British Airways On Business

On Business is the loyalty scheme for small and medium sized businesses run by British Airways.

 

Our main article outlining how the scheme works can be found here.  The official On Business website is here.

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme reviewed (Part 2, 2019 edition)

This is Part 2 of our look at the British Airways On Business loyalty programme for businesses.  This allows a company to earn On Business points – to redeem for flights or upgrades – at the same time as its travellers earn Avios points. Part […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme reviewed (Part 1, 2019 edition)

This is our review of the British Airways ‘On Business’ loyalty programme. Some of you will never have come across On Business which is British Airways ‘other’ loyalty programme. Instead of rewarding flyers, it rewards the companies that book their travel. (If you have your own business, […]

A change to British Airways On Business

On Business is the small business loyalty scheme run by British Airways.  Whilst hugely devalued a couple of years ago, there is no reason NOT to sign-up if you are a VAT-registered company as you still earn Avios and tier points as usual.  My full […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 2, 2018 edition)

This is Part 2 of our look at the British Airways On Business loyalty programme for businesses.  This allows a company to earn On Business points – to redeem for flights or upgrades – at the same time as its travellers earn Avios points. Part […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 1, 2018 edition)

Some of you will never have come across On Business which is British Airways ‘other’ loyalty programme. Instead of rewarding flyers, it rewards the companies that book their travel. (And if you have your own business, you can be a ‘company’ as well as a traveller, and […]

Bits: save 35% buying SPG points, Etihad changes baggage allowances, On Business changes

News in brief: Buy Starwood points for 35% off (= cheap airline miles) Starwood is again offering a 35% discount when you purchase SPG Starpoints before 16th March. The link to buy is here. The good news is that the discount is not staggered.  As long […]

Is someone secretly stealing your BA On Business points?

A reader dropped me an email to tell me how a number of employees at his Mayfair investment fund had been ‘let go’ recently after it was found that they were stealing British Airways On Business points. Is anyone stealing yours? On Business is the […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 2, 2017 edition)

This is Part 2 of our look at the British Airways On Business loyalty programme for businesses.  This allows a company to earn On Business points – to redeem for flights or upgrades – at the same time as its travellers earn Avios points. Part […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 1, 2017 edition)

Some of you will never have come across On Business which is British Airways ‘other’ loyalty programme. Instead of rewarding flyers, it rewards the companies that book their travel. (And if you have your own business, you can be a ‘company’ as well as a traveller, and […]

Do you know the expiry rules for your 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 dropped a few miles from a one-off promotion and then […]

Register now – TRIPLE AVIOS and TRIPLE OB POINTS on all BA flights, all classes!

So, how bad are British Airways forward bookings at the moment?  I was surprised that the current British Airways sale (covered here) was not as aggressive as I expected. However, now we have a very serious statement of intent – triple base Avios on all […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 2, 2016 edition)

This is Part 2 of our look at the British Airways On Business loyalty programme for businesses.  This allows a company to earn On Business points – to redeem for flights or upgrades – at the same time as its travellers earn Avios points. Part […]

The British Airways ‘On Business’ programme explained (Part 1, 2016 edition)

Some of you will never have come across On Business which is British Airways ‘other’ loyalty programme. Instead of rewarding flyers, it rewards the companies that book their travel. (And if you have your own business, you can be a ‘company’ as well as a traveller, and […]

No BA On Business points if you don’t have a VAT number – the secret change they never told you about

On Business, the British Airways loyalty scheme for small companies, was ‘restructured’ on May 27th. The net result was to make the scheme more lucrative for purchasers of premium tickets and less lucrative for buyers of cheaper tickets, as well as making it harder for […]

The relaunched British Airways On Business scheme is live – with FEWER redemption seats

The changes / devaluation of On Business (the British Airways loyalty programme for small businesses) came into effect last week.  The new home page is here. If you are an existing member, you will have been emailed your new membership number along with a request […]

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