oneworld alliance partners

The oneworld alliance is a group of major airlines which includes British Airways, Iberia, American Airlines, Qatar Airways and others. You can earn and redeem Avios points for flights on any airline in the alliance. The official oneworld website is here. These articles cover airlines which do not have their own Head for Points category.

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 […]

Fly EL AL? It’s a new option now Qantas Frequent Flyer has joined Amex Membership Rewards

On Monday, Qantas Frequent Flyer became a partner of American Express Membership Rewards in the UK. As promised, I wanted to answer the question: what are the best ways to spend Qantas Frequent Flyer points if you live in the UK?  I should caveat this by […]

Malaysia Airlines launches affordable Flexible Economy tickets

One of the key ways in which airlines are going to get people booking again is to make their tickets refundable. This does, of course, kill the holy grail of airline pricing.  The aim is to sell cheap non-refundable tickets to the leisure market and […]

Qantas Frequent Flyer is now a UK American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner!

With no fanfare at all, Qantas Frequent Flyer has apppeared this morning as a UK American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner. The transfer rate is 1:1. The minimum transfer is 500 points. The quoted transfer time is 3 business days. If you have an existing […]

Win a luxury Business Class holiday with Malaysia Airlines

Our friends at Malaysia Airlines dropped us a note to flag a very nice competition they are running in conjunction with Mail Online at the moment. The winner will get two return Business Class flights with Malaysia Airlines from Heathrow to Langkawi, for travel at almost […]

Which airlines can I use my Avios points on?

As we haven’t looked at this for a couple of years, I thought it was worth updating my list of all Avios airlines, ie airlines which let you redeem Avios points for their flights. You won’t find this information in one place on any of […]

You can now book Royal Air Maroc flights to Casablanca on Avios points – but the taxes are bonkers

Today I want to look at how to redeem Avios on Royal Air Maroc flights. As we covered last month, Royal Air Maroc joined the oneworld alliance on 1st April.  This opens up a lot of new Avios options in Africa.  oneworld has, to date, […]

Malaysia Airlines publishes a very sober London Heathrow flight schedule

It is fair to say that virtually all airlines have been over-optimistic in their plans to return to the skies post coronavirus.  (Realistically, I should say ‘past the first burst of coronavirus’.) Lots of plans have been announced and then shelved.  Most are now on […]

How to redeem Avios points for low tax US American Airlines domestic flights (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 13)

This article explains how to redeem Avios for domestic flights in the United States. 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. With […]

Where can I fly with Avios from UK regional airports? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 10)

What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham or anywhere outside London? 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 […]

Fly Milan to Sao Paulo for £878 in Business Class with LATAM this Winter!

We have run very few flight deal articles in recent weeks.  Frankly, we thought that the vast majority were simply not cheap enough to justify putting your money on the table given the current uncertainty. This one is different. LATAM is offering direct Business Class […]

How does Reward Flight Saver work on Avios tickets? (Avios Redemption University, Lesson 2)

This article explains everything you need to know about booking short-haul Reward Flight Saver redemptions on British Airways with Avios. 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 […]

Who wants to go to Ouagadougou? Royal Air Maroc is now in oneworld and an Avios partner

Who wants to go to Ouagadougou?  If it’s on your bucket list, you can now fly there with Avios. Royal Air Maroc joined the oneworld alliance on 1st April.  Unsurprisingly, given that the airline has currently grounded its entire fleet, it was a very low […]

How I survived a 24 hour flight to Australia in Economy! (Part 2)

This is the second part of my article on how I prepared for my 24 hour flight from London to Sydney ….. in Economy!  Part 1 is here if you missed it yesterday. When we left off yesterday, I was enjoying myself in the Cathay […]

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