British Airways Fuel Surcharge Class Action Lawsuit Update

Week ago, I wrote (access here) about British Airways class action lawsuit that had been brewing since 2006 where the airline was accused of collecting those nasty YQs without any consideration for the price of the fuel.

BA YQ Lawsuit

When I wrote the piece, I was wondering If I was part of the class too because I had been living in the US partially during the years. The above email just landed in my email inbox.

British Airways Pilot Who Was Four Time Over Alcohol Limit Likely Facing Jail Time

British Airways pilot who was liquoring up when preparing for his evening flight to Mauritius from London Gatwick in January this year was told by the court yesterday that there is a very high chance that it will be an immediate custodial sentence when it is announced on June 12.

Vodka

There was the recent case where BA flight attendant went binge drinking on a flight from Singapore and had eight shots of vodka during the flight for “self medication” purposes (read more here).

Airfare of the Day: British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Toronto (YYZ)/Montreal (YUL), Canada to Mumbai (BOM)/Delhi (DEL)/Bangalore (BLR), India from $1,298/CA$1,714/Rs. 88,300 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their shoulder season premiyum economy advance purchase round trip fares between Canada and India.

Remember that you can always  or send me a message via  or  with your airfare-related findings or questions.

Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Up To Quadruple Avios July 4, 2018

Le Club AccorHotels has launched bonus miles campaign for British Airways Executive Club members between May 18 – July 4, 2018.

Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Executive Club Avios Summer 2018

Members can earn double Avios on their first stay, triple on their second, and quadruple Avios on their third.

British Airways Fuel Surcharge Class Action Settlement (US Members)

4 Comments

British Airways Executive Club members in the United States that redeemed miles between 2006 and 2013 can get up to 35,000 Avios or 16.9% of the cash they paid for the fuel surcharges back as a result of a class action settlement that the airline has reached with a court.

British Airways A380

This must be the same case that we first wrote back in late 2013 (access here) when four frequent fliers had filed a case against BA claiming that the fuel surcharges that the airline was collecting had very little to do with the actual price of the oil.

British Airways 50% Off Reward Flight Sale For Travel September 1 – May 31, 2019 (Book By June 17)

8 Comments

British Airways has launched 50% off economy reward flight sale that is valid for travel between September 1 – May 31, 2019, and must be booked by June 17.

British Airways Executive Club Reward Flight Sale June 2018

The 50% off discount applies to both peak and off-peak Avios prices. You can also use Avios & Money but the money part is not discounted.

British Airways IT Incompetence?

2 Comments

We all know that British Airways is not the most competent company or even an airline when it comes to IT related issues but I was surprised when I received the following email this morning.

BA IT Incompetence

The airline was informing me that I could check “free of charge” my hand baggage as the airline was expecting my flight from London to Barcelona to be very busy tonight.

U.S. Department Of Transportation Fines British Airways, Air Canada, Icelandair, Vietnam Airlines & TAME

3 Comments

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) this week issued five enforcement orders with penalties against five foreign airlines of British Airways, Air Canada, Icelandair, Vietnam Airlines and TAME.

British Airlines had failed to allow passengers to deboard after two long tarmac delays, Air Canada didn’t have proper handouts available for passengers in case of IDBs, Icelandair had failed to respond to customer complaints in a timely manner, and both Vietnam Airlines and TAME had marketed fares to US customers that had not been all inclusive.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Montreal (YUL)/Calgary (YCC)/Vancouver (YVR), Canada from £1416/$1911/CA$2449 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class round trip fares between London and Canada.

Remember that you can always  or send me a message via  or  with your ‘good fare’ findings or questions about an airfare.

British Airways Cancels Flights Between London & Abu Dhabi Over Ramadan For Operational Reasons

British Airways has canceled up to a dozen flights on its London-Abu Dhabi direct service at the start of Ramadan.

The cancellations will be in effect from next week and continue through to the first week of June, mainly because of the problems that the airline is having with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s Rolls-Royce engines.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Miami FL (MIA), United States from £696/789 €/$945 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their premium economy class round trip fares between Amsterdam and Miami.

Remember that you can always  or send me a message via  or  with your ‘good fare’ findings or questions about an airfare.

British Airways Now Allows Avios To be Used For Seating Charges

1 Comment

British Airways on Tuesday announced and launched the ability to pay for their seating charges using Avios.

BAMF

You have to keep in mind that British Airways is one of the few airlines that won’t allow even business class passengers without status to choose their seats for free in advance. Passengers can choose their seats without paying when the online check in opens except those that have purchase basic economy fare.

Should BA Allowed To Wet Lease Non-EEA Registered Aircraft With Crews From Qatar Airways (Again)? Send Your Comments To CAA!

2 Comments

Flight Global was reporting earlier today (access here) that British Airways had filed an application with the CAA to wet lease three Airbus A330 aircraft from Qatar Airways with crews for June 1 – September 30, 2018-period.

Qatar Airways A330

BA had similar arrangement with Qatar Airways while back when its Mixed Fleet flight attendants were striking and several single aisle planes from Doha were brought in to operate short-haul flights.

Compensation Clinic: British Airways Five Hour Delay For Cargo Door Coming Off & EC 261/2004

6 Comments

This week the Compensation Clinic-piece comes from a Reader Question that we had last month (access here) where British Airways had denied a valid claim under the EC 261/2004 legislation.

Compensation Clinic British Airways

Remember that you can always , send a message via  or use  and include photos too. We’ll try to cover a Compensation Clinic case here once a week, every Sunday.

Trending Posts