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British Airways pilots canceled next weeks strike

British Airways pilots canceled next weeks strike

Pilots at British Airways have canceled next week’s planned strike action as they called on the airline to restart talks. The British Airline Pilots Association, which represents the majority of British Airways pilots, on Wednesday, said it had decided to take the responsible course before the dispute escalated further and more damage was done to […]

Posted on September 19, 2019 by in British Airways (BA), Travel Deals, Travel News

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British pilots lose flight benefits following the strike

British pilots lose flight benefits following the strike

British Airways canceled all of its flights Monday and Tuesday, nearly 1,700, after most of its pilots refused to go to work over a contract dispute. The pilots’ labor union had rejected a proposed 11.5 percent raise over three years. British pilots lose flight benefits British Airways has just cut flight benefits for pilots for […]

Posted on September 11, 2019 by in British Airways (BA), Travel Deals, Travel News

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British Airways pilots two-day strike – Massive flight cancellations

British Airways pilots two-day strike – Massive flight cancellations

British Airways pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over how much pay they receive. Tens of thousands of passengers have been told not to go to airports, with the airline canceling some 1,700 flights due to the disruption. British Airways […]

Posted on September 9, 2019 by in British Airways (BA), Travel Deals, Travel News

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New Amex bonus – 30% more points on Marriott transfers

New Amex bonus – 30% more points on Marriott transfers

American Express is offering a 30% bonus on transfers of Membership Rewards points to Marriott through October 31. You have to log into Membership Rewards to see the bonus offer. If you need to get more points for your Marriott account so you can make award reservations before the peak and off-peak pricing is introduced […]

Posted on September 5, 2019 by in Checking Accounts/ Bank Bonuses, Marriott Hotels, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Major changes to the British Airways Visa Signature Card

Major changes to the British Airways Visa Signature Card

The British Airways Visa Signature Card is one of Chase’s co-branded airline credit. They just announced two major changes. Award taxes and fees are the main reason people overlook British Airways when flying to Europe. These new changes just might change your mind. Current Card Benefits Earn 50,000 miles after spending $3,000 within the first […]

Posted on August 28, 2019 by in British Airways (BA), Credit Card Deals, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

The Transportation Security Administration has added five new airlines to the PreCheck expedited screening program. PreCheck passengers flying with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, Philippine Airline, VivaAerobus, and Interjet will now be able to move through the airport without removing their shoes or taking out their laptops. What is the PreCheck program? The TSA’s PreCheck program allows […]

Posted on August 17, 2019 by in Immigration & Airport Security

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Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

– Icelandair is taking over WOW Air – so far no big surprise as both serve a rather small market but the shocking news – the WOW Air shareholders will just get 5.4% of Icelandair based on a $17 million valuation for an airline with as many long-haul destinations – that’s terrible! This is a […]

Posted on November 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

– is this a new strategy for many airlines – order new aircraft in bulk and then sell most off them (ideally making a profit)? – Norwegian just sold five brand new A320neo this way – Chase has a new offer for the British Airways Visa card that now comes with $200 statement credit (it […]

Posted on November 3, 2018 by in British Airways (BA), Norwegian, Travel Deals

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