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NEWS: British Airways – Avios refunds with 100% bonus, crazy Avios availability and restart flights Grand Cayman

BA restarts Grand Cayman flights – but don’t get excited, it’s closed! British Airways plans to resume service to the Cayman Islands, initially operating London Heathrow – Grand Cayman nonstop instead of 1-stop via Nassau. From London Heathrow, the service will operate every 2 weeks from 17 September until the…




NEWS: Qatar Airways refunds over USD $1.2 billion – ouch!, a new place to earn Hilton points & new BA/Qatar codeshare – why it’s good news

Qatar Airways refunds over USD $1.2 billion – ouch! Qatar Airways has paid out over USD $1.2 billion in refunds to almost 600,000 passengers since March, which shows the context of what airlines are facing. At the start, Qatar was very difficult to contact, but my recent experience is that…



NEWS: British Airways – Voucher & changes big watch out, Book with Confidence extended again, more flexible vouchers & Abu Dhabi suspended

British Airways – Book with Confidence extended again If you have been thinking about booking a trip with British Airways or have one booked for after April next year and would like to move it, there is some good news. BA have further expended their policy. However, they have added…



NEWS: Full BA short haul route schedule for August, BA pilots vote to accept deal & BA cabin crew’s last ditch attempt to stop strike

Full BA short-haul Heathrow route schedule for August Yesterday I wrote about the routes that BA are resuming for August. There are now 101 European routes out of London (includes domestic). If you are after tier points, you may wish to look at Catania in Sicily. The nearby resort of…