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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.

How to get a better Avios Oz / New Zealand redemption using the multi-partner chart

I get a steady stream of emails asking about how to book Avios tickets to Australia or New Zealand.  My honest answer is – don’t bother.  Use cash. There are three reasons for this: Avios availability, if using a 2-4-1 voucher, is exceptionally hard to […]

Our review of Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite (ex First Class) (Part 1)

This is our review of the Malaysia Airlines Business Suite on the Airbus A350-900, between London Heathrow and Kuala Lumpur. This review is part of our series on Malaysia Airlines. You can read the first article, my review of the Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge at […]

Our review of Malaysia Airlines A350 Business Suite (ex First Class) (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our Malaysia Airlines Business Suite review, flying from London to Kuala Lumpur on an Airbus A350-900. Part 1 of our Malaysia Airlines Business Suites review can be found here, which focuses mainly on the cabin, seat and lunch first meal […]

Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge Heathrow Terminal 4 review

This is our review of the Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 4. This is part of our series of reviews of airport lounges across the UK. You see all of the reviews here. This is the first review in our new series looking […]

How is Royal Air Maroc progressing with oneworld membership?

Royal Air Maroc has set a date for joining oneworld. The oneworld airline alliance, of which British Airways is a key member,  sent out a media release on new developments last week. The one thing worth sharing is that the date for Royal Air Maroc […]

New Hilton / American Express promotion launched

Hilton has launched a new American Express promotion.  This may be found on some, all or none of your Amex cards, under the ‘Offer’ tab on your online statement page. There are a few variants, looking at reader comments yesterday.  My version is ‘get 4,000 […]

How to book domestic QantasLink flights in Australia with Avios (as ba.com doesn’t show them)

This article shows you how to book domestic QantasLink flights in Australia using Avios – and the answer is not to use ba.com! If you are heading down to Australia in the near future, there are a couple of Avios quirks which are good to […]

Malaysia Airlines launches a new UK sale in Economy and Business

Malaysia Airlines is running a UK sale this week in both Economy and Business. You can book until 8th May for travel between: Economy: now and 4th July 27th August to 5th December 9th January to 31st March 2020 Business: 2nd May to 31st March […]

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 […]

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