British Airways and BA Executive Club

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Is Capital On Tap Business Rewards (15,000 Avios bonus) or BA Accelerating Business Amex the best SME credit card?

Until 13th July, we are running an EXCLUSIVE Head for Points reader offer on the Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa.  You will receive points worth £150 cashback or 15,000 Avios if you sign up using our ‘headforpoints’ promo code.  This is a great deal […]

BA Holidays guarantees you can cancel new bookings for a voucher ….. no questions asked

If you are keen to book a holiday at the moment but are worried about what would happen if you voluntarily changed your mind about going, BA Holidays has got your back. BA Holidays has just updated its ‘Customer Promise’ to offer increased flexibility if […]

What are the best seats on a British Airways A380?

This is our guide to picking the best seat on the British Airways A380 aircraft. British Airways has 12 Airbus A380 aircraft. The superjumbo is the largest aircraft in BA’s fleet and the largest passenger aircraft in operation with two decks running along its entire […]

British Airways cancels all Gatwick short-haul flights for July and August

British Airways appears to have cancelled all of its London Gatwick short-haul services for July, August and early September. It seems – although it isn’t fully clear – that the most flights have either been transferred to Heathrow, retaining the same flight number, or merged […]

How to make yourself a British Airways Executive Club Premier member in 2 minutes :-)

British Airways IT genius strikes again ….. The iPhone app has updated today.  For some reason, BA has failed to remove a testing element. EDIT: BA fixed this in a further app update on Wednesday afternoon.  If you are only updating the app now you […]

Has your British Airways Executive Club status been upgraded or extended today?

As promised last week, British Airways has processed (or is at least in the middle of processing) the final batch of status upgrades and extensions today. British Airways implemented status extensions for the majority of British Airways Executive Club members last week. However, there were […]

Three reasons why British Airways flyers may find the new Qantas / Amex Membership Rewards tie-up useful

We ran two articles last week on Qantas Frequent Flyer joining UK American Express Membership Rewards as a transfer partner. This article is an overview of Qantas Frequent Flyer and Membership Rewards, and this article looks at whether you should use Qantas Frequent Flyer points […]

The first British Airways Boeing 787-10 has finally arrived

The first Boeing 787-10 in the British Airways fleet landed at Heathrow yesterday, on a flight from the Boeing plant in Charleston. The aircraft was delivered five months late after various certification delays.  We covered the British Airways Boeing 787-10 saga in this article. The […]

How expatriates in the UK can earn 100,000 Avios points by joining Citigold Expat

Citibank runs an Avios-earning deal for expats in the UK who move their banking to Citi. Citibank has a standard Avios-earning offer for UK residents who sign up with Citigold Wealth Management, which has been running for two year now.  Full details are on the […]

What are the best seats on a British Airways A350?

This is our guide to picking the best seat on the British Airways A350-1000. Today, we are launching a new series of Head for Points British Airways seat guides.  These use exclusive seat plans which we have commissioned ourselves.  We will run a new article […]

BA CityFlyer adds nine routes from London City Airport BUT scraps regional weekend flights

BA CityFlyer has been virtually grounded due to the closure of London City Airport.  Now that the airport has re-opened, questions regarding the future of CityFlyer services have emerged. Whilst CityFlyer normally operates 32 routes from London City, this will be reduced to just nine […]

News: Avios ‘Thank You’ appeal closes, Luthansa bailout is finally approved, Loyalty Leaders webinar

News in brief: Avios ‘Thank You’ appeal closes at 300 million points Last month we covered the Avios ‘Thank You’ appeal, which will see Avios offered to NHS workers as a big thank you for their efforts during coronavirus. Avios Group donated an initial 210 […]

British Airways to cut legacy cabin crew base pay by no more than 20%

British Airways has published its pay proposals for legacy cabin crew today.  The plan is that no-one will see their base pay fall by more than 20%. The aim is to ensure a soft landing between current pay scales for legacy (pre 2010) crew and […]

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