American Express and British Airways expand their agreement for co-brand cards

American Express British Airways and American Express are refreshing their partnership. The new agreement managed by British Airways’ rewards subsidiary The Mileage Company, includes three consumer co-brand cards, a corporate co-brand card and merchant acceptance agreement.

Thus, under this agreement:

  1. British Airways American Express consumer and corporate Cardmembers in the U.K. can continue to collect BA Miles® and On Business Points respectively.
  2. For the first time, by the end of this year, U.S. American Express Cardmembers will be able to transfer Membership Reward points into British Airways’ Executive Club Frequent Flyer programme for travel on British Airways and Oneworld partners.
  3. British Airways will continue to accept American Express as a payment method worldwide.

Raymond Joabar, Managing Director, American Express, UK and Ireland said: “Working with British Airways has helped us strengthen Cardmember loyalty and grow our businesses in the UK and around the world. This partnership is a win-win for both companies and importantly for customers. Our BA co-brand cards are amongst our most successful products. This is a great opportunity for us to enhance our Card portfolio with one of the world’s most respected airlines and to extend our popular Membership Rewards redemptions in the US.”

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