The 4th and final British Airways aircraft to be repainted as part of the 100th birthday celebrations is due to land at Heathrow this morning.
There is a press launch but unfortunately we can’t make it as we are attending a Malaysia Airlines event. Look out for a review of their Terminal 4 lounge and A350 business and First Class seating soon.
British Airways has repainted a Boeing 747 with the ‘Negus’ livery, which was the first one used by the modern-day BA after the merger of BOAC and BEA in 1974. It will retain the livery until the aircraft is retired in 2022. The original looks like this:
We will bring you some pictures of the repainted aircraft over the weekend.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (September 2021)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!
There are two official British Airways American Express cards. Both have increased sign-up bonuses until 2nd November 2021:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:
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:
You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies. This card has a limited time offer of 60,000 Avios when you sign up:
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
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