Aer Lingus and AerClub
AerClub is the frequent flyer program for Aer Lingus. Like its sister airlines British Airways and Iberia it uses Avios as its reward currency.
You can find more information about spending your Avios with Aer Lingus for low-tax redemptions here. It is part of our ‘Avios Redemption University’ series that explains the basics of the Avios programme.
Aer Lingus gets the final US approval to join the BA / AA / Iberia / Finnair transatlantic joint venture
The US Department of Transport has now given its final approval to the Aer Lingus application to join the British Airways and American Airlines transatlantic joint venture. Iberia and Finnair are also .....
23 Dec 202023 December 2020 by Rob Burgess • 42 comments
Earn BA tier points on (some) Aer Lingus flights as it joins the BA/AA JV – and launches Manchester?
The US Department of Transport has tentatively approved the Aer Lingus application to join the British Airways and American Airlines transatlantic joint venture. Iberia and Finnair are also part of .....
18 Nov 202018 November 2020 by Rhys Jones • 48 comments
What are the 2021 Avios peak and off-peak calendar dates for BA, Aer Lingus and Iberia?
What are the peak and off-peak dates for redeeming Avios points? This article looks at the British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus peak and off-peak Avios calendars for 2021. Remember that these .....
31 Oct 202031 October 2020 by Rhys Jones • 16 comments
The 2021 Aer Lingus peak and off-peak Avios flight redemption calendar
What are the peak and off-peak calendar dates for redeeming Avios points in 2021? We have turned the Aer Lingus peak and off peak into a neat little table, below, which gives a better overview .....
1 Oct 20201 October 2020 by Rhys Jones • Leave a comment
Aer Lingus to launch US flights from the UK regional airport that pays it the most money
Aer Lingus has decided to scrap its direct flights to the United States from Shannon, according to media reports. The two aircraft based there will be moved to a UK regional airport and used to launch .....
1 Sep 20201 September 2020 by Rob Burgess • 45 comments
Receive 25% bonus Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub with SuperValu Real Rewards
As a reminder, our coverage of Avios Ireland (AerClub) is exclusively on the Head for Points website. You will not receive these articles via our daily emails unless it is a deal which UK .....
31 Aug 202031 August 2020 by Rob Burgess • Leave a comment
Aer Lingus to open six ex-Flybe routes from Belfast City Airport
Aer Lingus Regional, operated via a Stobart Air franchise, has announced six new routes from Belfast City Airport. Starting on a phased basis from 27th August, Aer Lingus will fly from Belfast City .....
24 Jul 202024 July 2020 by Rob Burgess • Leave a comment
Review: Is the Bank of Ireland Avios credit card from Aer Lingus AerClub worth the fee?
In early 2019, Ireland got its first official Avios credit card. This was the Aer Credit Card, offered by Bank of Ireland and earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub. I want to review it today. The .....
23 Jul 202023 July 2020 by Rob Burgess • 19 comments
Which airlines will let you book now with flexibility for late 2020 and early 2021?
A reader recently got in touch to suggest we write an article on how you are protected if you book cash flights now for later this year or early 2021. It was a good idea. After all, you may wish to .....
1 Jun 20201 June 2020 by Rhys Jones • 70 comments
Aer Lingus cancels all flights on two US routes to Miami and Minneapolis-St Paul
Aer Lingus has done an excellent job of building out its North American routes over the last few years. IAG has been trying to position Aer Lingus as a ‘value’ carrier across the .....
1 Jun 20201 June 2020 by Rob Burgess • 31 comments
Comair, the British Airways franchise in South Africa, is in trouble
Comair, the British Airways franchise operator in South Africa – in which BA has a circa 10% shareholding – has filed for ‘business rescue’. This is not necessarily the end of .....
9 May 20209 May 2020 by Rob Burgess • 21 comments
IAG takes UK Government funding, despite British Airways saying it wouldn’t as an excuse for job cuts
The British Airways redundancy saga took a new twist this morning as IAG, BA’s parent company, announced its results for the three months to March. When British Airways announced its 12,000 .....
7 May 20207 May 2020 by Rob Burgess • 134 comments
How to book low tax Avios redemption flights on Aer Lingus
This article explains how to redeem your Avios points on Aer Lingus. The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something .....
18 Apr 202018 April 2020 by Rob Burgess • 4 comments
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