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 (October 2021)
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. 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:
The 30,000 points bonus on Amex Gold runs to 9th November 2021. The 60,000 points bonus on The Platinum Card runs to 2nd November 2021.
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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