Avios is the currency of the British Airways Executive Club program. With Avios, short-haul redemptions on Qantas are great value. For example, it costs just 6,000 Avios in Economy or 12,500 Avios in Business to fly from Sydney to Melbourne. Avios are somewhat difficult to earn in Australia. But you can buy Avios directly from British Airways. Currently, you can even earn … [Read more...]
British Airways is one of the largest members of the Oneworld airline alliance and a Qantas Frequent Flyer partner. The British Airways Executive Club program is also a popular choice for frequent flyers. Members can earn and redeem Avios for flights, and earn tier points to reach Bronze, Silver or Gold status.
British Airways flies daily from Sydney to London via Singapore, with a schedule that mirrors Qantas flight QF1.
If you fly a lot with Oneworld airlines but seek an alternative to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program, British Airways Executive Club could be a logical choice. There are some distinct advantages to earning Oneworld status with British Airways Executive Club instead of Qantas Frequent Flyer. This is especially the case if you fly quite a lot, as British Airways offers some … [Read more...]
The British Airways frequent flyer program can be very useful when redeeming Avios for short-haul flights, including Qantas domestic flights around Australia. But British Airways Executive Club redemptions are notoriously expensive on long-haul routes, especially in Business and First Class. If you want to redeem Avios for something other than a short-haul flight, though, … [Read more...]
Did you know that British Airways flies from Sydney to Singapore? The Qantas partner, which is a member of the Oneworld alliance, serves this fifth-freedom route every day with a 4-class Boeing 777-300ER. The British Airways Sydney-Singapore flight continues to London mirroring QF1, Qantas' "kangaroo route" service. This British Airways route is of interest to Qantas … [Read more...]
There's some bad news for users of the British Airways Executive Club program. British Airways will be making "changes" to the pricing of partner airline award tickets from 30 May 2019. But even more concerning is the fact that British Airways won't yet reveal what the new prices are! It seems we won't know exactly what's changing until after the changes come into effect. It … [Read more...]