British Airways

British Airways

Earn and redeem miles with British Airways

Enjoy worldwide travel with extensive service to more than 200 destinations in 85 countries with British Airways, a founding member of the oneworld®


Earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles for travel on British Airways within:

And between Europe and:

Affiliate airlines

Earn miles

Earn elite-qualifying AAdvantage miles when you fly on British Airways marketed and operated flights as well as British Airways codeshare flights operated by oneworld carriers and affiliates. Simply:

Specific flights, routes or cities that are excluded from earning miles or award travel are listed as exceptions if applicable.

Details for earning miles

Flights on or after January 1, 2011

Class of service Purchased fares booked in Base miles (elite qualifying) Class of service bonus miles Elite qualifying points earned per mile
First A, F 100% 50% 1.50
Club World / Club Europe (Business) C, D, I, J, R 100% 25% 1.50
World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) E, T, W 100% 10% 1.50
World Traveller & Euro Traveller (Full-Fare Economy) Y, B 100% 1.50
World Traveller & Euro Traveller (Economy) H 100% 1.00
World Traveller & Euro Traveller (Discount Economy) K, L, M, V 100% 1.00
World Traveller & Euro Traveller (Deep Discount Economy) G, Q, S, N, O 100% 0.50


The following range of British Airways flights is not eligible for award travel:

Travel embargo dates

There are currently no travel embargo dates on British Airways.

Redeem miles

Use AAdvantage miles to book award travel on British Airways with oneworld and Other Airline Awards which allow you to travel to and from your desired destination using any combination of our airline participants.

AAdvantage elite status member benefits

Travel on British Airways and affiliate airlines counts toward qualifying for AAdvantage elite status membership. AAdvantage Executive Platinum, Platinum and Gold members traveling on British Airways will also enjoy:

Executive Platinum and Platinum members also receive Additional elite status bonus miles and AAdvantage Gold members receive a 25% bonus when traveling on British Airways.

Missing mileage credit

Please allow up to 30 days for AAdvantage mileage to automatically post to your account.

To request missing mileage credit for flights flown on British Airways, complete the mileage request form.

Contact information

AAdvantage Reservations

British Airways 1-800-247-9297