Executive Club News

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Collect up to 18,000 Avios with The Economist

1 Jul 2019

Subscribe to The Economist and collect up to 18,000 Avios. That’s 18,000 Avios for a Print + Digital subscription or 15,000 Avios for just Print or just Digital.

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TAG by British Airways

21 Jun 2019

TAG is an exciting digital innovation that promises to improve your journeys. A durable and effective solution that will simplify your airport experience so you can get on with enjoying your time away.

TAG is a reusable digital bag tag that seamlessly connects your luggage to your smartphone. Simply attach your personal TAG to your luggage before bag drop and link it with your BA app to ensure your details travel with your bag on its journey.

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You can now collect Avios with Airbnb

18 Jun 2019

We have partnered with Airbnb so you can now collect Avios when you stay in any of the 6 million properties listed with Airbnb.

Or, if you have an extra room or entire home become a host and on your first booking collect 8,000 Avios.

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Collect Avios with Hotels.com

11 Feb 2019

British Airways Executive Club Members can now collect Avios when booking their hotel accommodation through our new collecting Avios partner, Hotels.com. Collect up to 6 Avios for every £1 you spend.

Hotels.com is a leading provider of hotel accommodation worldwide, offering you access to both independent and major chain hotels as well as self-catering properties worldwide.

British Airways Executive Members can choose to either earn Reward nights (1 reward night for every 10 nights booked) and 3 Avios per £1 spend or forgo the Reward night and earn double Avios instead.

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Premium watchmaker Bremont celebrates Concorde's 50th birthday

25 Oct 2018

We have teamed up with Bremont, to mark Concorde's inaugural flight in 1969 by launching a new, limited edition timepiece that includes a piece of this iconic plane.

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Rendering of First Bar in renovated First lounge at New York JFK Terminal 7.

A new First for JFK

5 Oct 2018

Work on the $67 million (£52m) refurbishment of New York JFK Airport’s Terminal 7 is progressing well.

The spacious new First lounge is now open and welcoming customers after a complete redesign. A contemporary, luxurious feel flows throughout the lounge which has been increased in size, offering new bespoke zones including boutique pre-flight dining, a wine room, work area, and an opulent bar.

Customers flying in First from JFK also now enjoy an enhanced check-in experience at the exclusive new First Wing and First check-in, as well as direct access to Fast Track security.

The Club lounge will be next to have a makeover, and customers visiting the refreshed Concorde Room, can expect an even more luxurious experience than before.


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Download our new Rewards App today

18 Jul 2018

Turn your everyday spending into exciting travel rewards and get money off hotels, days out and more. Download the British Airways Executive Club Rewards app to keep track of your balance and find ways to collect and spend avios wherever you are. Find new ways to boost your Avios collection with our handpicked collection suggestions, browse collectors by categories or search a full list of our collection partners.

You can also manage your account view your latest transactions, find unique offers and request missing avios.

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Use Avios for pay for seats

8 May 2018

You can now use your Avios to pay and reserve seats in advance via Manage My Booking, with full or part payment options available. This new benefit gives you more options to spend your Avios and is available for British Airways operated flights.

Of course, as an Executive Club Bronze, Silver or Gold Member you can reserve seats for free in many instances.

More about reserving seats in advance


First Wing

The First Wing is now open

2 Apr 2017

We're pleased to announce the opening of The First Wing, a new premium zone available at London Heathrow Terminal 5.

The dedicated space helps you speed up the process through the airport and maximise moments of comfort, relaxation and indulgence whenever you're travelling in First, or if you're an Executive Club Gold or a oneworld Emerald member.

It offers an enhanced, private check-in area, two exclusive security lanes, and a direct walkway that leads seamlessly into the Galleries First Lounge and then the Concorde Room.

More about The First Wing


New Boston Lounge

Brand new executive lounge set to welcome inaugural A380 flight to Boston

7 Mar 2017

With excitement mounting ahead of our inaugural A380 flight to Boston in March, we’ve added to the anticipation by announcing the opening of a brand new Executive Club lounge at Boston Logan International Airport.

Spectacular views – Stunning facilities

Set to open its doors on March 23, just three days ahead of the arrival of the first A380 flight, the state-of-the-art new lounge facility promises to deliver a world-class experience across the board.

The lounge gives guests the opportunity to start their journey in style, whether they begin with a stop at the complimentary bar, where they’ll find one of our in-house mixologists and take in the panoramic views of the Boston skyline or relax in a sense-tingling luxurious shower, featuring new rain shower technology. Next, settle down to a mouth-watering pre-flight meal, with menus inspired by world’s top chefs.

And when the time comes to depart? Simply step directly from the lounge to your new A380 aircraft.



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