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Downgraded from First Class by British Airways? You could get a 75% refund.

In the last few days we’ve had a lot of questions regarding your rights if you find you have been downgraded on a flight. The reason was the withdrawal of the Boeing 747 from the British Airways fleet which has reduced the number of First […]

British Airways Heathrow terminal staff agree big pay cuts to avoid compulsory redundancies

Whilst redundancy notices have or are currently being issued to British Airways staff working in engineering, cabin crew and on the ramps at Heathrow, the airline has made a deal with Heathrow terminal staff.  There will be no compulsory redundancies. The deal is complex and […]

REMINDER: Nutmeg offering up to 300,000 Avios with ISAs, pensions, Junior ISAs, Lifetime ISAs and General Investment Accounts

Nutmeg is back with its best Avios offer to date, giving you the opportunity to collect up to 300,000 Avios to save towards your future trips away. If you’re dreaming of your next getaway, this could be the offer for you. 

Has Len McCluskey admitted that Unite’s actions increased the BA redundancies?

If you work for British Airways as cabin crew or in parts of engineering, you would have found out on Friday whether your job was safe or if you had been made redundant.  Other parts of the business will find out their fates this week. […]

HFP EXCLUSIVE: Get up to 10,000 bonus Avios on hotel bookings at

Head for Points and hotel booking site, which awards Avios with every hotel you book, are running an EXCLUSIVE promotion during August and early September. This is the fourth time we have run an offer like this with and they have always been […]

Club Suite rollout: has your chance of getting the new British Airways business class seat improved with Covid-19?

Last year, British Airways revealed its plans for the rollout of its new Club Suite business class seat at its Capital Markets Day.  How has this plan survived coronavirus? What was the original Club Suite roll-out plan? The original British Airways plan was for 33% […]

Is British Airways permanently closing short-haul from Gatwick?

On Friday evening, British Airways told the majority of its staff whether or not they still had jobs.  The anecdotal evidence is that London Gatwick was hit substantially harder than London Heathrow which has led to increased suspicion that the short-haul network will be permanently shuttered. […]

What is the British Airways temporary catering like in First Class?

Two months ago, British Airways revealed its temporary coronavirus in-flight catering. Unlike other airlines, BA reconstructed its food offering from scratch. The old recipes and menus went out the window, to be replaced with a smaller, more limited selection. The change also involved a move […]

Had a British Airways First Class ticket cancelled or changed? Call “You First”

“You First” is a dedicated call centre set up to help anyone holding a British Airways First Class ticket.  Not many people know it exists, which is a shame because – irrespective of the wait times at the main British Airways call centre – telephone […]

Bits: Don’t book a hotel this weekend!, Tesco Clubcard launches an Avios competition but no conversion bonus

News in brief: Don’t book a hotel this weekend ….. ….. if you can hold off until Monday! On Monday, we are launching another EXCLUSIVE Head for Points offer in association with hotel booking site This will allow you to earn up to 10,000 […]

British Airways extends its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy (again!) for new bookings

British Airways has once again extended its ‘Book with Confidence’ guarantee for NEW bookings. The new bookings policy was set to expire at the end of August but has now been extended to cover bookings made up to 30th September 2020. The policy waives the […]

Earn 600 free Avios points for signing up with e-Rewards

This article is sponsored by e-Rewards British Airways partner e-Rewards is currently offering 600 Avios when you sign up and complete your first market research survey. The link to join is here. What is e-Rewards? If you have never heard of e-Rewards, it is an […]

Travelex goes into administration, most UK retail outlets to close

Foreign currency specialist, and British Airways Executive Club partner, Travelex went into a pre-pack administration last night. The move was long planned as part of a financial restructuring. In some ways, coronavirus played second fiddle to the two other serious issues which hit the company […]

What aircraft will replace the Boeing 747 on your next British Airways flight?

Last month, British Airways made the not-entirely-unexpected announcement that it would retire its Boeing 747 fleet with immediate effect. This is a big shift in British Airways fleet planning, as the Boeing 747 made up just under 30% of its longhaul fleet before the pandemic. […]

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