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‘My Flightpath’ – a cool new tool on

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British Airways launched a new tool on yesterday – ‘My Flightpath’.

You can access it here (log-in required).

When BA launched Lifetime Tier Points last year, they were forced into assembling lots of data on your British Airways trip history.  Someone clearly thought that it was a shame to see this data go to waste!

So, log in via the link above and this is what you will now see.  The data here is for my 2 year old.  In reality he has done more than this but we didn’t bother getting him a BAEC number until he took his first revenue flight!

Your dashboard – a quick summary of where you have flown on BA and partners:

My Flightpath Dashboard 2

Your cities and countries – a map of where you have been:

My Flightpath Map 2

and finally

Your badges – try to collect a few badges (no prizes!) for ticking off some arbitrary targets:

My FLightpath Badges 2

It doesn’t have any great purpose (except, looking at the Flyertalk discussion on this, to convince a lot of people that BA must have calculated their lifetime tier points wrongly!), but I bet you end up sneaking a look ….


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (February 2023)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

SPECIAL OFFER: Until 21st February 2023, the sign-up bonus on the British Airways Premium Plus American Express card is increased to 35,000 Avios from 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

35,000 Avios (ONLY to 21st February) and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & four airport lounge passes Read our full review

The Platinum Card from American Express

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Run your own business?

We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,500 Avios.

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You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

Comments (35)

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  • Frenske says:

    They are sooooo cruel … a have a sliver frequent flyer but I am only a lowly blue. 🙁

  • Bwana says:

    Mine tells me all the details in Portugese! A language I cannot speak a word of!

  • RogerWilco says:

    I sorely miss the partner flights credited to BAEC – they do have the info, why not include them, too? Nice tool/toy, but…

  • TimS says:

    Mine misses out AA flights where I credited the miles to BAEC but then does include a flight I took on a BA management (ie staff travel) ticket where no TPs or avois were earned!

  • Riaz says:

    BA taking advantage of the gamification trend. Great idea.

  • Robin says:

    “We didn’t bother getting him a BAEC number”
    I am disappointed in you – LOL

    • Rob says:

      You get yourself a new born baby and then see how far up your priority list comes registering it for BAEC when only redemptions are booked!

      Obviously, when we had to pay for a ticket, I got onto it immediately!

      • gnarlyoldgoatdude says:

        Maybe I’m sadder than you.
        By the time my son was 2 weeks old he had his first passport.
        By 6 months he had 3 passports and was signed up for as many schemes as possible.

        • Johnny5a says:

          not as bad as you, my son joined BAEC at 2 weeks old. passport within 6 weeks. facebook/twitter/email address sorted out the day after he was born 🙂

          • Rob says:

            My kids both have internet domains in their names, so they can have their own personalised email address when they are older! It’s only a couple of quid a year to maintain them.

  • Phil says:

    I think it has crashed now the general email has been sent out. Pretty interesting stuff but also plenty for the mine is bigger than your posts

  • signol says:

    It also doesn’t show BA franchise partner Comair flights 😉

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