British Airways Passengers Affected By The Strike: Remember To Collect Your Tier Points & Avios

British Airways pilots are striking today and tomorrow canceling all but handful of flights scheduled for these two days.

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Executive Club members who opted for refunds or who were rebooked on other airlines due to this strike activity should monitor their accounts that Avios and Tier points for these flights (even if canceled) are correctly credited.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios With 30% Bonus Through September 24, 2019

British Airways Executive Club today launched an Avios sale that comes with 30% bonus for purchases made through September 24, 2019.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios September 2019 Campaign

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 (max 300K with bonus).

Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Double Avios Through December 31, 2019

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Le Club AccorHotels has launched new offer for British Airways Executive Club member stays through the end of 2019.

Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Double Avios Fall 2019

Executive Club members can use double Avios for all stays that are booked September 2 – 30, 2019 and consumed by December 31.

CAA Probing How British Airways Handles Re-routings

British Airways “celebrated” is centennial anniversary this past Sunday trying to recover from the mess the airline got itself by sending out cancellation emails for flights that were actually operating.

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Concerned passengers couldn’t get through to the airline and made alternate bookings, only to find out that the airline had send out the emails erroneously. Now, the UK regulator is trying to find out whether British Airways complies with the EC 261/2004 regulation when it comes to rerouting requirements.

Industry Rumor: Alex Cruz To Vacate British Airways CEO Position Following Latest Round Of Comedy Of Errors

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There are some unconfirmed rumors swirling around that controversial British Airways CEO Alex Cruz will be leaving the company following a string of unfortunate situations over the years.

Cruz was named Chairman and CEO of British Airways 6 November 2015 and implemented drastic changes with the carrier that often drew lots of criticism.

British Airways Sending Out Flight Cancellations Emails Due To Pilot Strike

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BALPA announced earlier today its pilot strike dates for September (8, 9 and 27) and British Airways put an advisory up for its passengers.

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Now, the airline has started to confirm the flight activity (operating versus canceled) for the first two days and passengers have started to receive cancellation emails and text messages from the airline. The flight cancellations also take place on September 7 and 10 due to crew and plane rotations.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Atlanta (ATL), United States from £2,024 Round Trip

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

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British Airways Pilot Strike September 9, 10 & 27, 2019

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BALPA announced today that British Airways pilots will be striking for three days in September causing havoc for those scheduled to fly on the airline.

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The days affected are September 9, 10 and 27, 2019. There are likely spillover effects on the days prior to and after the strike, when crews and planes are out of rotations.

British Airways 100th Anniversary Birthday Treat To Select Executive Club Members

British Airways turns100 on August 25, 2019 and has celebrated this milestone occasion already by sending out pins to select lifetime Gold status members.

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A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded us an email that British Airways sent to him. Turns out that our reader shares his birthday with BA.

LAST CALL: British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios With 45% Bonus August 18, 2019

British Airways Executive Club launched an Avios sale the other weeks that comes with up to 45% bonus that is about to end. You must make the purchase by August 18, 2019.

British Airrways Executive Club Buy Avios Campaign August 2019

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 (max 300K with bonus).

Another British Airways IT Meltdown (August 7, 2019)

British Airways is facing IT issues again, as of Wednesday morning, and most short-haul flights at all airports have been canceled until noon (if not later). The airline has been using manual back up to get some flights off the ground.

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BA has put in place rebooking guidelines for affected passengers. Call centers can book on other airlines’ flights (as required anyway by EC 261/2004) or passengers can choose to fly on BA services between August 8 – 14.

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Valencia After Cabin Fills With Smoke

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British Airways had a serious incident involving smoke in the cabin during a flight from London-Heathrow to Valencia and made an emergency landing at the scheduled destination.

Flight BA422 LHR-VLC was operated by an Airbus A321 and even landed pretty much on time despite the incident, which apparently developed around the final approach.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios With 45% Bonus August 18, 2019

British Airways Executive Club has new Avios sale that comes with up to 45% bonus that is valid for purchases through August 18, 2019.

British Airrways Executive Club Buy Avios Campaign August 2019

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 (max 300K with bonus).

London Heathrow Tuesday Strike Suspended

More than 4,000 Unite affiliated employees were scheduled to strike on Monday and Tuesday this week at London’s Heathrow airport.

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The strike for Monday was canceled late on Sunday and now the Tuesday one is suspended as well, due to on-going negotiations with the airport management. The strike scheduled for August 23 and 24 hasn’t been called off (yet).

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