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Earn Triple Avios in 2017

You can earn triple Avios in 2017 on all flights operated by British Airways when you register for this promotion and book your flight reservations — and fly as a passenger — by…

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Travel Alert: Busiest Air Route in the World — and Others — To Be Impacted by Christmas 2016 Strikes

Inclement weather is not the only potential impediment to your travel plans this holiday season, as labor disputes during Christmas threaten to disrupt the itineraries of many passengers aboard airplanes operated by at least two different airlines.

If you recall this article from yesterday, the most in-demand flight on this planet is what is considered the busiest air route in the world…

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You Can Earn Triple Avios With Hilton HHonors

You can earn triple Avios with Hilton HHonors when you stay at participating hotel and resort properties which are a part of the brand portfolio of Hilton Worldwide around the world through Saturday, December 31, 2016 — and you can earn them while earning Hilton HHonors points by following these five simple steps…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus Avios With a New Partner

You can earn a minimum of 1,000 Avios from both the Avios Travel Rewards and British Airways Executive Club frequent flier loyalty programs when you conduct what is considered a new transfer through Monday, November 21, 2016.

While the terms and conditions which apply to both the Avios Travel Rewards and British Airways Executive Club frequent flier loyalty programs are basically the same — the minor differences are listed below the select overall terms and conditions in this article — there is one distinctly main difference about which you should know…

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Earn Triple Avios Points With New British Airways Global Promotion

Earn triple Avios points on British Airways flights — including OpenSkies between Paris Orly International Airport and either New York or Newark — as well as qualifying flights operated by American Airlines, Finnair and Iberia between Europe and North America through Sunday, December 11, 2016.

You are required to register for this promotion; and you must…

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FlyerTalk Member Witnesses Fighter Jets Intercepting Airplane

Gripen military fighter aircraft from the air force of Hungary scrambled to meet and identify a Boeing 777-200 airplane — which entered the air space over Hungary and did not initiate proper radio communications with authorities on the ground — during flight 108 operated by British Airways from Dubai to London on Saturday, April 30, 2016; and a member of FlyerTalk who was a passenger aboard that airplane…

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European Commission and Shareholders Approve Aer Lingus Sale

The European Commission has cleared the proposed €1.36 billion acquisition of a stake of 30 percent of Aer Lingus by International Consolidated Airlines Group from Ryanair, according to this official press release; and a review of this acquisition by the Department of Justice of the United States has apparently been “satisfactorily concluded.”

The acquisition was contingent upon conditions which were approved by shareholders of Aer Lingus earlier today at a meeting in Dublin, according to this article written by Pamela Newenham of The Irish Times. The conditions include the following…

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British Airways Shareholder Discount Scheme to Be Discontinued

If you are a stockholder of the parent company of British Airways, you are most likely quite happy with the financial performance of shares of its stock over the past six years; but if you are also a frequent flier, there is some bad news for you.

According to text from an e-mail message by Sarah Billington — who is the manager of shareholder services at International Consolidated Airlines Group, which is the parent company of British Airways — received by FlyerTalk members, the British Airways shareholder discount scheme will end on Thursday, January 31, 2015…

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