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British Airways To Start London – Fort Lauderdale Route

British Airways Club World (Business Class) on the 777. Source: British Airways

Just exactly a week ago British Airways announced the launch of the London – New Orleans route, a “reboot” after ending the service 34 years ago. Today, British Airways announced that they starting yet another US destination. Beginning July 6, 2017, British Airways will fly between Fort Lauderdale and London-Gatwick. The flight will be offered three times…

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British Airways Unveils New First Class Amenity Kit By Liberty London

British Airways First Class Amenity Kits by Liberty London. British Airways/Stuart Bailey

British Airways will soon be providing a new amenity kit to First Class passengers! The new amenity kits, or washbags as they call them, will feature designs from Liberty London, a department store known for their fabric and textile selections. The toiletries will continue to be Aromatherapy Associates branded. Just like the current rendition, the kits…

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Whoops: British Airways Accidentally Promoted Virgin Atlantic’s Ad

British Airways' social media team accidentally shared Virgin Atlantic's post @LarkLogan/Twitter

This gave me a good chuckle, so I figure I’d share it. A few days ago, British Airways’ social media team accidentally shared rival Virgin Atlantic’s deal on Facebook. The post seemed to encourage potential customers to fly with Virgin Atlantic, and even included a “Book Now” button. Netizens quickly pointed out the “error,” and Virgin Atlantic…

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British Airways is Flying between London and New Orleans Again…After 34 Years

British Airways Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, a similar plane used to operate the London/Gatwick - New Oreleans route in the early 1980s.

British Airways today announced that they will be launching service to New Orleans, after stopping the route 34 years ago. The airport doesn’t currently offer non-stop service to Europe, so this route will be a welcomed addition. (Condor is launching flights to Frankfurt in May 2017). The “new” route will be available Monday, Wednesday, Friday, atnd Saturday.…

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Earn Triple BA Avios with Hilton Stays

Earn Triple British Airways Avios when staying at Hilton properties

From now until the end of the year, Hilton HHonors is offering triple British Airways Avios when you stay at Hilton properties worldwide. Under this new promotion, Hilton HHonors members can earn 3 British Avios (instead of 1) per dollar spend at Hilton properties. This includes stays at all Hilton brands. You must register for this offer here, and the…

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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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