Bits: BA removes newspapers from inbound short haul, Etihad 10% discount code

News in brief:

Latest British Airways cost-cutting move announced

I ran the latest list of British Airways service cuts for August recently.  This followed on from the long list of service cuts that were imposed in July.

The first service cut for September has now been revealed.

From 1st September, newspapers will no longer be offered at the gate on short-haul flights returning to London.

They will continue to be available for outbound flights.

BA newspapers

New Etihad 10% discount code

Etihad has launched a new 10% discount, SPORTUK

This is valid on bookings made before 21st August for travel between 1st September and 31st May.  There are black out periods around Christmas and Thanksgiving.

It is valid for London, Manchester and Edinburgh departures in Economy and Business.

It only discounts the base fare, not the taxes, which means that the actual discount will be under 10%.  Flex tickets are not included in the offer.

The Etihad website is here.   You can click here to read my reviews of Etihad A380 First Apartment, A380 Business Studio and Boeing 777 First Class.

Do I still think that NO-ONE should spend £20,000 on the free British Airways American Express?
The Leaders Club entices me back with a freebie .... where should I go?
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  1. The discount only applies to flights that are sold by Etihad Airways and operated by Etihad Airways or our codeshare partners. Flights eligible for the discount are clearly signalled by a yellow star next to them. Please ensure only flights eligible for the discount are selected when booking.