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The Executive Club

Information about British Airways frequent flyer program and the benifits of elite status.

Lounge Guide

What you need to know about British Airways lounges around the world.

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BA Terminology

Interesting terms and policies you may not have known when flying with British Airways.

British Airways

IATA code: BA
Hub airport: London Heathrow
Alliance: Oneworld
Loyalty program: Executive Club/ Avios
Inflight magazine: Highlife

British Airways is a full service global airline which a rich history and outstanding reputation. The airline’s origins can be traced all the way back to the birth of civil aviation, but since then, air travel has changed dramatically and so has this airline. Commanding the largest fleet in the UK, British Airways was created in 1974 and is one of the world’s leading airlines. BA is a founding member of Oneworld Alliance and is proud to be partnered with similar leading airline companies, providing world-class service and convenience across over 150 countries.

BA’s Golden Ticket – What Are They?

What is the BA Golden Ticket? The British Airways golden ticket was an initiative...

EXPLAINED – British Airways 2-4-1 Companion Voucher

The BA 2-4-1 companion voucher, also known as just the Companion Voucher, is gained through the American Express British Airways reward credit card. It is one of the, if not the most, beneficial perks of the reward card with the potential for massive savings.

BA CodeShare Partners

British Airways operates multiple code-share streams from the OneWorld alliance, to the IAG group of companies, to other independent airlines. Below...

The Executive Club

The Executive Club is British Airways’ frequent flyer program. When you join the club you begin to collect Tier Points and Avios which you can use towards gaining elite status and claiming reward flights.

The Lounges

British Airways operates over 30 departure lounges around the world. Its main lounges are it's First and Business class Galeries and Terrace lounges; but BA also has select arrivals lounges and its flagship Concord Room – which can only be found in London Heathrow and New York JFK - in its line up as well.

Priority Pass – Is It Really Worth It?

Priority Pass is an independent subscription-based program connecting you with a network of airport lounges around the world. In conjunction with buying access with hard cash, many of the top reward credit cards offers is as part of the given perks. Offering much-needed respite for travellers, the Priority Pass scheme has grown since its formation in 1992 and now sports access to 1,300 airport lounges in over 600 cities. As long as you’re a member, it doesn’t matter which airline you’re flying with and can go into any of its affiliated lounges. All you need is your membership number and a same-day boarding pass.

Understanding the Executive Club Membership Year

To recap, tier points are used to track your loyalty to British Airways and your elite status. The more flights you take, the more you accrue, and the more you accrue, the higher you get within the British Airways Executive Club elite tiers. However, this must be completed in a membership year as your tier points reset on an annual basis.

British Airways Overnight Bag Drop

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Around The World and Maximise BA’s 2,000 mile Rule

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EXPLAINED: BA Executive Club Bronze

BA Executive Club Bronze is one of four tiers that make up British Airways Executive Club frequent flyer membership scheme. Bronze status is the lowest of the elite statuses that you can achieve.

EXPLAINED – British Airways 2-4-1 Companion Voucher

The BA 2-4-1 companion voucher, also known as just the Companion Voucher, is gained through the American Express British Airways reward credit card. It is one of the, if not the most, beneficial perks of the reward card with the potential for massive savings.

A Guide to British Airways On Business [2020 Version]

In Short, British Airways’ secondary loyalty program aims to reward the companies that book with British Airways, American Airways and Iberia; as opposed to Avios which only rewards the flyer.