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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.

Special Malaysia Airlines companion fares launched

Over the last couple of weeks I have written about my tour of the Malaysia Airlines A350-900 and my visit to their impressive but little know lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4. If it raised your interest in the airline, Malaysia Airlines is running a special companion fares promotion […]

How to redeem Avios for low tax US domestic flights – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 13

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

How Santiago shows up the crazy disparities in Avios pricing – with taxes from £42 to £604!

On Saturday I ran an article on how and why you should book long-haul Avios Business Class redemptions on Iberia via Madrid. I used New York as an example of how you can get great deals with Iberia (on some days, you’re comparing 68,000 Avios […]

Review of the impressive Malaysia Airlines lounge in Heathrow T4

There is my review of the Malaysia Airlines lounge in Heathrow Terminal 4. You can find full details of Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounges on this page of their website. This is part of our series of reviews of airport lounges across the UK. You see […]

Where can I fly with Avios from the UK regions? – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 10

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. What flights can you book with Avios if you live in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham […]

I take a tour of the Malaysia Airlines A350-900 (which earns Avios and BA tier points)

Malaysia Airlines invited me down to Heathrow last week to take a tour of their new Airbus A350-900. I am hoping to do a proper review of Malaysia Airlines in the next couple of months, but for now you’ll have to do with this brief […]

A quirk when earning Avios with SriLankan Airlines

As a member of the oneworld alliance, you can earn Avios and British Airways Executive Club tier points when you fly with SriLankan Airlines.  You can also redeem Avios for their flights. A reader pointed out a quirk which is worth knowing if you have […]

The Secrets of Reward Flight Saver – Avios Redemption University – Lesson 2

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. This article explains everything you need to know about booking Reward Flight Saver redemptions with […]

LATAM offering £1410 return fare to Sao Paolo from London

LATAM has an attractive £1410 business class return fare to Sao Paolo from London at the moment.  The fare seems widely available during 2019. As well as being good value, you earn Avios and British Airways tier points when you fly LATAM as they are […]

SriLankan Airlines to increase Heathrow services

We don’t cover SriLankan Airlines much on Head for Points.  We should do more, because SriLankan is a member of the oneworld alliance, allowing to earn and redeem Avios on its flights as well as earn British Airways tier points.  It also appears to have […]

Get an extra 5% off Malaysia Airlines sale fares this weekend

Malaysia Airlines is running a special promotion with Visa this weekend. You can save an additional 5% on all tickets in both Economy and Business as long as you travel by 6th May.  You can ONLY get the discount if you book via this page […]

What I learned at oneworld’s 20th birthday event – BA A380 interest, Aer Lingus and oneworld, new lounges, Qatar leaving?, China Southern joining?

oneworld held a major media event in London on Friday morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the airline alliance.  All 13 CEO’s were meant to attend and most of them did make it, including the heads of BA, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qantas (got […]

Malaysia Airlines launches special promotion with Visa

Malaysia Airlines is running a special promotion with Visa this weekend. You can save an additional 5% on all tickets in both Economy and Business as long as you travel by 6th May.  You can ONLY get the discount if you book via this page […]

The brand new look heading to Heathrow on the Qantas A380

It is around 18 months since Qantas announced the refurbishment of its A380 fleet, but only now is the first new-look aircraft getting close to taking to the skies.  Flights are scheduled to start in March, with the full A380 fleet of 12 planes completed […]

Malaysia Airlines drops First Class and, erm, keeps First Class – and you can’t use Avios

Malaysia Airlines – a oneworld partner of British Airways – has made a marketing decision to rename its First Class product as ‘Business Suite’. The airline has stated that it made the move as a result of many corporates now refusing to pay for First […]

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