British Airways On Business

On Business is the loyalty scheme for small and medium sized businesses run by British Airways.

Our main article outlining how the scheme works can be found here. The official On Business website is here.

No BA On Business points if you don’t have a VAT number – the secret change they never told you about

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On Business, the British Airways loyalty scheme for small companies, was ‘restructured’ on May 27th. The net result was to make the scheme more lucrative for purchasers of premium tickets and less lucrative for buyers of cheaper tickets, as well as making it harder for […]

The relaunched British Airways On Business scheme is live – with FEWER redemption seats

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The changes / devaluation of On Business (the British Airways loyalty programme for small businesses) came into effect last week.  The new home page is here. If you are an existing member, you will have been emailed your new membership number along with a request […]

SUNDAY is your last day to book BA On Business redemptions at the old rates

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Sunday, May 24th, is your last day to book redemptions via the British Airways On Business programme (their small business loyalty scheme) before it closes for two days in advance of the relaunch. Full details of the upcoming changes can be found here at ba.com. In some […]

Major restructuring (devaluation, for most!) of BA On Business announced

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A few days ago I wrote about how On Business redemptions (the British Airways loyalty programme for small companies) now represented better value due to the removal of fuel surcharges. It seems I spoke too soon.  A major restructuring of On Business was announced yesterday. Full […]

Why British Airways On Business points are now worth a lot more

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On Business is the British Airways loyalty scheme for small businesses (PartnerPlusBenefit is the Star Alliance equivalent if you are based in the UK and Ireland.) I wrote two long explanatory articles about British Airways On Business here and here.  In summary, if you own […]

When BA On Business points come to the rescue!

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All being well, my parents-in-law should arrive from Hamburg this morning for Christmas.  I got them here using an On Business redemption. On Business is the British Airways reward programme for companies. It allows businesses – even one-man bands, as long as they are registered […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your airline miles?

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There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 2, 2014 edition)

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This article is the final part of the piece I started yesterday introducing BA On Business, the reward programme for small businesses. Part 1 can be found here. Marriott hotel voucher redemptions no longer available If you did not want to redeem your On Business […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 1, 2014 edition)

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Many of you will never have come across BA On Business which is BA’s ‘other’ loyalty programme. Instead of rewarding flyers, though, it rewards the companies that book their travel. (And if you have your own business, you can be a ‘company’ as well as […]

The On Business devaluation BA told you about … and the secret one they didn’t

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If your company is a member of the British Airways On Business programme, it will have received an email on Monday. This explained that Marriott will no longer be a partner, and that from the end of the year you can no longer redeem for […]

BA On Business promotional code for 3,120 bonus points (worth 15,000-ish Avios)!

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On Business is the other British Airways loyalty scheme!  It is aimed at companies, not individuals, and earns your business On Business points for every flight that you book. It is important to note that the traveller ALSO receives their usual Avios when they fly.  […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your airline miles?

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View from the Wing ran a good summary recently on the expiry policies for the major airline frequent flyer programmes. There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most […]

When BA On Business points come to the rescue!

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On Business is the British Airways reward programme for companies.  It allows businesses – even one-man bands, as long as they are registered at Companies House – to collect points for all of their company-wide flights. (On Business points are totally separate to the Avios […]

Understanding BA On Business … the loyalty scheme for small companies (Part 2)

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This article is the final part of the piece I started yesterday introducing BA On Business, the reward programme for small businesses. Part 1 can be found here. Redeeming for Marriott hotel vouchers As I mentioned yesterday, there are only three ways to spend On […]

Understanding BA On Business … the loyalty scheme for small companies (Part 1)

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Somehow I have managed to produce this blog for seven months without mentioning the On Business loyalty programme at all – very sloppy of me!  That is something I will fix today. Many of you will never have come across BA On Business, which is […]

Travel agent and corporate BA tickets now upgradable – full details confirmed

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Well, via this link we now have full details of what has been rumoured for a few days – that British Airways tickets issued by travel agents, most importantly corporate travel agents, will be upgradable with Avios points. There is quite a bit of confusion about […]