Vueling A321

IAG CEO Explains 737 MAX Order

In mid-June at the Paris Air Show, IAG (the parent company of British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and Vueling) expressed interest in a surprising aircraft. The company signed a letter of intent to acquire 200 Boeing 737 MAXs, valued at $24 billion at…

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Filed Under: Aer Lingus, British Airways
British Airways 787

British Airways Pilot Strike Imminent

If you're scheduled to fly British Airways in the coming weeks, this is at least something that should be on your radar... British Airways and their pilots have been in contract negotiations for quite a while, and not a whole lot has come of those talks…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Unions
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British Airways’ Beautiful New San Francisco Lounge

British Airways has been investing significantly in their premium cabin experience. The airline has refreshed service in first and business class, is introducing an all new business class suite, and is also renovating their lounges. The first US lounge…

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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways 787

British Airways Faces £183m Fine Over Data Breach

In September 2018, details of a massive British Airways data breach went public. It was revealed that between August 21 and September 5, 2018, personal and financial details of customers using ba.com may have been compromised. Initial reports suggested…

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Filed Under: British Airways
Ba A350

Fly British Airways’ New Club Suite Within Europe

British Airways will shortly begin service with their A350-1000, which is an exciting plane for the airline. That's because this will be the first plane to feature British Airways' new Club Suites, which are their new business class seats featuring direct…

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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways Club Suite 5

Latest On British Airways’ A350 Routes

Today British Airways' very first Airbus A350-1000, with the registration code G-XWBA, performed its first test flight. This means that we should be just weeks from the plane entering commercial service. In this post I wanted to provide an update on…

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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways A350 1000

Real Photos: British Airways’ New A350 Business Class

We know that British Airways is soon introducing an all new business class product, which will be known as the Club Suite. This product represents a massive improvement over British Airways' current business class. The airline is going from offering…

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Filed Under: British Airways
British Airways Premium Economy Amenities 4

British Airways’ New Premium Economy Amenities

British Airways has been investing quite a bit in their premium product. Most notably, they've completely overhauled their business class soft product, and I've been really impressed. They've introduced new bedding and food, and this summer they'll be…

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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. So we've not only seen airlines forge partnerships with hotels, but also with Airbnb.…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Great Deals
Boeing 737 Max

IAG’s Massive, Eyebrow-Raising, 737 MAX Order

The Paris Air Show is going on right now, which has led to quite a few aircraft orders. However, this year it's Airbus with the edge over Boeing -- Airbus unveiled the A321XLR, while Boeing hasn't done a whole lot of anything, given their 737 MAX challenges.…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Iberia
British Airways Fathers Day

British Airways’ Brilliant Father’s Day Flight

Happy Father's Day to those fathers out there! Hopefully many of you were able to spend some special time with your family today. British Airways did something really awesome today that allowed some of their employees to spend time with their dads, and…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Videos
British Airways A350 1000

British Airways’ First A350 Emerges From Paint Shop

This is an exciting summer for British Airways, as they take delivery of their very first Airbus A350. The airline has a total of 18 Airbus A350-1000s on order, the first of which is expected to be delivered very shortly. What's most exciting about these…

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Filed Under: British Airways
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Hmmm: British Airways Will Make Their Own Sparkling Wine

British Airways is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, and they're doing all kinds of special things to commemorate that (including devaluing their award chart, apparently). They've now announced the next thing they're doing to celebrate their…

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Filed Under: British Airways
Finnair A350

Live: British Airways’ New Partner Award Chart

In late April British Airways Executive Club announced that they'd be making changes to their award redemption rates for travel on partner airlines. Rather annoyingly they said that changes would be made, but refused to officially share what those changes…

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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
British Airways 747

Redeem British Airways Avios Before Partner Award Changes

In late April I wrote about how British Airways announced they'd be adjusting their award costs for travel on partner airlines. While we don't officially know exactly what's changing, this is a reminder to redeem your Avios on partners ASAP, as the changes…

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Filed Under: Awards, British Airways
British Airways First Class

Is The British Airways Card Worth It?

The British Airways Visa Signature® Card is a pretty compelling credit card that a lot of people are eligible for. It has a generous welcome bonus, Avios can be invaluable for short-haul redemptions, the card has some unique perks, and it's easy to complement…

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Filed Under: British Airways, Chase
British Airways 787 First Class

Last Chance: Buy British Airways Avios With A 50% 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. It's worth noting that a promotion that was rolled out at the beginning of the…

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Filed Under: British Airways