BA Sends Email Canceling Flights Due to Strike — But Check Before Making Changes

Written by Benet Wilson @ The Points Guy

British Airways passengers are enraged about thousands of flight cancellations, thanks to a strike being called by the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) Sept. 9-10 and 27. In response to the potential strike, BA is proactively making schedule changes. “We will do everything we can to get as many people away on their journeys as …

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British Airways Sending Out Flight Cancellations Emails Due To Pilot Strike

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

BA First WingBALPA announced earlier today its pilot strike dates for September (8, 9 and 27) and British Airways put up an advice for its passengers. Now, the airline has started to confirm the flight activity (operating versus canceled) for the first two days and passengers have started to receive cancellations emails and text messages from the […]

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Atlanta (ATL), United States from £2,024 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their first class round trip fares between London and Atlanta. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: British Airways (BA) ALX6T1S4 LON to ATL. Booking class: A. Price: from £2,024 (£1,752 carrier charges […]

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British Airways 100th Anniversary Birthday Treat To Select Executive Club Members

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

British Airways A350British Airways turns to 100 years on August 25, 2019 and has celebrated this milestone occasion already by sending out pins to select lifetime Gold  status members. A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded us an email that British Airways sent to him. Turns out that our reader shares his birthday with BA. You can access British Airways […]

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23 Airline Car Seat and Bassinet Policies Around the World

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

This will surprise no one, but air travel with kids is not always easy, especially when it involves lugging a car seat. Car seats can be big, bulky and heavy, but also necessary at times to ensure a safe trip. In addition to the safety issues, some little kids sleep better on a plane when …

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My First Award Redemption — Reader Success Story

Written by Peter Rothbart @ The Points Guy

Today I want to share a story from TPG reader Alan, who booked a trip to South America with his wife: I’ve been consistently reading and following TPG for a little over a year now, and I wanted to share the story of my first award redemption. Last year, I signed up for the Chase Sapphire Preferred …

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How Far in Advance Can You Book a Flight?

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

One common criticism of airline loyalty programs is that there’s not enough award availability, especially in premium cabins on the most popular routes. The solution for some frequent flyers is to try to snag seats before anyone else by figuring out precisely when they become available. Each airline has its own policy regarding how far …

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How to Book Round-Trip Flights to Hawaii for Just 19,000 Points

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Although we’ve seen some incredible cash deals to Hawaii recently, nothing beats paying just $11.20 out of pocket for a round-trip to Hawaii. However, while there’s no shortage of mileage options between the US mainland and Hawaii, not many of them are cheap. But there’s an award sweet spot that just got even sweeter thanks …

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A Hong Kong Surprise: PaxEx Update (16 August 2019)

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

A surprise twist in the Hong Kong protests as Cathay CEO Rupert Hogg resigns. Plus RFID for bags, VR for passengers and new aircraft types launching service soon. A busy week with plenty to uncover in this edition of PaxEx Update!
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A Hong Kong Surprise: PaxEx Update (16 August 2019)

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

A surprise twist in the Hong Kong protests as Cathay CEO Rupert Hogg resigns. Plus RFID for bags, VR for passengers and new aircraft types launching service soon. A busy week with plenty to uncover in this edition of PaxEx Update!
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The Best Way to Get from Heathrow Airport to London

Written by Kathleen Porter Kristiansen @ The Points Guy

London is a destination for many points enthusiasts since there are often great redemptions available for hotels and flights. The UK is so points-centric that it even became the first international office of TPG with the launch of TPG UK in April this year. But after landing at the largest Londin airport, Heathrow, how should …

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Sardine-Can Comfort, Caviar Prices: British Airways First Class on the 777 From Shanghai to London

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

While British Airways is one of the last airlines to operate the 747-400, the beloved Queen of the Skies (and it’s even dressing them up in beautiful retro liveries), the bulk of its long-haul fleet is actually composed of 777 aircraft, including both the 777-200ER and 777-300ER. Over the years, British Airways first class has …

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These 10 Routes Are Worth Serious Cash To Airlines

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

Millions of passengers take to the skies every single day around the globe. If you have ever wondered which of those routes are making the most cash for the airlines you’re in luck. OAG has released its newest numbers for the top 10 revenue routes for airlines for 2019. Topping the list once again this …

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British Airways Centenary Sale: Club World 2 from £2019

Written by Continental Club @ Continental Club Blog

British Airways has launched a limited Centenary sale, offering pairs of Club World Business Class return tickets in late Summer to selected longhaul destinations from a combined total of £2019. Fares are available to book now at ba.com with a (…)

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British Airways Confirms Reduced Fees on Select Routes Between the UK and US

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

Award redemptions for flights between the United States and the United Kingdom are now a little cheaper thanks to one airline’s decision to reduce carrier-imposed fees on select routes. A British Airways spokesperson has confirmed to TPG that the airline has reduced carrier-imposed fees (CIFs) on a number of routes between the US and the …

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Major Cancellations and Delays As British Airways System Faces Issues

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

British Airways is currently experiencing two major IT systems issues, causing flight cancellations and delays to and from most of its destinations. The airline has had similar issues in the past since it migrated most of its ground-staff systems to a newer system in late 2015. The issues on Wednesday actually stem from two systems …

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