oneworld alliance partners

The oneworld alliance is a group of major airlines which includes British Airways, Iberia, American Airlines, Qatar Airways and others. You can earn and redeem Avios points for flights on any airline in the alliance. The official oneworld website is here. These articles cover airlines which do not have their own Head for Points category.

Bits: SLH scraps The Club, Emirates A380 to Birmingham, Virgin / Malaysia partnership

News in brief: Small Luxury Hotels to launch new loyalty scheme Via Business Traveller, hotel marketing consortium Small Luxury Hotels of the World has announced that it will scrap its current loyalty scheme, The Club, next month. Small Luxury Hotels of the World is a […]

How I used Avios for a flat-bed from Japan to China – and other Asian Avios deals

This is my review of Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Business Class, in its regional intra-Asia configuration. Last year I ran an excellent article, written by a reader, on how to use Avios points to travel domestically in Japan.  As Japan Airlines is a member of the […]

Bits: 10% off Qatar, £188 LAN deal, Good To Go Parking sale

More news in brief as I do a bit of an inbox clearout: 10% off Qatar Airways flights from the UK The new Qatar Airways services from Cardiff are not yet bookable, but until 13th May you can get 10% off any other Qatar Airways flight […]

My review of the (BA) JAL Sakura Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

This is my review of the Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge at Frankfurt Airport, which is where you may end up if flying with British Airways. This is the last article from my recent review trip which took in Ibiza, Madrid and Frankfurt.  Frankfurt was my last […]

£1,408 to Auckland in Qatar Airways business plus other great 241 deals

I recently covered the new Finnair sale to Asia.  There are two other sales going on at the moment which I have decided to pull together in one article.  The key thing that links all three is that, as oneworld member airlines, you will earn […]

My review of LATAM 787 Business Class Madrid to Frankfurt

Last January Rob wrote about the LAN flight from Santiago, Chile to Frankfurt via Madrid when it was on special offer, with the option of only flying the bit between Frankfurt and Madrid.  As a 2 hours 40 minutes flight is a good way of […]

LAST CHANCE: Hilton EMEA sale, £1500 business class London to Sydney / Melbourne

News in brief: Hilton EMEA sale ending soon The Hilton EMEA sale which covers the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa ends on 31st January. The special landing page is here. Whilst it is nominally called the Winter Sale, you can book for any weekend between now and […]

Bits: ACT NOW to beat AwardWallet’s price hike, £1500 UK to Sydney / Melbourne still bookable

News in brief: Last chance to beat AwardWallet’s sharp price hike There is only one miles and points tool that I use every day – and have done for a number of years – and that is AwardWallet.  There has always been a link to […]

£1500 business class flights London-Sydney / Melbourne on Malaysia (earns Avios and tier points)

Malaysia Airlines seems to have dropped some very cheap business class flights to Sydney and Melbourne with the online travel agencies.  These deals are ONLY available if booked with a hotel – but it seems that 1 night in a hostel is enough to trigger […]

Bits: join the Avios graduate scheme, Malaysia ‘upgrade to First Class’ promo

News in brief: Join the Avios graduate recruitment scheme! If you, or a frequent flyer enthusiast you know, are currently in their last year at university or have recently graduated, you might find the Avios graduate recruitment scheme of interest. Frankly, if you read this […]

How to fly long-haul planes on short-haul redemptions!

Singapore Airlines announced a new European ‘fifth freedom’ route this week – Moscow to Stockholm, starting on 30th May.  As HFP has also just put a ‘fifth freedom’ flight in the diary for January, I thought it was worth another look at this interesting niche. […]

Bits: BA eBay’ing New Orleans flight tickets, LAN deal to Buenos Aires

News in brief: Bid for BA tickets to New Orleans on a preview flight British Airways is launching a new service to New Orleans on 27th March as I covered here. On 24th February, however, there is going to be a one-off trial flight during […]

Got Enrich Miles? Up to 70% off Malaysia Airlines redemptions from London to KL in all classes!

Malaysia Airlines has launched a generous promotion for redemption seats on its route from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur. The snag is that it is only available to people who have Malaysia’s Enrich Miles and not to people redeeming oneworld partner miles such as Avios. Enrich […]

Review of my airberlin ‘super low tax’ New York – Berlin Avios redemption

This is my review of airberlin business class on the New York to Berlin service. As I did have to leave New York eventually, despite my best attempts to avoid it, I decided to try out airberlin‘s New York JFK to Berlin Tegel service. Rob […]

New BA and oneworld arrivals lounge opens in Heathrow Terminal 3

The American Airlines arrivals lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3 has reopened after a five month refurbishment.  Whilst AA branded, this is also the arrivals lounge used by British Airways long haul flights into Terminal 3 as well as all Qantas and Cathay Pacific flights. The […]