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Up to 30,000 Bonus Miles to Europe with American, but Check British Airways’ Promotion First

British Airways regional "Business Class"

American Airlines has just launched a promotion, whereby you can earn up to 30,000 AAdvantage miles by flying roundtrip to Europe on oneworld carriers. Of course, to earn the top 30,000 miles you’d have to be flying in First Class, but even those purchasing discounted Economy fares can get in on the promo. You can earn…

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British Airways Ditching Second Meal for “Fun-Size” Chocolate Bars

Beginning last month, transatlantic British Airways passengers are now being provided a “fun-size” chocolate bar instead of a second main meal. BA told CNBC that menus were revised last month for shorter transatlantic flights. “We offer customers on all of our transatlantic flights a three course meal, bar service and snacks and on our longer transatlantic…

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Qatar Ups Stake in British Airways / Iberia / Aer Lingus Parent IAG to 20%

Qatar Airways said on Monday that it now owns a little more than a fifth of British Airways / Iberia / Aer Lingus parent IAG. Qatar upped its stake to 20.01% as of last Thursday from 15.67%, thanks to an attractive market valuation post Brexit. According to Business Insider, the Qatari state-backed carrier reiterated that…

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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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