Category Archives: British Airways

British Airways Avios Update: The Sky’s NOT Falling (Phew!)

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Earlier this week, the miles and points community got a bit panicked (myself included!) when news came out that Iberia had posted a partner award flight redemption chart with very expensive rates.  This got folks worried, because British Airways and Iberia’s frequent flyer programs are linked and share a common award currency (Avios points).

There was fear that British Airways would soon follow with an award chart devaluation.  Using British Airways Avios points for short-haul, coach class tickets on partner airlines like American Airlines is 1 of the best award values around!

That’s because 1-way flights under 650 miles cost only 4,500 Avios points plus $5.

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I’m happy to report that this was just a scare.  While it doesn’t mean that British Airways WON’T ever change its award ticket prices, I don’t think there’s a change coming just yet.

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Last Chance for Great Deals Using British Airways Points?

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Update:  British Airways is NOT changing its Avios partner award chart.  Here’s an updated post with the latest information!

Via View From the Wing and Million Mile Secrets’ readers, there could be huge changes coming to the British Airways frequent flyer program.  And if this happens, it’s NOT good news!

Folks like to use British Airways Avios points for cheap, short-haul award tickets on American Airlines, because it only costs 4,500 Avios points (and no fuel surcharges) for a 1-way coach class ticket for flights under 650 miles.  This is an amazing deal, because other US airlines charge 12,500 points for the same award ticket!

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Please, Don’t Go! Are Cheap British Airways Avios Short-Haul Award Tickets About to Depart for Good?

But it looks like these tickets could get a lot more expensive very soon!  I really hope this doesn’t happen, but it sounds like it might.

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Book American Airlines Award Tickets for Less!

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Did you know you can book some American Airlines award tickets for fewer miles if you have certain Citi American Airlines credit cards?

You can get a discount of 5,000 to 7,500 miles on round-trip award tickets to specific destinations which change each month.  You’ll get half the discount on 1-way award tickets.

American Airlines publishes the list of eligible destinations every other month, with discounts listed for the next 4 months.

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Why You Want These 50 Free Iberia Avios Points!

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You can get 50 free Iberia Avios points from “The Great Avios Conquest” before August 31, 2014.

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How & Why You Should Add Your American Airlines Frequent Flyer Number to a British Airways Avios Booking

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By adding your American Airlines frequent flyer number to a British Airways Avios booking you can get free checked bags and better seats, if you have American Airlines elite status, the Citi American Airlines or the Citi American Airlines Executive card.

How & Why You Should Add Your American Airlines Frequent Flyer Number To A British Airways Avios Booking

Adding Your American Airlines Frequent Flyer Numbers Can Get You Better Seats

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