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American Airlines and AAdvantage

AAdvantage is the frequent flyer program of British Airways partner American Airlines.

Don’t forget that you can both earn and spend Avios on American Airlines through your British Airways, Iberia Plus or Aer Lingus AerClub account.

It works in the other direction too. This article looks at how you can upgrade your British Airways flights with AAdvantage miles.

FINALLY? Earn British Airways tier points when flying Aer Lingus

It is almost two years since the application by Aer Lingus to join the transatlantic joint venture with British Airways, American Airlines, Iberia and Finnair gained regulatory approval. No-one told .....

It is almost two years since the application by Aer Lingus to join the transatlantic joint venture with .....

by Rob Burgess49 comments

How to upgrade your British Airways flights using American Airlines miles

This article looks at how to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines AAdvantage frequent flyer miles. Being able to upgrade British Airways tickets using Avios is a well known feature .....

This article looks at how to upgrade British Airways flights using American Airlines AAdvantage frequent flyer .....

by Rob Burgess20 comments

Do you know the expiry rules for your Avios and other airline miles?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them or add to them. This is most likely to happen with secondary programmes where you once .....

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your miles have expired when you finally come to use them .....

by Rob Burgess34 comments

LAST CHANCE: Save 30% on SeatSpy ‘First Class’ membership

For two years now, SeatSpy has been a convenient way of finding reward seat availability on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. It is by far the easiest way of seeing Avios and Virgin Points reward .....

For two years now, SeatSpy has been a convenient way of finding reward seat availability on British Airways .....

by Rob Burgess22 comments

No more masks on flights to and from the United States

In a surprise move, the US federal mask mandate on public transport – including planes and trains – has been scrapped following a ruling by US District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in .....

In a surprise move, the US federal mask mandate on public transport – including planes and trains .....

by Rhys Jones67 comments

Save 30% on SeatSpy ‘First Class’ membership

For two years now, SeatSpy has been a convenient way of finding reward seat availability on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. It is by far the easiest way of seeing Avios and Virgin Points reward .....

For two years now, SeatSpy has been a convenient way of finding reward seat availability on British Airways .....

by Rob Burgess34 comments

American Airlines to move more flights to Heathrow Terminal 5

American Airlines has announced another round of musical chairs at Terminal 5, with a number of services moving to join British Airways at Terminal 5. This will benefit anyone connecting to or from a .....

American Airlines has announced another round of musical chairs at Terminal 5, with a number of services .....

by Rob Burgess54 comments

American Airlines reopens its arrivals lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3

The American Airlines arrivals lounge at Heathrow reopened on Tuesday. This is good news for anyone flying in from the US on an AA service. British Airways and Cathay Pacific passengers will also be .....

The American Airlines arrivals lounge at Heathrow reopened on Tuesday. This is good news for anyone flying in .....

by Rob Burgess31 comments

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