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Lessons Learned From Food Allergy Tragedy Aboard an Airplane

Natasha Ednan-Laperouse was 15 years old when she tragically died in a hospital in France after suffering from an allergic reaction aboard an airplane operated by British Airways during a flight from London to Nice in July of 2016 — and an official inquest into how this fatality could have been prevented has concluded.

The daughter of Tanya and Nadim Ednan-Laperouse was eating a sandwich — the labeling of which gave no indication that the food was not free of sesame seeds, to which she is severely allergic.

“The Sept. 28 conclusions of…

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Forget Hamsters. How About True Emotional Support From an Airline?

Peacocks and hamsters; hamsters and peacocks. An endless proliferation of ridiculous stories seem to constantly flood the Internet — especially regarding so-called emotional support animals.

How about a touching story for once, which involves an airline called British Airways; a member of FlyerTalk; and a close friend who was losing a battle with cancer?

I have taken the liberty of replicating verbatim what FlyerTalk member crmster posted earlier this week, which was so moving that at least 176 fellow FlyerTalk members “liked” the content…

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Etiquette Guide to Sleeping at 35,000 Feet — According to British Airways

Who should get the armrest aboard an airplane during a flight? When — or if — should shoes come off of the feet? If shoes are removed, is taking the socks off okay? If you absolutely need to use the lavatory, should you climb over your fellow passenger; or should you attempt to wake them up to let you out of the row?

This short video was posted yesterday British Airways, claiming that…

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Earn Double Avios Through The End of 2017 — But…

You can earn double Avios through Sunday, December 31, 2017 on every flight operated by British Airways — that includes flights operated by American Airlines, Finnair and Iberia which use a British Airways flight number when operating in a codeshare agreement — but many restrictions have been placed on this promotion.

First, you must…

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Class Action Lawsuit Against British Airways “An Enormous Victory For Frequent Flier Travelers”?

If you have ever attempted to redeemed frequent flier loyalty program miles for a transoceanic flight — especially when traveling to the United States — you might have noticed that a fee is added along with the taxes. That fee was originally introduced as a fuel surcharge when prices for fuel skyrocketed years ago for a number of reasons — but as fuel prices had since subsided in recent years, the fuel surcharge was conveniently renamed as a carrier-imposed surcharge, which is basically a way for the airlines to arbitrarily charge you extra simply because they can.

The marketing departments of airlines constantly tout about how valuable are their frequent flier loyalty program miles with which you can travel all over the world…

…but when the carrier-imposed surcharge — which…

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Earn Up to 10,000 Avios in Five Stays With Hilton

You can earn up to 10,000 Avios in five stays with Hilton hotel and resort properties worldwide through Thursday, August 31, 2017 — and you can still earn Hilton Honors points with each of the stays.

The bonus Avios you will earn is as follows…

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Another Airline, Another Meltdown: This Time, British Airways

British Airways is currently undergoing a “major IT system failure” which will hopefully be resolved in the next couple of hours — and the major global disruption has apparently been occurring for at least the past seven hours, according to this discussion which was posted on FlyerTalk.

The official announcement from British Airways is as follows…

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Earn Triple Avios by Shopping — May 2017

You can earn triple Avios by shopping when you shop at selected retailers through Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

This promotion excludes all in-store offers — otherwise, this promotion is governed by the general terms and conditions of the British Airways Avios eStore.

Retailers which are participating in this promotion in the United States and the United Kingdom include…

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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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