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British Airways – seat assignments

British Airways – seat assignments

  1. Anonymous

    Can you help make a post about British Airways business class seat assignments. When a passenger makes a booking, BA charges for advance seat assignments. It’s not cheap. From London to the US is about 100 pounds PER SEAT. However, if the passenger decides to change the ticket (i.e. change of destination, upgrade to first class, etc.), BA does NOT refund the seat assignment tickets.

    This is so frustrating. It’s the only airline I’ve heard of that charges for advance seat assignments in BUSINESS CLASS. And they won’t refund the price paid for the seat assignment if changes were made.

    Thank you for your awesome blog!

  2. MidSouthSkier

    Hi Caroline,
    yes, it’s a royal pain when BA does this. Ben did write a post about this awhile back about why it “sorta” makes sense on longhaul flights (like US-UK). [URL]http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/11/29/british-airways-business-class-seats/[/URL]

    I just hate that they do this even on intra-Europe flights where business class is no more than economy seats with an empty middle seat!

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