View from the Wing’s expose on AA fuel surcharges is damning, but even with properly charged taxes/fees it just rarely makes sense to use your American miles for British Airways longhaul economy class flights. Rule #1 in booking award...Show More Summary
American AAdvantage adds fuel surcharges to awards on British Airways and Iberia. They’re fairly de minimis for Iberia flights, but for British Airways it makes awards too costly to often be worth it. For coach tickets it’s silly, you pay almost as much as a ticket costs. Show More Summary
Hong Kong law doesn't allow fuel surcharges on travel originating there. Even British Airways, for instance, doesn't add fuel surcharges to Hong Kong - London flights. Nonetheless, American Airlines was hitting customers with these fuel surcharges anyway. Show More Summary
From the 1st September – LoganAir will conclude its franchise agreement with FlyBe. Instead the Scottish airline will flying under its own colours. Yesterday – after some delay – the airline signed a code-share agreement with British Airways. Show More Summary
It appears the viola falls, as ever, between the violin (welcomed aboard) and the cello (buy an extra seat). From Rachel Roberts: Support the arts, don’t fly with British Airways! Had to pay 270.70 euros for a seat ticket for my viola in Dublin yesterday whilst traveling back from Kilkenny festival. My viola […]
A reader asked me how to find partner space in South America. This is how to do it in general. I’m thinking of swinging through Argentina in January. In addition to seeing Buenos Aires I’d like to see the Iguazu Falls. They look absolutely...Show More Summary
British Airways has recently been in the news for updating their business class soft product. Since then, they have also opened their new First Wing at Heathrow. The airline also has planned to improve their lounges at JFK, and opened a new one at Gatwick. In terms of routes, British Airways recently announced a new […]
British Airways operate a single return flight which gives passengers an experience akin to a private jet. The flight is operated by the Airbus A318 and features just 32 seats in an all business class configuration. Looking at a timetable will show the flights listed as BA 1 and BA 2. Do the flight numbers […]
British Airways has often considered itself a premium airline. However, they have for a long time lagged against their competitors. The airline has recently announced an innovation. British Airways’ premium partnership is meant to start to bridge the gap between BA and their competitors. The airline has partnered with the White Company for their Club […]
Der Check-in verlief problemlos, allerdings sind die Wartezeiten deutlich gestiegen, seit Anfang des Jahres keine BA eigenen Mitarbeiter mehr den Check-in erledigen. Aber sei’s drum, keine fünf Minuten später sitze ich in der schönen JAL Lounge, welche BA in Frankfurt nutz. Show More Summary
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I’ve carried the card in the past, and am thinking of picking it up again. I’d mainly be doing this to pick up the bonus, but I’m also very disenchanted with AA’s elite status. I’ve written about this in the past and pivoted to Alaska...Show More Summary
Neuigkeiten zu Strecken und Routen hatten wir in der letzten Zeit einige. Hier die Ankündigungen von airberlin, Austrian, Lufthansa und mehr. Auch British Airways kündigt eine neue Route und weiterhin eine interessante Änderung der Maschine an. Show More Summary
A Week in the Gulf: QR J, EK J, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE Introduction, Planning, and Booking Qatar Airways JFK Check-in and British Airways Galleries Lounge Review Qatar Airways A350 Business Class JFK-DOH 24 Hours in Doha DOH oneworld...Show More Summary
It’s been leaked for a week or so, but it seems that British Airways next new North American service will be Nashville TN. British Airways Boeing 787-8 at Toronto Pearson Airport – Image, Economy Class and Beyond The new service will...Show More Summary
British Airways AARP discount drops the price of San Jose SJC to Oslo from $496 to $431.36 round trip for travel beginning October 2017. AARP membership is $12 and not age restricted. British Airways San Jose SJC – London LHR – OsloShow More Summary
Strikes, computer meltdowns, crippling delays and passengers in revolt. British Airways could not have created a greater customer service catastrophe if it had done so deliberately.
British Airways will start flying from London Heathrow to Nashville from May 2017. The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner will operate the service which is the only direct flight between Europe and the capital of Tennessee. Rumours of the new five times weekly service have been around for a little while so it is great to see […]
That will come May 8, when British Airways begins using its Airbus A380s for one of its existing flights between Chicago O’Hare and London Heathrow.
We’re not telling you to do this, we’re just saying mistakes happen… Is there anything more infuriating than finding the perfect flights, preparing to shell out (a lot) of money, only to find that a fee is being added on just to payShow More Summary