Bits: double Avios on BA’s regional weekend routes, buy the contents of Heathrow Terminal 1!

News in brief:

Double Avios on BA’s regional weekend routes

British Airways is offering double Avios points on its weekend services operated from regional airports.  These are the flights which use the London City Airport fleet of Embraer aircraft whilst City is closed over the weekend.

(We need to come up with a catchy short name for these services.  “Weekend Embraer services operated from regional airports” doesn’t quite do it.)

As a reminder, the routes are:

Manchester – Malaga, Alicante, Ibiza, London City, Mykonos, Nice, Palma Majorca
Bristol – Malaga, Florence, Ibiza, Palma Majorca
Birmingham – Malaga, Florence, Ibiza, Palma Majorca
London Stansted – Florence, Geneva, Nice, Milan Linate, Ibiza, Faro, Malaga, Palma Majorca
Edinburgh – Palma Majorca
Dublin – Ibiza

You will earn double Avios when you book a flight on any of these routes by 12th June for travel before 25th November.  Not all of these routes will be operating until the end of November, however.

You MUST register to receive double Avios.  Go to this page of and click on the relevant link – it will bring up a pop-up box which contains a ‘Register Now’ button.

Personally, I’d like to see BA try a ‘double tier points’ offer.  Let’s be honest – double Avios isn’t going to excite anyone given the small number of points earned on economy flights these days.  Offering double tier points would drive a decent number of genuinely incremental Club Europe bookings from people chasing Silver or Gold status.

British Airways Embraer 190 London City

Buy the contents of Heathrow Terminal 1!

Fathers Day is on the way.  And what better present for an aviation loving parent than a souvenir from Heathrow Terminal 1, currently part-way through demolition?

How about his very own check-in desk?  There are 110 to choose from.  Perhaps he’d like his own baggage drop system?  Fast Track Security Entry gates and desks may prove handy when the kids bring all their friends round, as may a Blast Mitigation Glass Partition.  Perhaps his very own travellator (choice of 8) would be a thoughtful gift, laid out between the house and the shed?

Whatever you’re thinking of, Heathrow Terminal 1 can help!  The sales brochure is here and you can find more details on the sale here.

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for the latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios from current offers and promotions.)

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  1. Simmo says:

    If anybody is interested, just booked myself the BHX-PMI route in CE, seems they are using the Aspire Lounge according to manage my booking.