Through June 13, 2013, British Airways is offering tiered bonuses on the purchase of Avios, up to the maximum of 24,000 Avios per account per calendar year. The bonus tiers are as follows: So basically if you max out this promotion you get 31,000 Avios for $685, making them ~2.2 cents per Avios. Is that [...]Show More Summary
For years now, profitable foreign-based airlines have offered newer, more luxurious aircraft than their poorer U.S.-based competitors. British Airways has had sophisticated entertainment systems in...
LONDON -- I'm window shopping for shares again, and there are plenty of goodies for sale. Should I pop International Consolidated Airlines Group into my basket? Two becomes oneWhen renowned European airlines British Airways and Iberia merged together in January 2011, it seemed like the sky was the limit. Show More Summary
LONDON -- International Consolidated Airlines (LSE: IAG) -- which was formed after the merger of British Airways and Iberia in January 2011, and is now one of the world's largest airline operators -- has disappointed the market and posted bigger first-quarter losses than previously expected. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - International Airlines Group reported wider first-quarter operating losses on Friday, as deepening trouble at its Spanish carrier Iberia wiped out progress at British Airways.
Our friends at British Airways are offering up a chance for you to win up to 60,000 Avios Miles that you can use for a free flight to the UK or any of the other destinations that British Airways flies. Please note, this contest requires the use of Facebook. Here are the prize details: The [...]Show More Summary
Flying through Glasgow? Like Whisky? You're in luck! Thanks to a match-made-in-heaven partnership between British Airways and Pernod Ricard, some travelers passing through Glasgow International Airport who prefer a scotch on the rocks (or served any other way) will be treated to special Whisky Bar and Snug. Show More Summary
Airbus recently snagged a $6 billion order from long-time Boeing customer, British Airways. Is this a sign of things to come?
Reader M.K. asks, Dear Gary, I have 161,878 BA Avios miles, built up almost entirely by getting the BA credit card, which we have since relinquished. The miles expire … this year. [We] are simply not going to be able to go to England this year (and anyway, we are repelled by the gasoline surcharges). [...]Show More Summary
I don’t know about you but I’m getting really really excited about the launch of British Airways’ fleet of A380?s coming this fall. They’ve released this amazing video showing you their first model getting its paint job. Follow all our A380 coverage here – along with details on flight plans. Show More Summary
Reader Daniel asked the following question on the “Ask Lucky” page of the blog: Do you know of any ways to see LAN availability for AA members within South America online? I’m trying to book some short hops in Chile / Argentina, and the smaller airports (IQQ, ARI, etc.) don’t show up on the BA [...]Show More Summary
With the launch of new British Airways flights to Colombo from London Gatwick this month, Sri Lanka is set to become an even hotter destination for long-haul British travellers. Whether it?s relaxing in a world-class spa, sipping freshly picked tea on a private terrace in the jungle, or dining on fresh seafood from the Indian [...]Show More Summary
Coroners have confirmed the body of a man found dead in the suburbs of London was almost certainly a stowaway hiding inside the landing gear of a British Airways flight from Angola. The Guardian is reporting José Matada was either dead...Show More Summary
British Airway’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner (G-ZBJA) in full livery seen at Paine Field earlier today. Photo by Brandon Farris. AirlineReporter.com writer Brandon Farris is currently tagging along with American Airlines to cover one of their Boeing 777-300ER delivery flights (story coming soon). During his adventure at Paine Field today, he was able to [...]
At list prices, the deal could total $12 billion.
Three weeks after it was mooted, British Airways has signed an MoU for a fleet of 18 Airbus A350-1000 medium sized airliners that could replace its 777-300ER services to Sydney before the end of this decade. The deal is also a very big win for Airbus, which has designed the A350 line-up to compete with [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - International Airlines Group unveiled orders for 18 Airbus A350 long-haul jets for its British Airways arm and said it was in further talks with Airbus and Boeing to secure more planes for Spanish unit Iberia.
Even though British Airways is champing at the bit to get their hands on the superjumbo Airbus A380, they aren't so quick to forget the original jumbo?the Boeing 747. Just last week, the airline gathered together some creative employees...Show More Summary
Through June 7, 2013, American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 35% bonus on transfers to British Airways Executive Club. The bonus is hard coded into the transfer ratio, so every 1,000 Membership Rewards points you convert gets you 1,350 Avios. As a result you can earn the bonus as often as you’d like. In [...]Show More Summary
Ameican Express Membership Rewards is offering a 35% bonus on transfers to British Airways Avios through June 7. Avios are most useful for short-haul non-stop flights (longer flights cost more points). And where there’s a fuel surcharge on a paid ticket British Airways adds that to the fees on a paid ticket. For transatlatnic travel [...]Show More Summary