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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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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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