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Logotype: British Airways

British Airways

British Airways is one of the world's most recognized airlines and a founding member of the oneworld alliance. The airline and its affiliates service over 200 destinations in nearly 90 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia, with its main hub in London Heathrow.

British Airways

Earning Avios and Elite Points

For each flight flown with British Airways you will be able to obtain:
  • - Avios, currency that you accumulate in your Iberia Plus balance which allows you to redeem for flights and other opportunities offered by Iberia Plus programme.
     
  • - Elite Points, currency that is obtained exclusively on flights and is used to maintain or upgrade to elite card levels
. Specific information about Avios earning and the number of Elite Points to be earned with your ticket is shown during the purchasing process at iberia.com.

EARNING AVIOS (FOR EACH FLIGHT) - From March 1st 2015

Earning Avios and Elite Points

For each flight flown with British Airways you will be able to obtain:
  • - Avios, currency that you accumulate in your Iberia Plus balance which allows you to redeem for flights and other opportunities offered by Iberia Plus programme.
     
  • - Elite Points, currency that is obtained exclusively on flights and is used to maintain or upgrade to elite card levels
. Specific information about Avios earning and the number of Elite Points to be earned with your ticket is shown during the purchasing process at iberia.com.
CABIN BONUS Avios Fare clasess Minimum Avios*
1 MILE FLOWN IN FIRST (FLEXIBLE) 3 Avios F 1500
1 MILE FLOWN IN FIRST (LOWEST) 2,5 Avios A 1250
1 MILE FLOWN IN BUSINESS (FLEXIBLE) 2,5 Avios J/C/D 1250
1 MILE FLOWN IN BUSINESS (LOWEST) 1,5 Avios R/I 750
1 MILE FLOWN IN PREMIUM ECONOMY (FLEXIBLE) 1,5 Avios W 750
1 MILE FLOWN IN PREMIUM ECONOMY (LOWEST) 1 Avios E/T 500
1 MILE FLOWN IN ECONOMY FLEXIBLE 1 Avios Y/B/H 500
1 MILE FLOWN IN ECONOMY 0,5 Avios K/N/M/L/S/V 250
1 MILE FLOWN IN ECONOMY DISCOUNT 0,25 Avios Q/O/G 125


* Minimum Avios are the guaranteed Avios amounts you get according to the booking class for less than 500 air-miles flights.

Earning Avios on direct flights operated with BA code is related to these criteria: 
  • - Real distance flown based on miles and flight class (cabin bonus) 
  • - Card level (Platinum, Gold and Silver bonus) 


PLATINUM, GOLD AND SILVER BONUS - From April 1st 2015

The elite Bonus is an additional number of Avios that Platinum, Gold and Silver cardholders obtain. 
With Platinum, Gold and Silver Bonus you will obtain Avios extra, depending on the card level, in all flights marketed by BA

Bonuses for elite card customers will be:
  • - Platinum Card: 100%
  • - Gold Card: 50% 
  • - Silver Card: 25%


The Elite Bonus is calculated based on the real distance flown for Economy Flexible fares and higher fares (Premium Economy, Business and First Class), and based on the actual Avios accrued for Economy and Economy Discount fares. When the distance flown is less than 500 miles, the bonus percentage will be calculated based on 500 miles for Economy Flexible and higher fares, 250 for Economy and 125 for Economy Discount

ELITE POINTS EARNING (FOR EACH FLIGHT)

ELITE POINTS EARNING (for each flight starting on April 1st) Elite Points earning table with direct flights with IB code.

ELITE POINTS EARNING (FOR EACH FLIGHT)
Distance in miles First Business Economy Flexible Economy/Economy discount
0-600 100 75 50 15
601-1.500 150 115 75 20
1.501 - 3.000 275 225 150 35
3.001-6.000 575 500 350 90
Mora than 6.000 700 600 400 100
Elite points depend on the class reserved and on the distance in miles, corresponding to each flight (determined by the Amadeus booking system) 
  • - Elite points depend on the class reserved and on the distance in miles, corresponding to each flight
  • - IBERIA owns the right to modify these tables, exclude Elite Points and Avios rates. Please see the terms and conditions here
  • - Codeshare flights booked under the code of an partner airline but operated by an airline that is not a partner Iberia Plus are not eligible for Avios and Elite Points


British Airways

AVIOS REDEMPTION TABLE (per flight starting on April 1st)

Next table is applied to direct flights operated by British Airwyas
Different rates are introduced in high season and low season when using Avios on British Airways flights. The dates for high season and low season are not common to other companies.

AVIOS REDEMPTION TABLE (per flight) - PEAK SEASON

AVIOS REDEMPTION TABLE (per flight starting on April 1st)

Next table is applied to direct flights operated by British Airwyas
Different rates are introduced in high season and low season when using Avios on British Airways flights. The dates for high season and low season are not common to other companies.
Bands Economy World Traveller Plus Business Class First Class
1 (1 - 650) 4.500 6.750 9.000 18.000
2 (651 - 1.151) 7.500 11.250 15.000 30.000
3 (1.152 - 2.000) 10.000 15.000 20.000 40.000
4 (2.001 - 3.000) 12.500 25.000 37.500 50.000
5 (3.001 - 4.000) 20.000 40.000 60.000 80.000
6 (4.001 - 5.500) 25.000 50.000 75.000 100.000
7 (5.501 - 6.500) 30.000 60.000 90.000 120.000
8 (6.501 - 7.000) 35.000 70.000 105.000 140.000
9 (more 7.001) 50.000 100.000 150.000 200.000
AVIOS REDEMPTION TABLE (per flight)

AVIOS REDEMPTION TABLE (per flight) - OFF-PEAK SEASON

AVIOS REDEMPTION TABLE (per flight)
Bands (Distance in miles (1)) Economy World Traveller Plus Business Class First Class
1 (1 - 650) 4.000 5.750 7.750 15.500
2 (651 - 1.151) 6.500 9.500 12.750 25.500
3 (1.152 - 2.000) 8.500 12.750 17.000 34.000
4 (2.001 - 3.000) 10.000 20.000 31.250 42.500
5 (3.001 - 4.000) 13.000 26.000 50.000 68.000
6 (4.001 - 5.500) 16.250 32.500 62.500 85.000
7 (5.501 - 6.500) 19.500 39.000 75.000 102.000
8 (6.501 - 7.000) 22.750 45.500 87.500 119.000
9 (> 7.001) 32.500 65.000 125.000 170.000
OBSERVATIONS:
    - Band will be established according to the distance between origin and destination (per flight). Price of a return ticket will be double of a one way ticket.
      - This Avios redemption table has exceptions, which means that not every flight with a distance corresponding to a band, is included in the mentioned band
        - This table does not apply when British Airways flights are combined with any other company associated to the Iberia Plus Programme except Iberia Express, Air Nostrum or Iberia Express
          - British Airways reserves the right to modify the Avios redemption table and scheduling of routes and flights. 
            - The reservation and ticketing with Avios on flights operated by British Airways are exempt of processing fee if done through Iberia.com. They will have an additional charge per ticket when operations are managed through its Service Centre. (Except Platinum customers)
              - If you want information on travel dates for high season and low season for flights operated by Britis Airways, please visit ba.com