British Airways is launching a new route, San Jose – London Heathrow, on May 4. It will be operated by a new Boeing 787-9. And business class award space is out of this world good for 2 passengers.
There appears to be 2 business class seats available pretty much every day (but not first class though) from May 7 through end of schedule.
These awards do entail paying fuel surcharges whether redeeming British Airways, American, or Alaska Airlines miles. Here’s the one way cost with American miles for one passenger:
But West Coast – Europe non-stop award space, especially when it’s open for a wide swathe of dates, is rare. Some will find it worthwhile.
British Airways business class isn’t as good, in my opinion, as business class on American’s 787 or Delta’s or American’s 777s. But it’s business class. From the West Coast.
(HT: Al S. and also written up at One Mile at a Time)