British Airways 787 Watermark

8 Reasons To Get The British Airways Visa

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is one of the better co-branded airline credit cards out there. It's a card that's in my wallet, and that I get substantial value out of. While I've written a detailed review of the BA Visa, in this post I wanted…

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British Airways 787 Watermark

Is The British Airways Card Worth It? (2020)

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is one of Chase's popular co-branded airline credit cards. British Airways Executive Club is a great frequent flyer program, so in this post I wanted to take a closer look at this card, especially in light of…

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British Airways Reopening Heathrow Lounges

Over the past few month we've seen a majority of airline lounges around the world close. This has been both due to lack of travel demand, and also because updated lounge protocols were needed to reflect the times. We're slowly seeing airlines start to…

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British Airways 787-10 Details: Cabins, Routes, And More

In the summer of 2019, British Airways took delivery of its first Airbus A350-1000, which represented a huge step forward in the carrier's fleet renewal efforts. The A350 is not only fuel efficient and a pleasure to fly as a passenger, but it's also…

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How To Use The British Airways Award Search Tool

British Airways’ award search page used to be the place to go when searching for award space on oneworld airlines. Now that American lets you book most partner awards online, the BA search tool isn’t as vital as it once was. Despite this, the tool can…

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British Airways 747

Is This The End Of British Airways’ 747 Fleet?

The 747 is an incredibly special plane. It changed global aviation, and it's also the most gorgeous plane in the world, in my opinion. We've seen airlines around the world retire the 747 long before the current pandemic, given that there are more fuel…

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Details: British Airways’ New Onboard Catering

Airlines around the world are adjusting service protocols in light of coronavirus. It's interesting to note the vastly different approaches that airlines are taking. For example, comparing premium cabin service: Lufthansa will continue to offer the same…

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British Airways Executive Club Extends Elite Status

British Airways Executive Club has announced plans to extend status by 12 months, and lower the qualification thresholds for those looking to earn status. While most programs announced similar initiatives several weeks back, it sure took British Airways…

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British Airways Raising Millions By Selling Lounge Artwork

We know airlines around the world are in a tough financial spot, but British Airways sure is getting creative when it comes to ways to raise money. The Evening Standard reports that British Airways is quietly selling off millions of dollars worth of…

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South Africa’s Comair Enters Business Rescue

It's not a good time for aviation anywhere, though it's an especially bad time for aviation in South Africa. South African Airways is being cut off by the government, and a new national airline is expected to be formed. On top of that, SA Express is…

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British Airways 777 First Class – 1

British Airways May Stop Flying To Gatwick Airport

British Airways has in the past couple of days revealed plans to significantly downsize in the near future -- the airline plans on laying off up to 12,000 employees, representing over a quarter of their workforce. With this downsizing, the airline is…

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British Airways A350

Ugh: British Airways Will Lay Off Up To 12,000 Employees

Unfortunately we've gotten to the point where just about any bad news in the airline industry doesn't come as a surprise. The latest bad news is that it appears a lot of British Airways employees will be without jobs soon... IAG, the parent company of…

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British Airways A380

Oops: British Airways A380 Crushes Taxiway

Airlines around the world are storing their planes. In some cases runways at major airports are being closed and are being used at parking lots, while in other cases airlines are parking planes at smaller airports. Well, the way a British Airways A380…

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British Airways 787

British Airways Pilots Get 50% Pay Cut, CEO Gives Up Nothing

It's times like these where airlines need great leaders... and then you have the CEOs of IAG and British Airways. Like most major global airlines, British Airways is in a dire situation. Just days ago, British Airways CEO Alex Cruz sent a note to employees…

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British Airways Picks Up 12 Heathrow Slot Pairs

Talk about a very nice but also very poorly timed gift for British Airways... Several days ago Flybe ceased operations. This was Europe's largest (formerly) independent regional airline. While the airline had been purchased by a consortium that included…

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British Airways 747

Ridiculous: British Airways Stops Allowing China Flight Refunds

Obviously the coronavirus situation is having an impact on the global economy, though there's no denying that airlines are among the hardest hit, due to the uncertainty and fear caused by it. For the most part we've seen travel brands be fairly reasonable…

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