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Who are British Airways airline partners?

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Who are British Airways airline partners?

Which airlines let you earn Avios and sometimes British Airways Executive Club tier points when you fly with them?

You probably already know that British Airways is part of the oneworld alliance, a global airline alliance, that permits you to earn Avios and tier points on any oneworld flight. However, British Airways also has additional, non-oneworld partners where you have the opportunity to earn and redeem Avios and tier points.

All the British Airways partners and oneworld alliance members

Here is the full list:

oneworld alliance

American Airlines

Cathay Pacific

Finnair

Iberia

Japan Airlines

LATAM

Malaysia Airlines

Qantas

Qatar Airways

Royal Jordanian

S7 Airlines

SriLankan Airlines

Coming soon:

Fiji Airways

Royal Air Maroc

British Airways non-alliance airline partners

Aer Lingus

Air Italy (ex Meridiana)

Alaska Airlines

Iberia has some additional airline partners such as Avianca – take a look at iberia.com for details.

Weirdly, as it is in Star Alliance, you can also earn Avios via Aer Lingus AerClub when you fly to the US with United Airlines.  This article explains how.

It is also possible to earn Avios when you fly with Emirates if you book Qantas codeshares as I explain here.

(This article is part of our ‘BA Q&A’ series which explains how British Airways Executive Club works.  You can see all of our ‘BA Q&A’ articles here. )

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How to get 20,000 Avios from Amex Gold, or 30,000 Avios from Amex Platinum (June 2021 offer)

The sign-up bonus on American Express Preferred Rewards Gold converts to 20,000 Avios and the card is free for the first year.

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You don’t qualify for the Amex Gold bonus if you have a British Airways American Express card. You DO qualify for the bonus on The Platinum Card, which converts into 30,000 Avios – find out more here:

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If you have your own small business, the best way of earning Avios is via the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa. It has a sign-up bonus which converts to 10,000 Avios:

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You can find out more about ALL UK credit cards which offer travel rewards in this article, updated monthly.

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