HomeAirline LoyaltyBritish Airways Executive ClubBritish Airways announces five more 'Avios only' flights for 2023/24

British Airways announces five more ‘Avios only’ flights for 2023/24


Some links to products and travel providers on this website will earn Traveling For Miles a commission that helps contribute to the running of the site. Traveling For Miles has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Traveling For Miles and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone and have not been reviewed, endorsed, or approved by any of these entities. Terms apply to all credit card welcome offers, earning rates and benefits and some credit card benefits will require enrollment. For more details please see the disclosures found at the bottom of every page.


In recent times, Qantas is probably the best known airline to publish flights on which all seats can only be purchased using miles or points (rather than cash), but in April this year, British Airways joined in the fun when it announced ‘Avios only’ flights to/from Sharm El Sheikh and Geneva.

Now, a little over a month since the first Avios only flights were unveiled, British Airways is back with another announcement to let flyers know that Avios only flights five more destinations are now offering Avios only flights between November 2023 and April 2024.

The new Avios only flights

London Gatwick to Las Palmas:

  • Outbound: 15 November 2023
  • Inbound: 22 November 2023

London Gatwick to Lanzarote:

  • Outbound: 4 December 2023
  • Inbound: 11 December 2023

London Heathrow to Barcelona:

  • Outbound: 29 March 2024
  • Inbound: 7 April 2024

London Heathrow to Nice:

  • Outbound: 29 March 2024
  • Inbound: 7 April 2024

London Gatwick to Tenerife:

  • Outbound: 29 March 2024
  • Inbound: 7 April 2024

As British Airways notes in its press release, the chosen dates mean that three of the five routes will be offering Avios only flights during the UK’s 2024 Easter vacations.

Executive Club Members booking an Avios only flight can do so in any cabin as they normally would through ba.com.

The costs

As with all British Airways award bookings, flyers are given a range of options to choose from when it comes to paying. If you’re Avios rich you can save on the taxes/fees element of the fare by choosing to use more Avios, and if you’re short of Avios you can make up for it by using more cash.

All costs shown below are for round-trip travel.

London Gatwick to Las Palmas:

Euro Traveller (Economy Class):

  • £1 + 25,500 Avios
  • £9 + 24,000 Avios
  • £25 + 18,500 Avios
  • £35 + 16,500 Avios
  • £95 + 10,500 Avios
  • £115 + 6,500 Avios

Club Europe (Business Class):

  • £1 + 44,500 Avios
  • £9 + 43,000 Avios
  • £35 + 34,500 Avios
  • £50 + 31,500 Avios
  • £125 + 23,500 Avios
  • £165 + 17,500 Avios

London Gatwick to Lanzarote:

Euro Traveller (Economy Class):

  • £1 + 27,500 Avios
  • £9 + 26,000 Avios
  • £20 + 24,000 Avios
  • £35 + 18,500 Avios
  • £91 + 12,500 Avios
  • £121 + 8,500 Avios

Club Europe (Business Class):

  • £1 + 48,500 Avios
  • £9 + 47,000 Avios
  • £35 + 38,500 Avios
  • £50 + 35,500 Avios
  • £95 + 26,500 Avios
  • £141 + 19,500 Avios

London Heathrow to Barcelona:

Euro Traveller (Economy Class):

  • £1 + 25,500 Avios
  • £9 + 24,000 Avios
  • £25 + 18,500 Avios
  • £35 + 16,500 Avios
  • £95 + 10,500 Avios
  • £115 + 6,500 Avios

Club Europe (Business Class):

  • £1 + 44,500 Avios
  • £9 + 43,000 Avios
  • £35 + 34,500 Avios
  • £50 + 31,500 Avios
  • £125 + 23,500 Avios
  • £165 + 17,500 Avios

London Heathrow to Nice:

Euro Traveller (Economy Class):

  • £1 + 19,500 Avios
  • £9 + 18,000 Avios
  • £18 + 15,500 Avios
  • £35 + 10,500 Avios
  • £75 + 8,100 Avios
  • £95 + 6,500 Avios

Club Europe (Business Class):

  • £1 + 32,500 Avios
  • £9 + 31,000 Avios
  • £25 + 26,500 Avios
  • £50 + 19,500 Avios
  • £95 + 14,500 Avios
  • £135 + 11,500 Avios

London Gatwick to Tenerife:

Euro Traveller (Economy Class):

  • £1 + 30,500 Avios
  • £9 + 29,000 Avios
  • £25 + 23,500 Avios
  • £35 + 21,500 Avios
  • £111 + 14,500 Avios
  • £135 + 9,500 Avios

Club Europe (Business Class):

  • £1 + 54,500 Avios
  • £9 + 53,000 Avios
  • £35 + 39,500 Avios
  • £50 + 36,700 Avios
  • £145 + 29,500 Avios
  • £195 + 23,500 Avios

Flyers with Companion Vouchers issued by British Airways American Express Credit Cards will be able to use them on the Avios-Only flights should they wish to.

Bottom line

British Airways has today announced that it is now offering Avios only flights on five more routes but on very limited dates. Avios only flights are now available to/from Lanzarotte, Nice, Barcelona, Tenerife, and Las Palmas with round-trip fares starting at £1 + 19,500 Avios.

Our Favourite All-Round Travel Card

card_name

The card_name is Chase's incredibly popular entry-level Ultimate Rewards card which offers strong earnings on travel and dining and some great benefits too. Right now and in exchange for an annual fee of annual_fees, this card is offering all successful new applicants the following welcome bonus:

bonus_miles_full

Our Favorite Benefits:

  • 5 points/dollar on most travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • 3 points/dollar for spending on dining worldwide
  • 3 points/dollar for spending on select streaming services
  • 2 points/dollar for spending on travel worldwide
  • Redeem points at 1.25 cents each when booking travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards.
  • Annual $50 credit for hotels booked through Chase
  • Primary auto rental cover

Click here for more details

Regarding Comments

Responses are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser or any other advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility or any other advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Credit Card News & Offers

Miles & Points On Sale

Air Fare Deals

Related Posts

Shop Briggs & Riley luggage today!
BoardingArea