British Airways has extended its cancellations of flights to Beijing and Shanghai due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
There will be no services until at least 29th February.
As of last night, the extension was only until tomorrow.
For anyone already in China, re-routing is being offered on Finnair, Qatar Airways, China Southern or JAL via any Chinese departure point. Apart from Qatar services, uou will be forced to transfer to a BA service at the hub airport, so you cannot take Finnair or JAL all the way through to London.
Hong Kong services are still operating as normal. Refunds are still being offered to anyone due to travel to Hong Kong before 23rd February.
The special advisories page of ba.com is here and has the latest information.
More detailed guidance aimed at travel agents can be found on the BA Travel Trade pages here.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 2022)
As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios points from UK credit cards. Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!
There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses.
There are special sign-up bonuses on both of the BA American Express cards until 28th February 2022. The bonus on the free card is doubled to 10,000 Avios and the bonus on the Premium Plus card is increased from 25,000 Avios to a huge 40,000 Avios.
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, along with a sign-up bonus worth 30,000 Avios.
30,000 Avios is a special offer which runs to 4th February 2022.
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 45,000 Avios sign-up bonus.
45,000 Avios is a special offer which runs to 28th February 2022.
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.
(Want to earn more Avios? Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)