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oneworld alliance partners

oneworld is an airline alliance comprising: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines.

There also a number of ‘oneworld connect’ airline, including Fiji Airways.

You can earn British Airways Avios and tier points when flying other oneworld airlines. A separate pricing chart applies for Avios bookings on oneworld partners.

This article looks at which airlines you can use your Avios on.

Earn Miles & More miles writing hotel reviews

If you are collecting Lufthansa’s Miles & More miles then this is an option for topping up your balance, albeit not by much! Miles & More is currently offering 100 M&M miles for .....

If you are collecting Lufthansa’s Miles & More miles then this is an option for topping up your .....

by Rob Burgess2 comments

Latin American airline LATAM available for Avios redemptions from early 2014

The two major Latin American carriers, TAM and LAN, have confirmed they will join the oneword alliance – which includes British Airways – in early 2014. TAM and LAN merged last year to .....

The two major Latin American carriers, TAM and LAN, have confirmed they will join the oneword alliance – .....

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Avios Redemption University – Lesson 7 – Using your BA Amex 2-4-1 voucher

This article is part of the Avios Redemption University, a series of posts aimed at explaining some of the most important things you need to know when planning on redeeming your Avios. It is NOT about .....

This article is part of the Avios Redemption University, a series of posts aimed at explaining some of the .....

by Rob Burgess46 comments

Malaysia Airlines joins oneworld – with a Paris and Amsterdam loophole

Malaysia Airlines System joins the oneworld alliance today.  And this means that you can redeem your Avios for their flights, as well as earning them by flying on Malaysia. Let’s start by .....

Malaysia Airlines System joins the oneworld alliance today.  And this means that you can redeem your .....

by Rob Burgess32 comments

New British Airways Gold card benefits start today

With very little fanfare (unless British Airways Gold card holders have been emailed directly about this), two new benefits have been added today. Technically, these new benefits have been given to .....

With very little fanfare (unless British Airways Gold card holders have been emailed directly about this), two .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

Get 25% off selected Iberia Avios redemptions

If you can fly before the end of February, Iberia has some interesting Avios sale deals going on with a 25% discount on the number of Avios required.  Given that Iberia also has far lower taxes than .....

If you can fly before the end of February, Iberia has some interesting Avios sale deals going on with a 25% .....

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Does the sale of airberlin’s frequent flyer scheme to Etihad matter?

The last bit of news I picked up from my 10 days in Dubai was the story that Abu Dhabi’s Etihad had bought a 70% stake in airberlin‘s frequent flyer scheme, topbonus. The transaction .....

The last bit of news I picked up from my 10 days in Dubai was the story that Abu Dhabi’s Etihad had .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

How to fly long haul planes on short haul redemptions

Today’s article is about how to redeem your Avios on short haul European flights which are flown by long-haul aircraft (ie a 747, 777, A380, A330, A340 etc). Why would you want to do this? Well, .....

Today’s article is about how to redeem your Avios on short haul European flights which are flown by .....

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airberlin launches its new fully-flat seat for your low-tax redemptions

I have written a few pieces about airberlin recently because they offer an excellent way to redeem your Avios without paying extreme taxes.  Yes, you need to hub through Germany to travel with them, .....

I have written a few pieces about airberlin recently because they offer an excellent way to redeem your Avios .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

Now that’s what I call taxes ….

I have just booked, for reasons that I will explain in a few weeks, a one-way flight from the US to Germany. airberlin New York JFK to Berlin Tegel One-Way Business Class The Avios required were the .....

I have just booked, for reasons that I will explain in a few weeks, a one-way flight from the US to Germany. .....

by Rob Burgess6 comments

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