Tag: British Airways

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios 50% Bonus November 13 – 17, 2017

British Airways Executive Club has launched a new  Avios sale that comes with up to 50% bonus for purchases made between November 13 – 17, 2017.

British Airways Executive Club Avios Sale November 2017

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

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS Inverness (Scotland) to New York City from £1814 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways First Class fares between Inverness and New York City.

I first learned of this fare on FlyerTalk (access here).

REMINDER: British Airways Blocks Cathay Pacific Online Award Availability Approximately Within A Week Of Departure – May Be Available Calling

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British Airways started selectively blocking partner awards from close in online bookings last year and merely returns a message that no awards availability exists when that is not the case.

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The airline that is mostly affected with this is Cathay Pacific (S7 was briefly too) and its routes within Asia-Pacific that are almost all blocked within a week of departure. British Airways claims that this is to combat “fraud” but I would assume that the real reason is cash.

British Airways & Mixed Fleet Settle Pay Dispute

British Airways Mixed Fleet cabin crew today overwhelmingly voted in favor of approving the pay and benefit deal negotiated between the airline and their trade union.

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The flight attendants will see their salaries increase by £1,404 to £2,908 by March 2018 and the profit sharing and travel benefits will not be affected.

British High Court Judge Who Complained 33x About His Lost Luggage During 3 Billion Pound British Airways Collusion Case Just Retired

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Remember the British High Court Judge who complained 33 times to British Airways barrister about his personal luggage issues while presiding over a 3 Billion Pound collusion case? Well, he just retired!

Justice Peter Smith was suspended for 18 months (with full pay) and less than a week away before facing a disciplinary hearing, certainly a good time to retire.

British Airways Avios + Cash 25% Part Payment Discount For Travel Until March 31, 2018 (Book By November 5)

British Airways has launched new offer for Executive Club members in the UK that can save 25% on the cash component when they partially pay with Avios.

British Airways Executive Club Avios Part Payment Discount

This offer is valid only from select routes from Manchester and London City airports for travel through March 31, 2018, that are booked by November 5.

Oneworld Status Match Opportunities For Airberlin Topbonus Members

Airberlin as an airline will close the shop this week. The last flight should operate this coming Friday. NIKI, the Austrian arm, will continue fly.

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There are now several official matches from number of Oneworld airlines that are trying to get Topbonus elite members to match their status. Topbonus as a program may continue to exist as Etihad owns 70% of it. The most obvious choice would be for Etihad simply to merge it with their Guest.

British Airways Executive Club Airberlin Status Match Offer + Bonus Avios For Germany Sign Up By November 30, 2017

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British Airways has now launched a new offer to get Airberlin Topbonus members to sign up for their Executive Club and start collecting Avios.

British Airways Executive Club Airberlin Status Match Offer + Bonus Avios For Germany

Topbonus elite members will get Bronze status and 4,500 bonus Avios for sign up. Seems that members can get 9,000 additional Avios by flying 4 British Airways coded and operated segments by December 31, 2017.

Hilton Honors British Airways Executive Club Triple Avios October 15 – January 30, 2018

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Hilton Honors has launched new bonus offer for British Airways Executive Club member stays between October 15 – January 30, 2018.

Hilton Honors British Airways Executive Club Triple Avios October 15 - January 30 2018

Executive Club members can earn triple Avios for their stays that are also booked within the same period.

Watch Out For UK & Ireland Flight Cancellations & Delays On Monday & Tuesday

There is a rather late tropical storm on Atlantic that has hit Ireland and UK today causing flight delays and cancellations.

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British Airways has issued a travel waiver on its website (access here) dealing with flights from select airports over these two days.

British Airways Buy Up To 100,000 Avios At 1.1+ Euro Cents Each Through October 19, 2017

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British Airways has teamed up with Vente Privee France (again) to offload Avios for consumers wishing to purchase some with a discount through October 19, 2017.

Vente Privee British Airways Executive Club Avios

Avios has launched separate packages from 2,000 to 35,000 Avios that you can purchase (max amount is 100,000 Avios and up to 3 packages each).

British Airways Executive Club Double Avios Offer October 11 – December 31, 2017

British Airways Executive Club has launched their double Avios offer for travel flown and ticketed between October 11 – December 31, 2017.

British Airways Executive Club Double Avios Fall 2017

The offer is valid for up to 8 sectors during this period and for all Executive Club members except those those whose addresses are in United States, Canada, Mexico or South Africa.

British Airways Executive Club 35% Hotels Points To Avios Conversion Bonus September 22 – October 31, 2017 (Select Programs)

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British Airways has launched a conversion bonus to get people with hotel points balances to transfer those to Executive Club Avios.

British Airways Executive Club Avios September Campaign

You can get a 35% bonus for transfers that are made from select programs between September 22 – October 31, 2017

Airfare of the Day: British Airways San Francisco to Amsterdam ECONOMY CLASS $427 (Round Trip)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways basic season round trip instant purchase fares between San Francisco and Amsterdam.

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