Whilst British Airways has been running a limited service from London City Airport for the last few weeks, primarily on ‘Summer sun’ and domestic routes, it was intended to restart the bulk of the business routes next week.
BA has now decided to push back the majority of routes into late September or even October. Here are the current ‘first flight’ dates:
- Amsterdam: 5th October
- Berlin: 7th September
- Dusseldorf: 21st September
- Frankfurt: 7th September
- Milan Linate: 25th October
- Munich: 25th October
- Prague: 5th October
- Rome Fiumicino: 5th October
- Rotterdam: 5th October
- Zurich: 7th September
All date are, of course, subject to change.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (February 2024)
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:
There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.
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.
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.
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.
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.