A couple of new additions to British Airways’ service for business and economy travellers. I am curious to know what their new signature cocktails taste like!
News from all around the world related to travel and hospitality
LATAM’s departure from Oneworld is confirmed, and slightly strangely there will be no overlapping of benefits between them and Royal Air Maroc despite a short period of concurrent membership.
Royal Air Maroc and Oneworld released a joint statement last week that it will be joining the alliance on 1st April 2020. This produces some new Avios earning and spending opportunities, including several new Tier Point Run routes to bring some diversity to the table.
British Airways has confirmed renovations to its lounges in three locations, all due for Spring 2020.
Several Marriott brands hotels will be opening up over 2020, but which ones are they? From Anaheim to Vietnam, we’ve got the list here.
Finnair’s new Business Class Lounge, located in the non-Schengen zone, is now open for use. Take a look at the first photos!
These route are scheduled to be served by British Airways’ Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, although it has not yet been officially announced!
British Airways have upgraded their in-flight meal offerings for flights out of London Gatwick Airport. This post provides a sample menu and lots of food photos.
We welcome Nick to our team – find out who he is and what his role will be.
British Airways announced it will take delivery of twelve new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners early next year. This article describes the difference between this and other aircraft with Club Suites.
Iberia launch a new route to Washington DC, which hits their sweet spot of Zone 5 Avios redemptions, meaning you can fly business class return for 68,000 Avios plus €184. Our article describes what you must do to hit this price point.
British Airways Lounge in Johannesburg has been reopened, which will be good news for both BA and Comair passengers. The lounge is part of its centenary £6.5bn investment programme.
Virgin Atlantic will be increasing flights from Manchester for its summer 2020 schedule. There will be an increase of around 43,000 seats, equating to 5 extra flights per week, and Gatwick also sees an expanded offering too.
British Airways and Malaysia Airlines have agreed to codeshare some key routes between Europe and Australasia. This makes for potentially interesting Tier Point running opportunities. See the analysis!
BALPA have called off the strikes on 27th September 2019. While British Airways had already cancelled some flights, there is some possibility that these could be reinstated, although this is not yet clear.