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AMAZING DEAL: Long haul Business Class 2 for £2016 ($2506) round trip on BA, AA.

Sample date LHR-BOS 2 for £2016

Several AMAZING business class fares from UK to North America and Middle East. 2 for £2016 or £1200 for one passenger. Might be worth tying into a Tier Point Run.

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Avios North America redemption hike.

British Airways Executive Club just announced some unfavourable Avios redemption rate hikes. While 66% increase is the headline figure, maybe we can sigh a breath of relief that this could have been far worse.

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How to find mega British Airways Tier Point runs to reach Gold status

The best BA Tier Point runs will oven get over 1000 TP for less than £1 per Tier Point. But how do you go about finding them? This post gives more details.

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Up to 100 000 Bonus AA Miles flying Europe-USA

American Airlines have got a great offer on the go, earn up to 25 000 bonus AAdvantage miles on every round trip up to a maximum of four times. You can easily get round the North America residence rule by changing the address in your account.

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From zero to British Airways Gold Guest List in 40 days

Follow Will and his incredible journey to become a British Airways Gold Guest List member within 40 flights. Though he’s flying the whole thing in business and first class, I see it as a recipe for Deep Vein Thrombosis!

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US Airways joins Oneworld. New Transatlantic routes and redemption opportunities

If you’ve been following this blog for a while you might remember my small dilemma of whether to defect from my familiar alliance Oneworld or not. My biggest grief came down to the lack of transatlantic Oneworld flights from Amsterdam, as all flights had to go via London or Helsinki.

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Bonus AA miles for the new Milan to Miami route

American Airlines have announced a new route between Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Miami, Florida, starting 21st November 2013. In addition the promotion applies to the New York JFK route too. To entice people onto this route there’s a pretty good bonus campaign to kick it off

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Fantastic BA tier point run fare, LAS-SJU €289 one-way. Potentially €0.723/TP

American Airlines “instant upgrade” fares are an amazingly cheap source of British Airways Tier Points (TP). You see, the British Airways way of elite qualification disproportionately favours those who buy Business and First class fares, rather than those who fly economy class. (Which business wouldn’t?!).  

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Trip report: Introduction — Long and winding route home

Introduction — Long and winding route home Cathay Pacific Lounge Taipei Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Taipei to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific’s The Wing Lounge, Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Regional Class Hong Kong to Singapore Etihad Pearl Business Class Singapore to Abu Dhabi Etihad Pearl Business Class lounge Abu Dhabi Etihad ‘Regional’ Business Class Abu…

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Quick tip: American Airlines ticketing fees discrepancies

I probably call American Airlines once per month to make a booking of some kind. Their UK number requires dialling a non-geographical 0844 number which charges a few pennies per minute. In addition, the UK agents also charge a ?5 offline ticketing fee, though you can sometimes ask for this to be waived if the…

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