From 14 June, British Airways are re-introducing free seat reservation for Bronze, Silver and Gold Members on a Basic (previously known as Hand Baggage Only) fare. British Airways will be proactively refunding any seating fees to customers with an upcoming booking on or after 14 June back to their original form of payment. The customer’s seat request will remain in the booking after they have refunded the seating fee. The refunds will be processed in travel date priority order from 14 June and could take up to 28 days to process.
Another change BA will soon be introducing benefits for Bronze, Silver and Gold Members on maternity, paternity or adoption leave can benefit from a ‘status freeze’ for a year. In addition, they can receive 1,000 bonus Avios if they open a new EC account for the baby as part of their Household Account.
And finally, all UK Executive Club Members can register their credit or debit card in eStore and collect Avios for in-store purchases with a number of retailers.