesday announced and launched the ability to pay for their seating charges using Avios.

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You have to keep in mind that British Airways is one of the few airlines that won’t allow even business class passengers without status to choose their seats for free in advance. Passengers can choose their seats without paying when the online check in opens except those that have purchase basic economy fare.

Should BA Allowed To Wet Lease Non-EEA Registered Aircraft With Crews From Qatar Airways (Again)? Send Your Comments To CAA!

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Flight Global was reporting earlier today (access here) that British Airways had filed an application with the CAA to wet lease three Airbus A330 aircraft from Qatar Airways with crews for June 1 – September 30, 2018-period.

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BA had similar arrangement with Qatar Airways while back when its Mixed Fleet flight attendants were striking and several single aisle planes from Doha were brought in to operate short-haul flights.

Compensation Clinic: British Airways Five Hour Delay For Cargo Door Coming Off & EC 261/2004

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This week the Compensation Clinic-piece comes from a Reader Question that we had last month (access here) where British Airways had denied a valid claim under the EC 261/2004 legislation.

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British Airways May Lease Planes From Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways’ Akbar Al Baker was in Wales yesterday to open a new route to Cardiff and seems to have broken news about British Airways possible wet leasing planes from its shareholder that has some excess capacity at the moment due to blockage.

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British Airways operates Boeing 787 planes with Rolls-Royce engines that need some emergency maintenance. Qatar Airways provided short-haul planes with crews to BA during the mixed fleet strikes in 2017.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS Manchester (MAN), United Kingdom to New York NY (JFK), United States from £1962/$2709 Round Trip

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

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REMINDER: Make Sure You Know What Your Destination Is!

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I had one of those mornings last Thursday when things didn’t quite go as planned. I was drinking green tea inside the BA’s Concorde Room at London’s Heathrow airport after arriving in economy from Hong Kong (got one more entry into the CCR before the card expired) and managed to miss my connecting flight to Brussels.

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For some reason, I thought that I was flying to Amsterdam that morning and was monitoring the flight that was scheduled to leave from the C gates. Made my way using the train to the C only to realize that my flight was leaving from A1 and the destination was actually Brussels!

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways / Iberia PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Basel (BSL)/Geneva (GVA)/Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland to New York NY (JFK/EWR), United States from 579 € Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia, and their basic season premium economy class instant purchase round trip fares between Switzerland and New York.

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Whine Wednesday: Late Arriving Elite Renewal Packages – New BAEC Card Arrives Two Months After Previous Expiry Date!

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Our Whine Wednesday this week is about new elite tier cards that often arrive extremely late, sometimes months after the old card expired.

Airlines still sometimes require to see physical cards in order to allow access to airport lounges even though the status is printed on the boarding pass already.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios 50% Bonus April 23 – May 8, 2018

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British Airways Executive Club has launched a new  Avios sale that comes with up to 50% bonus for purchases made between April 23 – May 8, 2018.

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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 Flight Attendant Goes Binge Drinking On A Flight From Singapore

British Airways flight attendant was sentenced this week in the UK court for having ten times the amount of alcohol in her blood than is the legal limit for someone working on a flight.

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Passenger had smelled the alcohol in her breath and told another crew member. Police was alerted and met the flight at the Terminal 5 in London.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS Inverness (INV), Scotland to Chicago IL (ORD), United States from £1714 Round Trip

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

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