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British Airways A380 Floods In-Flight after Cart Hits Pipe on Upper Deck

British Airways flight 56, an A380-800 operating from Johannesburg (JNB) to Heathrow (LHR), was only 90 minutes from landing last Sunday when a cart on the upper deck hit a water pipe causing water to spray all over both cabins. According to passengers on-board, the water flowed for 15 minutes, causing items on the floor…and…

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Brit-Itch Airways – Bed Bugs Found on JFK-LHR Flight, Plane Continues on to S. Africa

A British Airways 747 flying from JFK to London Heathrow (LHR) last week reported passengers that were bitten by bed bugs. In fact, apparently the problem was so serious that an entire row (47) of passengers were relocated as sightings of the bugs and their eggs were noted. However, it seems that once the flight arrived in…

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Most Valuable British Airways Award Dead – 4,500 Short-Haul Redemptions Gone Overnight

As we all know, British Airways Avios were best used for short-haul flights. Those that were 650 miles or less carried a redemption cost of only 4,500 points.  Flights up to 1,150 were just slightly more at 7,500 points. On top of that Avios had no last minute booking fee or cancelation fee, truly making these awards…

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Trip Report & Review – British Airways Galleries Lounge Washington-Dulles

As the last extended vacation of my life (aka right after graduating college), I put together a pretty big trip to Asia. Thanks to the kind feedback, here’s round two of my guest trip report series (and I promise, there will only be one Cathay Pacific flight in this one). Interestingly, like my last trip report,…

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Trick to Hold Qantas First Class Awards for AA w/out BA Avios

As a member of the Juicy Miles team, I’ve noticed that one of the most popular destinations for award booking assistance is travel to Australia. Incidentally, Australia is one of the toughest awards to book. Simply put, you don’t get to really decide when you want to go. Rather, you look at what is available and then plan your…

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Trip Report & Review – British Airways First + Galleries Lounges @ JFK

We’ve previously reviewed the BA Galleries lounge when flying business out of JFK T7, but this is our “first” review of the BA Galleries First Class lounge. This report also marks the first guest post by Enoch, one of the Juicy Miles award bookers. Take it away Enoch… Born and raised in Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific…

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Trip Report & Flight Review British Airways Club Europe (Business) LHR-NCE A319

I flew British Airways Club Europe (Business) from London to Nice, connecting from my JFK-LHR Club World flight. This quick picture report is part four of a ten part trip report from my travels to the south of France. British Airways Terraces Lounge JFK British Airways Club World (Business) JFK-LHR B777-200 British Airways Galleries Club Lounge LHR Terminal…

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