British Airways surprising JFK passengers with free Valentine’s Day upgrades

Feb 14, 2020

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British Airways is showing its passengers some extra love this Valentine’s Day with surprise upgrades on travel from Newark (EWR) and JFK.

The fun began last night, Feb. 13, where BA treated random passengers to champagne, MarieBelle chocolates and dinner in JFK’s Concorde room. A handful of those customers also got a lucky Club World upgrade. Check out passengers reactions in the video below.

If you’re traveling on BA from Newark (EWR) or JFK today, Feb. 14 then you too could also end up with a surprise Club World upgrade while hopping over the pond. Even if you’re not lucky enough to get the coveted upgrade, BA is still treating all of its passengers to the luxury MarieBelle chocolates.

Related: Review of British Airways Club Suite on the refurbished 777, New York to London 

If you do get the Club World upgrade, you can except to enjoy a lie-flat seat that is made up into a luxurious bed all while enjoying restaurant-style dining and sipping wine or champagne. On top of that, you’ll also receive a nice amenity kit that features products from The White Company.

While a surprise upgrade is ideal, it may not be in the cards. However, if you have an upcoming British Airways flight and are considering upgrading, be sure to read Christian Kramer’s guide to the best BA Club World seats.

Finally, if you happen to be flying this Valentine’s Day be sure to check out our article on all the freebies you can snag at airports across the United States. 

Featured photo by Ben Smithson/The Points Guy.

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