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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.

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 […]

EXCLUSIVE: Bank of Ireland to launch an Avios credit card – but is it worth the fee?

This is our preview of the “so new it’s not even launched yet” Aer Credit Card, offered by Bank of Ireland and earning Avios in Aer Lingus AerClub. The rewards credit card market in Ireland is pretty thin, not helped by a €30 annual tax […]

Aer Lingus launches its new logo and aircraft livery

With the first of 14 A321LR aircraft due for arrival very soon – which will see the launch of US flights using single-aisle planes – Aer Lingus has announced its new first brand refresh for over 20 years. And this is it: If you’re thinking “this […]

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 […]

Do you get BA lounge access flying BA codeshares on Vueling, Aer Lingus, Flybe or airBaltic?

British Airways lounge access policies are, on the face of it, straightforward.  You get access if you are flying in Business or First Class or have a Silver or Gold card or equivalent oneworld status. The devil is in the detail.  Can you get lounge […]

How to use ‘Part Pay With Avios’ for flights on BA, Iberia, Vueling, Flybe and Aer Lingus

‘Part Pay With Avios’ has, apparently, been very successful since it was launched.  It allows you to redeem your points for a discount against a cash ticket, although in most cases you are not allowed to pay the entire price with points. (I’m not sure […]

Aer Lingus applies to join the transatlantic joint venture

Aer Lingus submitted its legal application this week for anti-trust immunity to allow it to join the transatlantic joint venture led by IAG. At present, British Airways, American Airlines, Iberia and Finnair operate their flights to and from North America as one company.  All of […]

Aer Lingus and Supervalu launch a NYC competition

Aer Lingus AerClub has launched a new promotion with the SuperValu supermarket chain. If you convert your SuperValu Money Back vouchers or Real Rewards points into Avios by 31st December 2018, you will be entered into a draw to win a family flight to New […]

Aer Lingus to launch FULLY FLAT business class seats on European routes!

No, it’s not April 1st.  Aer Lingus has announced plans to bring back Business Class on some of its key short-haul routes.  And it will be doing it with FULLY FLAT seats. And here’s the thing – this is actually a remarkably sensible thing to […]

STILL RUNNING: Get 18,000 Avios for £142 – but with a catch

It is a good few months since I last talked about this deal so – as it is still running until 31st December – I thought I would look at it again today for the benefit of new readers. AerClub, the new Aer Lingus Avios-based frequent […]

Montreal becomes an Avios bargain with Aer Lingus

We told you last week that Aer Lingus is launching Montreal and Minneapolis for Summer 2019. What I didn’t spot at the time is that Aer Lingus is NOT fudging Avios pricing to Montreal! This is what I mean.  Dublin to Boston is 2,993 miles.  This […]

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