British Airways 787
Self-Important Morons Fined For Abusing British Airways Crew

Three people have just been fined for their behavior on a British Airways flight earlier this year, as reported by The Daily Mail. I don't even want to call them "reality stars" because that's probably giving them too much credit, but my gosh these people…

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British Airways Arrivals Lounge – 27
British Airways Permanently Closes Airport Lounge Elemis Spas

It's becoming increasingly clear that so many of the services that have been cut by airlines during the pandemic in the name of safety won't ever return, as airlines realize that they like the cost savings. Here's the latest such example. As reported…

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Qatar Airways A350
Qatar Airways CEO Call British Airways “Two Out Of Ten” Low Cost Carrier

Qatar Airways' CEO, Akbar Al Baker, is the most outspoken and interesting man in the airline industry. While he has been a bit quieter than usual lately, fortunately he dropped some brilliant nuggets of wisdom in a recent interview. I've been blogging…

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Alaska Airlines First Class 737 – 4
Redeem British Airways Avios For Alaska Airlines Flights Online

With Alaska Airlines having just joined the oneworld alliance, there's an exciting development when it comes to redeeming British Airways Avios for travel on the Seattle-based airline. Alaska Airlines and British Airways have had a partnership that goes…

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British Airways 787 First Class
British Airways Selling Avios With 50% Bonus

Often buying points can represent a great deal, especially for first and business class award redemptions, where there's the most value to be had. British Airways has just launched its first promotion of 2021 on purchased Avios, and it's one of the best…

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British Airways Introduces At-Home First Class Dining

If you're in the UK, you could soon be enjoying a British Airways first class meal at home. British Airways has teamed up with catering partner DO & CO and food delivery service Feast Box to give people the chance to experience a British Airways first…

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British Airways Club Europe A320 – 8
Ouch: British Airways Devalues Short Haul Awards With No Notice

Well that's disappointing... As noted by Head for Points, this week British Airways Executive Club has increased the cost of short haul awards by 750 Avios one-way, without any sort of advance notice. British Airways Executive Club has a distance based…

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British Airways Lounge Jfk – 21
British Airways Executive Club Extends Elite Status

British Airways Executive Club extended status by 12 months back in 2020. The program has now announced yet another status extension for this year, meaning many members will have their status extended by another year (which is a trend I think we'll see…

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British Airways 747 First Class – 2
Retired British Airways 747s Headed To Bermuda?!

Could at least four former British Airways 747s live to fly another day?! Last summer British Airways made the decision to retire its Boeing 747-400 fleet effective immediately. At the time the airline operated the world's largest passenger fleet of…

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British Airways 777 Business Class
British Airways Gives In To Ghana’s Empty Threat

A few weeks ago Ghana's government made a totally empty threat against British Airways, and it seems like it worked... British Airways flies to Accra, Ghana. Historically the airline has operated its Ghana service out of London Heathrow Airport, but…

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British Airways First Wing – 1
British Airways Pays £130,000 For Baileys Slip

British Airways is being forced to pay £130,000 after a man slipped in a puddle of Bailey's at Heathrow... but perhaps the case isn't quite as frivolous as it sounds. On November 11, 2017, Andreas Wuchner was flying from London Heathrow to Zurich with…

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Aer Lingus Business Class Seat Watermark
Which US Avios Credit Card Should You Apply For?

There are three credit cards in the US that earn Avios, which is the points currency of International Airline Group (IAG) carriers. These three cards include the: Aer Lingus Visa Signature® Card (review) British Airways Visa Signature® Card (review)…

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British Airways 777
Oh My: Ghana Threatens British Airways Over “Unfavorable” Gatwick Flight

British Airways plans to make some changes to its Ghana service, and the country isn't happy about it... As of March 28, 2021, British Airways plans to operate its daily service to Accra from Gatwick Airport rather than from Heathrow Airport. The airline…

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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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Speedbird Cafe Sandwich
British Airways’ New Economy “Speedbird Cafe”

In 2017 British Airways started charging for all food and drinks in short haul economy. British Airways became the first major, "full service" European airline to have such a policy, and it's something that other airlines have adopted since. During the…

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British Airways A350 Business Class – 46
British Airways Restoring Service In First & Business Class

British Airways will be restoring most of its standard first and business class service in a few weeks, after significantly cutting it back in the spring of 2020. A few weeks ago these changes were first rumored, but they've now been confirmed by British…

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Ba Plane Catches Fire
Sad: Retired British Airways 747 Catches Fire

In July, British Airways announced that it would retire all of its Boeing 747-400s prematurely, given the impact that the pandemic has had on air travel demand. The airline had 28 Boeing 747s, which were an average of 23 years old. As any avgeek can…

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British Airways 777 First Class – 43
British Airways Selling First Class Service Items

If you want to recreate the British Airways first class experience at home, you now have the opportunity to do so. To be clear, we're talking about the former British Airways first class experience, and not the current one, which includes picnic boxes…

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British Airways 777 First Class – 51
Transfer Chase Points To Avios With 30% Bonus

Chase has just launched a promotion if you convert your Ultimate Rewards points into Avios. Historically Ultimate Rewards has offered the fewest transfer bonuses of the major transferable point currencies, but that's a trend that we've seen change in…

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Hot Food Returns To British Airways Long Haul Flights

British Airways is bringing back hot food in all cabins on long haul flights, but don't get too excited... At the beginning of the pandemic we saw airlines around the world adjust inflight service, in order to reduce contact and minimize the amount of…

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British Airways Club Europe A320 – 9
British Airways Secretly Raised Award Prices

If there’s any airline we’ve got a love/hate relationship with around here, it’s British Airways. They release the most award seats in premium cabins between the US and Europe of any carrier, but the fees are outrageous. Want to fly first class from…

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British Airways A350 Club Suite
Wow: British Airways Offering 50% Off Award Tickets (Last Chance)

A week ago British Airways launched its most lucrative award sale ever, though it goes without saying that this isn't exactly an easy time to travel internationally. Well, if you've been considering this promotion but haven't yet booked a flight, this…

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British Airways 787
Wow: British Airways CEO Alex Cruz Steps Down

There are some major leadership changes coming at International Airline Group (IAG), which is the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and Vueling. British Airways CEO Alex Cruz will be stepping down from his role effective immediately,…

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