British Airways Launches Bonus Avios Offer

British Airways Launches Bonus Avios Offer

Executive Club Members Earn 100,000 Avios on Three Roundtrip Flights

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- British Airways has launched a
special Executive Club promotion – allowing travelers to earn 100,000 Avios on
three flights – with the ability to earn 50,000 Avios for every flight after
that, meaning the more you fly the more you earn!

Avios is the shared currency reward for British Airways Executive Club and
Iberia Plus following the merger between the two airlines.

US and Canadian Executive Club members may register online at
www.ba.com/earnmoreavios. Executive Club members can earn the 100,000 miles
over three flights*:

1^st roundtrip qualifying flight: earn 15,000 Avios

2^nd roundtrip qualifying flight: earn 35,000 Avios

3^rd roundtrip qualifying flight: earn 50,000 Avios

And beyond: earn 50,000 Avios for each qualifying flight

There is no limit on how many times members can earn the bonus Avios.

Following the acquisition of bmi by International Airlines Group (IAG),
British Airways will operate 16% more flights this winter – and to an
additional 20 destinations, including Dublin, Belfast, Amman, Beirut and
Freetown.In December 2012, services to Seoul, South Korea will begin.

"This is a great opportunity for our Executive Club members to earn more
Avios.British Airways has a great winter schedule, flying to 20 additional
destinations and operating our biggest Heathrow schedule.Together with our
joint business partners, American Airlines, Iberia and OpenSkies, they can
travel to even more destinations", says John McDonald, Vice President
Marketing for British Airways.

*The Avios bonus is for US and Canadian Executive Club members travelling on
qualifying, roundtrip transatlantic flights operated and marketed by British
Airways, American Airlines, Iberia or OpenSkies booked in
flexible/non-restricted World Traveller economy or higher fares for travel
completed by January 31, 2013.Pre-travel registration required.

Full details available at www.ba.com/earnmoreavios.

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