Qantas Points can be used to book flights not only with Qantas, but also with its web of airline partners, including Oneworld alliance member British Airways in its ‘Club Europe’ business class cabin. While BA has only one flight per day into Australia, its hubs at London Heathrow an...
POSTED 22 Mar, 2018 16 Comments
British Airways plans to extend its new Club World business class 'sleep experience' to Singapore and Sydney in the next few months. with an upgraded menu to follow around the middle of the year. The two-pronged push is part of an A$700m overhaul to the airline's business class service...
POSTED 15 Mar, 2018 24 Comments
British Airways has rolled out a subtle refresh to its Club World business class ahead of a broader overhaul due to arrive in 2019 in the airline's Airbus A350 fleet. And 'subtle' is the operative word. Only the most observant of frequent flyers would spot the differences at first glance, w...
POSTED 12 Mar, 2018 0 Comments
British Airways' revamp of its Airbus A320 and A321 fleet will see the Club Europe business class seats gain AC and USB power sockets for each passenger. It's a tech tweak which will be welcomed by business travellers on flights within the UK and to Europe, as the seats have been notably socket-...
POSTED 8 Mar, 2018 1 Comment
British Airways parent IAG could consider buying more A380s from Airbus if the superjumbo was cheaper, CEO Willie Walsh said. IAG operates the British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus airlines, as well as Level, a low cost unit launched last year which flies between Europe and the United ...
POSTED 7 Mar, 2018 7 Comments
British Airways is dropping Club Europe's middle seat shelf on its new Airbus A320neo and A321neo jets, leaving business class flyers with a little less room to spread out their stuff. The leather-lined shroud – call it a cocktail table, console or whatever else takes your fancy &ndas...
POSTED 2 Mar, 2018 20 Comments
Volantio, the US startup that helped United Airlines manage its overbookings in the wake of the Dr Dao scandal last summer, is telling investors it's cracked a seemingly impossible code: generate more money for airlines while improving customer satisfaction. Eight months into its product lifespa...
POSTED 28 Feb, 2018 0 Comments
Qantas Frequent Flyer members can now earn extra frequent flyer points aboard British Airways flights in Europe, as the two Oneworld airlines expand their mutual codeshare partnership. As of this month, Qantas now codeshares on BA’s flights between London and both Belfast and Marseille, en...
POSTED 6 Feb, 2018 4 Comments
If you're travelling on one of the three British Airways Boeing 747s currently fitted with inflight Internet, BA and credit card company Visa are now offering sixty minutes of free connectivity above the clouds. The promotion, which BA says runs "for a limited time" (and that's all the informati...
POSTED 2 Feb, 2018 2 Comments
The pace never slows at the pointy end of the plane as airlines continue to seek a competitive edge in what's become a hyper-competitive market. Here are three business class seats – all currently under wraps – which are lining up for their Big Reveal moment in 2018. Singapore Airli...
POSTED 25 Jan, 2018 12 Comments
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