British Airways Posts

Booking My US Airways First Class Award with No Fuel Surcharges

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British Airways flights have traditionally been one of the harder products to redeem for. Not because of their lack of availability or program restrictions but because they were just so darn expensive. It didn't matter if you were using British Airways Avios or ...

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US Airways Now Adding Fuel Surcharge to British Airways Award Tickets

An update on my story earlier this week on No Fuel Surcharges on British Airways Awards with US Airways Miles: as expected, a memo went out today to Dividend Miles agents today instructing them to include fuel surcharges on British Airways award flights.

There is mixed reports that ...

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No Fuel Surcharges on British Airways Awards with US Airways Miles

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Since US Airways joined oneworld, the carrier has not imposed fuel surcharges on British Airways award flights. Considering fuel surcharges run more than $800 r/t for Europe and much more if you continue on to Asia or Africa, this has been a secret boon for those redeeming US Airways Dividend ...

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United's Team USA Olympic Videos

U.S. companies are never hesitant to remind us of their support for Team USA in the biennial winter and summer Olympic games. Olympic logos tend to appear near the corporate logo and special ads are taken out as the games draw close. Airlines are in a unique position because they transport ...

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British Airways Galleries Lounge - T5 LHR

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Large spacious lounges with runway views and a bird's eye view peering down on travelers fighting their way through the busy terminal 5, the British Airways Galleries lounge  at London Heathrow is a great place to relax before a flight, refuel on many food options, or toast your friends or ...

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Top 10 Airline Award Redemptions for January 2014

With the new year here and many changes negatively affecting airline loyalty programs now in effect or shortly taking effect, there are still a number of superb deals available. Here are my top ten award travel bright spots for January 2014.

1. US Airways Dividend Miles – 90K miles ...

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British Airways B747 Premium Economy LHR - LAX

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Recently I had the joys of flying on the new British Airways A380 and I truly enjoyed soaring through the skies in the world’s largest jumbo jet. On that trip, I flew from Los Angeles to London in premium economy and was really wowed by British Airways staff and new airplane. On my return ...

British Airways A321 Economy LHR - TLV Trip Report

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After a wonderful flight on the BA A380 in Premium Economy from LAX to LHR and a stopover in the T1 BA lounge, I was on my final flight to Tel Aviv aboard British Airways mid haul A321 formerly a BMI aircraft. This plane only features a two class cabin (business and economy). I inquired about an ...

British Airways International Lounge London Heathrow Terminal 1

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Airline Clubs are supposed to be reserved for the elite travelers, business and first class passengers, or those passengers who are willing to shovel out hundreds of dollars a year towards membership fees. The British Airways clubs are no different, ...

10% off British Airways Flights until 12/31 with your Visa

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One of the perks of the British Airways Chase Visa card is the 10% discount on British Airways flights. Most bloggers will tell you that you have to use the BA Chase Visa to get the 10% discount, however I have tested and proven that you do not have to use the BA Visa to get the 10% discount, but ...

British Airways announces Austin, TX as next 787 destination

After announcing Newark, NJ and Toronto as its initial destinations to receive 787 services, British Airways has shocked the global flying community today after announcing new nonstop services to Austin, TX from London Heathrow, commencing in March 2014.

The AUS-LHR flight will run 5x ...

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British Airways Man Vs A380 Race

British Airways teamed up with South African rugby player, Bryan Habana, to celebrate the new A380 service between London and the Commonwealth capital of Johannesburg. Habana is well known for his speed and gained international fame when he raced a cheetah in 2007 to help increase awareness of ...

British Airways A380 Flying To LAX & Hong Kong

Last week, British Airways took delivery of their 1st of 12 A380 and announced that service to Los Angeles via the A380 that will commence on September 24 followed by Hong Kong, its second destination, on October 22, 2014. Both destinations are offering special fares to celebrate the new A380 ...

British Airways Executive Club: Stuttgart, Germany

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The small lounge is one of four lounges at the Stuttgart Airport, but there is only one open to OneWorld flyers who are traveling from Stuttgart. The other three lounges at this small airport include the Air France/KLM lounge, a Lufthansa lounge, and a tiny closet of a room for Priority Pass ...