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BA is doling out an extension of tier for 2 years in the Executive Club program. Check if you got the email!
British Airways is currently offering 3x the usual base Avios on flights travelled through this quarter. Maybe this is a good time to get up to 600% Avios per flight flown. Here is all we know.
Qatar Airways has signed a new Joint Business Agreement with International Airlines Group / British Airways which will allow them to work closely with British Airways now. Here is all the news about this new pact
British Airways is now offering a new discount for the customers of Citibank Credit Cards. Via a new link launched recently, they are offering 10-12% discount on booking with BA till June 2016 and travel till December 2016. Here are all the details of the promotion.
One of the many perks of holding the Citi Prestige Credit Card is the tie-up they have with BA, where members get a tier upgrade if they fly British Airways within the first year of membership. Also, they get 5000 free Avios, which is good for a short flight in most parts of the world.
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British Airways has tied up with HDFC Bank and Citibank to offer up to 10% off on various class of fares, including premium cabins. Some good savings to be had here, so check in for the details on the blog.
Earlier today, I wrote a post on British Airways Executive Club introducing changes into the earning side of the program. The summary is that if you buy cheap tickets, you get less miles and less tier points, however if you buy a high fare or a premium cabin ticket, things get better for you. Here is the official statement from BA. All these changes come into effect April 28, 2015. From a burning perspective, the changes have gotten positive, not!. One of the sweet spots for BA’s program is redeeming for Short Haul flights, where they charge as less as 4500 Avios for an economy flight. This is due to their distance-based award chart. Business Class & First Class in…
This just in. As a Gold member of the British Airways Executive Club, I do send a chunk of my business their way on my business travel. Reader Deovrat alerted me to some changes they are going to be making to the structure of the Executive Club for bookings made from April 28, 2015 onwards. Tickets booked before April 28, 2015 will earn Avios at the old rates. Earning Changes: On a first look, it looks like BA is going the way of awarding more miles to higher fares, and snipping it from the lower & deep discounted economy tickets. Overall, a positive change for people booking closer to date of departure and by deduction higher fares. Minimum amount of…
British Airways loves the Indian community. No wonder, they come up with a campaign or few every year to show their love for the Indian community. Some of the nice ones in the past include the one for Valentines Day this year, and one of the best was the The Ticket to Visit Mom campaign which they put out last year. Now, they’ve just come out with a new one, which chronicles the journey of an Indian expatriate in Canada, coming back home. And it is another great one! India is the second largest market for BA outside of the UK, so no wonder they keep up the engagement with these tearjerkers. I personally have no issues flying BA,…