British Airways (Yet Again) Tweaks Search Tool For the Better

While other airlines search engines regress in functionality (looking in your direction, Delta), British Airways' award tool continues to improve. While researching for another article, I came across the slightly modified and noted a subtle consumer-friendly change.

Though the change is minor, British Airways has exhibited a recent history of positive improvements to their search tool.

British Airways Improves Award Search Tool (Again!)

According to this thread on FlyerTalk, British Airways has made some enhancements to their Avios booking functionality on I normally cringe when I hear the word "enhancement" associated with a frequent flyer program, but this is actually good news!

Back in December I wrote up British Airways improving their online award search functionality. Once a frustrating experience with multiple unnecessary clicks, could now display oneworld partner availability immediately and allow you to hop around to different dates on the calendar.

Free First Class Next Month 4.0: Searching to Find oneworld Award Availability

This is the seventeenth post in a monthlong series that started here. Each post will take about two minutes to read and may include an action item that takes the reader another two minutes to complete. I am writing this for an audience of people who know nothing about frequent flier miles, and my goal is that by the end, you know enough to fly for free anywhere you want to go.

First Class Award Space Not Displaying Properly on

American Airlines has released award space in first class on its three-cabin 777 from Los Angeles to Miami on 18 days in April 2014 including the last 11 days.