Aer Lingus and AerClub

AerClub is the new frequent flyer programme for Aer Lingus, launched in 2016. As a member of the oneworld alliance, you can use your British Airways Avios points for Aer Lingus flights. Because Aer Lingus does not add fuel surcharges, these flights are exceptionally good value.

 

Our main article explaining how to use your Avios points on Aer Lingus is here. Our introductory article on AerClub is here.

Aer Lingus flat beds bookable between London and Dublin!

Aer Lingus is soon to receive the first of its Airbus A321neo LR aircraft.  Whilst these are single-aisle planes which look identical to a standard short haul aircraft, they have the engine and fuel capacity to fly to the East Coast of Canada and the […]

Bits: BA Geneva lounge closure delayed, 1000 bonus Avios with Avis rentals, IHG stops Miles & More transfers

News in brief: British Airways Geneva lounge closure delayed The closure of the British Airways lounge in Geneva, which we mentioned on Monday, has been delayed. It will now close on 9th June and will reopen in ‘late 2019’ following a major refurbishment. You will […]

Aer Lingus introducing AerSpace business class on UK and European routes

After more than a decade without business class on its short-haul aircraft, Aer Lingus has decided to introduce AerSpace, a halfway house between what you get from British Airways Euro Traveller and Club Europe.  It will be available from 1st September 2019. Don’t confuse AerSpace […]

Avios Ireland: 50% bonus Avios in AerClub with SuperValu

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 residents can take part in. Whilst Tesco has a major presence […]

How to save tax on US redemptions with Aer Lingus – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 12

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. This article explains how to redeem your Avios points on Aer Lingus. One of the […]

Where can I fly with Avios from the UK regions? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 10

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham […]

‘Part Pay With Avios’ rolled out to Aer Lingus

Last week I ran a long ‘Avios Redemption University’ article how ‘Part Pay With Avios’ works. I said that Aer Lingus did not have this feature, although you could use it if the Aer Lingus flight you wanted was on ba.com as a BA codeshare.  […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ on BA, Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 9

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. This article looks at how you use ‘Part Pay With Avios’. ‘Part Pay With Avios’ […]

A Beginners Guide to Redeeming Avios – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 1

The “Avios Redemption University” series is a good starting point for beginners, although I hope everyone will learn something from it.  Click here to see the other “Avios Redemption University” articles. Do you want to know how to spend your Avios wisely? Starting today, we are […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for March? – plus news round-up and the first Avios SME card

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit and charge cards can be found by clicking the […]

Avios Ireland: No more Avios earning from the free Bank of Ireland personal credit card

As a reminder, our occasional AerClub / Avios Ireland coverage only appears on the HFP website. We do not email these articles to our subscribers unless it is an offer available to UK readers. Aer Lingus recently launched its first Irish co-branded credit card with […]

What do we know about the launch of the Aer Lingus A321LR?

Aer Lingus has confirmed its first A321LR route. Aer Lingus is about to receive the first of 14 single aisle A321LR aircraft.  Whilst these look like standard European short haul planes, they have been adapted to have the capacity to fly transatlantic.  They are ideal […]

What I learned at oneworld’s 20th birthday event – BA A380 interest, Aer Lingus and oneworld, new lounges, Qatar leaving?, China Southern joining?

oneworld held a major media event in London on Friday morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the airline alliance.  All 13 CEO’s were meant to attend and most of them did make it, including the heads of BA, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qantas (got […]

New Aer Lingus A321LR seat revealed

Australian Business Traveller, of all people, has got exclusive images of the business class seat that Aer Lingus is using on its new A321LR fleet. Aer Lingus has 14 of these aircraft on order.  Whilst they will look like standard short haul aircraft from the […]

The Bank of Ireland Avios-earning credit card is now available

Last weekend we did a long article on the new Bank of Ireland Aer Credit Card, earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub. My review of the Aer Credit Card is here. You can now apply for the card via this page of the Bank of […]

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