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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.

What Jamie did right – and very, very wrong – when he booked his Indonesia holiday on Avios

Over the last couple of weeks we have run a series of flight reviews from Jamie’s recent month-long holiday in Asia.  The majority of the international flights were booked with Avios. Before we go on, I should say that I wasn’t involved in the booking […]

Bits: Plaza Premium loses Cathay T3 management, LOT launches City to Vilnius, BA launching Islamabad?

News in brief: Plaza Premium loses management of Cathay Pacific lounge Plaza Premium confirmed to us this week that it is no longer managing the Cathay Pacific lounge in Heathrow Terminal 3. We had heard rumours of this from readers in the last couple of […]

New Avios partner coming: Royal Air Maroc is joining the oneworld alliance

Casablanca-based Royal Air Maroc announced on Wednesday that it is joining the oneworld alliance, the airline alliance which includes British Airways.  oneworld is one of the three global airline alliances, with other two being Star Alliance and SkyTeam. This gives the oneworld alliance an African […]

Review of the Premier Lounge at Bali (Ngurah Rai International) Airport

This is our review of the Premier Lounge at Bali (Ngurah Rai International) Airport, used by Qatar Airways and other airlines. It is part of Jamie’s set of reviews on his recent trip to Indonesia, flying business class on various oneworld airlines including British Airways, […]

Review: Malaysia Airlines regional business class, from Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta, on Avios

This is my review of redeeming Avios for Malaysia Airlines regional business class between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta. Rob writes: this is 5th article covering Jamie’s recent month-long break in Indonesia, using Avios for oneworld alliance business class flights.  The previous article looked at the […]

Review of the impressive new Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge (International Satellite) in Kuala Lumpur

This is our review of the Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge in the international Satellite Terminal in Kuala Lumpur, which reopened in March 2018 following refurbishment. Rob says: It is part of Jamie’s series of reports from his trip to Indonesia, flying on various oneworld airlines […]

Bits: earn Avios and BA tier points on a KLM route!, Icelandair in surprise rescue acquisition of WOW Air

News in brief: NEW: earn Avios and tier points on a KLM route! One of the quirks of British Airways Executive Club is that you can earn Avios and BA tier points when flying on Emirates.  Very few people know this.  All you need to […]

£161 return flat-bed 80 tier points business class deal on LAN’s Madrid to Frankfurt service

South American airline LATAM is a oneworld partner, which means that you can use Avios points to redeem for its flight from Madrid to Santiago, Chile. It also has a decent business class service as you can see from Anika’s review here and the photo […]

Bits: Heathrow fined £1.6m for fixing car parking prices, Al Bustan Palace in Muscat reopens, 20% off LATAM flights

News in brief: Heathrow Airport fined £1.6m for fixing car parking pricing at Terminal 5 Heathrow Airport has been hit with a £1.6m fine by the Competition & Markets Authority over price fixing for car parking at Terminal 5. The case involves the Sofitel Hotel […]

Which 30 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 […]

Excellent LATAM (Avios earning) business class fares to South America for December

If you don’t have your Christmas plans lined up yet, LATAM is offering some excellent fares to South America. These fares will earn Avios and British Airways Executive Club tier points if credited to BA as LATAM is a BA partner. These deals are only valid […]

Bits: get tier points and a flat bed on FRA-MAD, Virgin / Avis deal, Hyatt partners with Small Luxury Hotels

News in brief: Fly Frankfurt to Madrid in LATAM business class for £172 return LATAM, previous LAN, is a oneworld partner airline.  You can use Avios points to redeem for its flight from Madrid to Santiago, Chile, amongst other routes. It also has an impressive […]

Bits: £973 oneworld deal to Rio for August, Etihad F1 packages, Starwood loses four Dubai hotels

News in brief: LATAM launches a £973 business class deal to Rio for August travel LATAM has launched a very attractive business class fare to Rio, from just £973 in Business Class. In theory this fare can be booked out of Madrid, Barcelona, Frankfurt and […]

Coming soon: redeem Avios on Fiji Airways with more new partners promised

The oneworld airline alliance, of which British Airways is a core and founder member, has announced the launch of oneworld connect.  This means new airlines on which you can earn and redeem Avios. oneworld connect has the potential to be very interesting indeed.  It allows […]

How to get a 35% bonus on your Membership Rewards balance – but why it isn’t always a great idea

One of the downsides of the fall of Sterling against the Dollar and the Euro since the Brexit vote has been to destroy much – but not all – of the generous arbitrage that used to be available if you held the American Express International […]

Bits: LHR T1 contents auction, Etihad UK call centre to close?, new Radisson for New York, 10% off LATAM

News in brief: Heathrow Terminal 1 auctions off – everything! Last year we covered an auction where the heavy plant from Heathrow Terminal 1 was being sold off. On 21st April, literally everything else from T1 which could be ripped off the walls or floor […]

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