On Business is our global loyalty programme for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)
The programme runs across British Airways, American Airlines and Iberia; giving Members the opportunity to:
Find out more about On Business Member benefits (including earning and spending Points and On Business discount)
What’s more, customers who are also members of a frequent flyer programme can simultaneously earn Frequent Flyer Points (e.g. Avios) and status for themselves whilst travelling. Travellers just need to join the American Airlines AAdvantage®, British Airways Executive Club, Finnair Plus or Iberia Plus – or any other oneworld® frequent flyer programme to start collecting Frequent Flyer Points (e.g. Avios) for themselves.
Further information about On Business can be found at onbusiness.britishairways.com
Creating a Member account
Customers can join the On Business programme at onbusiness.britishairways.com
Only company employees can join the On Business programme and you are not able to register on their behalf.
New Members will receive a welcome bonus of triple On Business Points when they book and travel on their first 6 eligible flights within the first 12 months of membership.
Once enrolled, customers will:
We have 3 tiers available in the On Business programme. New Members are automatically in Tier On1 and they will progress through to Tiers On2 and On3 as they spend more on company travel. This is based on the amount they spend on fares and any carrier imposed charges (YQ) in a year. As their travel spend increases, the points earning rate is boosted by up to 50%.
You can be nominated by the company to administer key aspects of the programme on their behalf. You can access the On Business account to:
Customers can nominate multiple agents from any travel agency and this can be changed at any time.
To add a new Nominated Travel Agent, customers should:
To update a Nominated Travel Agent, customers should:
A single SSR CLID entry needs to be added to the PNR for each participating airline (BA, IB or AA) in the itinerary.
|Example 1||Example 2||Example 3|
|LHR BA JFK BA LHR||MAD IB LHR BA JFK AA CDG IB MAD||JFK BA LHR CX HKG|
|Enter single SSR CLID entry for carrier BA||Enter 3 x SSR CLID entries – one for carrier IB, one for carrier BA and one for carrier AA||Enter single SSR CLID entry for carrier BA. No entry for CX as not part of programme|
If SR CLID CX entered it will either error at time of entry (if CX does not have bilateral agreement for use of SSR CLID with the booking GDS) or be rejected/ignored by Carrier CX as information is irrelevant to them.
In all examples below OB12345678 = On Business Membership Number. The format will always be OB followed by 8 numerical characters
|GDS||GDS entry examples|
|Amadeus and Topas||SR CLID BA HK/OB12345678
SR CLID IB HK/OB12345678
SR CLID AA HK/OB12345678
Or you can enter
SR CLID HK/OB12345678
and Amadeus will split out into multiple SSRs based on airlines in itinerary with which bilateral SSR CLID has been agreed
|Sabre, Abacus and Infini||3CLIDBA/OB12345678
Find out more about On Business in the frequently asked questions section on the On Business website. Alternatively, you can contact Trade Support.