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About British Airways

British Airways

Based in the United Kingdom, along with its franchisees and affiliates BA Cityflyer, Comair^ and Sun-Air of Scandinavia^, British Midland International and OpenSkies, British Airways flies to 170 destinations in Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and North and South America.

We are making some changes to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program which will affect these benefits for travel on or after 1 July 2014. View full details.

When flying on eligible British Airways fares and flights with a BA flight number, you can:

Earning Points

Earn points when flying on eligible fares and flights.

  First Business World Traveller Plus Economy Discount Economy
Booking class AF CDIJR ETW BHY GKLMNOQSV
Points Base earn rate (per mile or 1.609km) 1 1 1 1 0.25
Cabin bonus 50% 25% 10%  -  -

Note

  • Status credits are earned on all eligible booking classes.
  • Points are not earned when travelling in classes other than those specified.
  • Travel in Discount Economy in the eligible booking classes that is not between these city pairs will earn a base rate of 0.25:
    - Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney and London or Frankfurt via Bangkok or Singapore,
    - Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney and Bangkok or Singapore, and
    - London or Frankfurt and Bangkok or Singapore.
  • Until 30 March 2013, travel in Discount Economy in the eligible booking classes between these city pairs will earn a base rate of 1. For travel from 31 March 2013, all travel in Discount Economy will earn a base rate of 0.25:
    - Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney and London or Frankfurt via Bangkok or Singapore,
    - Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney and Bangkok or Singapore, and
    - London or Frankfurt and Bangkok or Singapore.
  • For travel from 31 March 2013, members will no longer earn a Minimum Points Guarantee when travelling on British Airways fares and flights (with a BA flight number).
  • For travel from 31 March 2013, members will no longer earn a Status bonus when travelling on British Airways fares and flights (with a BA flight number).

Claim missing points

Minimum Points Guarantee - for travel until 30 March 2013

  • 125 points when flying in Discount Economy.
  • 500 points when flying in First, Business, World Traveller Plus or Economy.

For travel from 31 March 2013, Minimum Points Guarantee will no longer apply to Qantas Frequent Flyers travelling on British Airways fares and flights (with a BA flight number).

Using Points

British Airways plane

You can use your points on British Airways for a:




Book an Award flight

Popular Routes

 

From To Cabin Booking
class
Minimum points
earned
One way Classic Award
flights from
London (LHR)

Barcelona

Economy BHY 713 14,000 points*
London (LHR)

Istanbul

Economy BHY 1,561 20,000 points*
London (LHR)

Johannesburg

Economy BHY 5,636 42,000 points*
Johannesburg

Capetown

Economy BHY 790 14,000 points*

* Taxes, fees and carrier charges are payable by an Accepted Payment Card in addition to the points required on Partner Classic Award flights. These are quoted at the time of booking and are subject to change.
^ Independently operated franchise carriers using the British Airways name, livery and flight code and offering British Airways products and services.

Last updated 27 March 2014.

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