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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Filed Under: Aer Lingus, British Airways
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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Filed Under: British Airways
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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Filed Under: British Airways, Chase
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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Filed Under: British Airways
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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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways 787 First Class
British Airways Selling Avios With 30% 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 a promotion on purchased Avios. It's not terribly compelling, but it's…

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Filed Under: British Airways
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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Filed Under: British Airways
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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Filed Under: British Airways, Chase
British Airways First Class Catering 1
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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Filed Under: British Airways
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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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
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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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
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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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways New First Class 3
British Airways Introduces First Class Suite With Door (Pictures)

British Airways now has its first plane featuring first class seats with doors... but don't get too excited. Historically British Airways' first and business class seats haven't exactly been industry-leading. First class was nothing special, and more…

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British Airways 777 First Class – 4
British Airways Threatens Those Who Criticize The Airline

British Airways has updated its Executive Club terms again. Just a few months ago the airline updated its terms to add a class action waiver and arbitration agreement, while now British Airways has updated terms to threaten Executive Club members who…

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Filed Under: British Airways
Rossiya 747
Yay: Rossiya Will Acquire British Airways 747s!

Several airlines have announced that they'll be retiring 747s as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though it looks like at least seven "queens" will live on at another airline. Around the middle of July it was announced that British Airways would…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Other Airlines
British Airways Gin
Hah: British Airways’ Special Centenary Gin On Sale

With airlines operating fewer flights than in the past, there’s a lot of excess inventory of just about anything you’d usually find on a flight. As a result, we've seen some items being sold directly to consumers, ranging from American Airlines' first…

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Filed Under: British Airways
Cathay Pacific First Class Watermark
Best Ways To Redeem British Airways Avios Without Huge Fees (2021)

British Airways Avios can simultaneously be one of the most valuable and one of the most frustrating points currencies out there. British Airways has a distance based award chart, meaning the currency is valuable in instances where other points wouldn't…

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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
British Airways A318 Business Class – 1
British Airways Retires A318, Cuts Iconic BA1 Flight

As an aviation geek it sure is a sad time in the airline industry, and particularly at British Airways. We recently found out that British Airways is retiring its Boeing 747 fleet, and now we're learning that the airline will be permanently ending its…

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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways A350
Great Deal: British Airways Double Avios Promo

British Airways has just brought back a double Avios promotion for upcoming flights. British Airways offered a similar promotion last year, though suffice to say that circumstances are a bit more dire for the airline at this point. British Airways is…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Flight Deals
British Airways Lounge Toronto – 4
Union Head Sends Scathing Letter To British Airways CEO, Threatens Strike

The head of the union representing British Airways' cabin crew has just sent a letter to British Airways' CEO. Not only does the union head threaten industrial action with immediate effect, but he also says that he's both "staggered and offended by [British…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Unions
Iberia Business Class
Should You Sign Up For A British Airways Household Account?

British Airways Executive Club is a unique frequent flyer program, and it has many features you won't find with other programs. For example, British Airways has a distance based award chart, opening up some great award redemption opportunities. One of…

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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways 787 First Class – 11
Earn British Airways Avios For Airbnb Stays

Airbnb has become a popular lodging alternative to hotels. There's obviously some crossover between those who fly frequently and those who need accommodation frequently. As a result, we've not only seen airlines forge partnerships with hotels, but also…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Great Deals