British Airways Club Europe A320 – 7

Ouch: British Airways Pilots Lose Flight Benefits After Strike

British Airways pilots have spent Monday and Tuesday on strike, bringing British Airways' operations to a standstill. While British Airways has had their fair share of strikes, it's incredibly rare to see their pilots go on strike, and this was the first…

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British Airways A350 Arrival

Ouch: Pilot Strike Grounds British Airways

I'm a bit surprised it's happening, but it is... Virtually all British Airways "mainline" flights are canceled today due to British Airways' pilot strike, and we can expect the same thing to happen tomorrow. I don't think Heathrow's Terminal 5 has ever…

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British Airways 787 First Class

Buy British Airways Avios With 30% Bonus

Often buying miles can represent a great value, especially for first and business class award redemptions, where redeeming miles represents a disproportionately good value. While it's not the most exciting promotion ever, British Airways has just rolled…

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British Airways 787 Watermark

Is The British Airways Card Worth It? (2019)

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 First Watermark

British Airways Card Award Surcharge Rebate: How It Works

This week some exciting new benefits were announced for the British Airways Visa Signature® Card, which is one of Chase's co-branded airline credit cards. I've reviewed the British Airways Visa in detail, and there are a few things that make it potentially…

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British Airways 777 First Class – 6

Review: British Airways 777 First Class

While I've flown British Airways first class many times before, there were a couple of things that would make my flight from London to Boston unique: -- This would be my first time flying British Airways' 777 first class; up until now I've only flown…

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British Airways 747

Oops: British Airways’ Accidental Flight Cancelation Emails

Yesterday British Airways pilots announced that they're going on strike September 9, September 10, and September 27, 2019. This follows a contract dispute between pilots and management that has been going on for quite a while. It's still possible that…

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British Airways 787

British Airways Pilots Announce Strike Dates

For weeks now, a British Airways pilots strike has been looming. Well, the dates are now official. The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has today announced that British Airways pilots will strike on September 9, September 10, and September…

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Apple

Earn 12x Avios For Apple Purchases

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. Whenever I make…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Great Deals
British Airways Club Europe A320 – 7

Review: British Airways A320 Business Class

To return from Mykonos to the US we decided to fly British Airways, given what a convenient routing they had available. Getting from Mykonos to the US same day without leaving at the crack of dawn is a challenge. Furthermore, it's great to be able to…

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British Airways Cabin Crew 2

British Airways Cabin Crew Are All Getting iPhones

British Airways has just announced the latest phase of their investment in improving technology and training, and it's an interesting one. British Airways has announced that all 15,000 of their cabin crew will be receiving iPhone XRs. The new phones…

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Inflight Wifi

Which British Airways Long Haul Planes Have Wifi?

Last October I wrote a post about the status of wifi on British Airways long haul aircraft, following my first British Airways flight equipped with wifi. It was a useful resource at the time, but almost a year later a lot of progress has been made, so…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Travel Technology
British Airways 787 First Class

British Airways First & Business Class Sale

British Airways has just launched a summer companion fare sale, for anyone looking for a last minute gateway. There are some things that make this sale unique: -- It's mostly for last minute travel -- It's a companion offer, so it's only valid if you're…

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British Airways A350 Business Class

British Airways Confirms A350 Madrid Training Flights

British Airways recently took delivery of their first of 18 Airbus A350-1000s. Not only is the A350 an awesome plane in general, but this will also be British Airways' first plane to feature their new Club Suites (their new business class seats with…

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British Airways 787

Court Of Appeal Approves British Airways Pilot Strike

We're one step closer to British Airways pilots going on strike, though goodness this sure is drawn out... A few weeks ago I wrote about how talks broke down between British Airways management and their pilot union over a new contract. Management had…

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British Airways A350

Gorgeous: British Airways Takes Delivery Of First A350-1000

It's not often that "gorgeous" and "British Airways" go in the same sentence, but I'll make an exception here. This weekend British Airways has taken delivery of their first ever Airbus A350-1000. They have a total of 18 of these planes on order. There…

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British Airways 787

British Airways Resumes Flights To Cairo

Last week I wrote about how British Airways suddenly suspended flights to Cairo as a security precaution. The airline flies once daily between London Heathrow and Cairo, and seemingly out of nowhere canceled flights for a week. As a British Airways spokesperson…

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