British Airways now open on invites affiliates to promote British Airways, one of the world’s most prestigious airlines and vacations provider.

British Airways is a full service global airline, offering year-round low fares with an extensive global route network:

  • Flights to over 400 destinations, in over 100 countries with more than 5,200 daily flights (with codeshare and franchise partners)
  • Popular routes to London, Edinburgh and more
  • Destinations span Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and South Asia, North and South America, North Africa and the Indian Ocean

Vacation Packages

British Airways launched their ancillary vacation offerings in 2009:

  • Hundreds of packages including flight, hotel and car rental
  • More than 6,000 carefully selected hotels and hundreds of vacation destinations around the globe

Commission Structure


  • Long haul (Trans-Atlantic flights to & from the US, Asia Pacific and Europe): 2%
  • Short haul* (Flights within Europe): 1.25%

*Please note that there is no commission on domestic flights within the United Kingdom


  • 5% on hotel bookings (on all sales)
  • 5% on car rental (on all sales)
  • 3% on combinations (any combination of flight + car / hotel booking)

Program Details

A wide range of program tools are available to promote the British Airways' offering:

  • Banner creative available in standard ad size formats
  • BA branded search boxes to enable users to enter their travel requirements from your site and deep link into the booking process on
  • Access to real time fares and seat availability for direct journey types through the British Airways XML API

Publisher Criteria

Affiliates are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and the following affiliates are not permitted to join the program:

  • Travel agents
  • PPC affiliates using British Airways’ brand terms
  • Affiliates using software as a promotional tool
  • Affiliates who buy advertising space on third party sites on behalf of British Airways
  • Cashback, coupon, and loyalty/reward affiliates

British Airways - Seasonal & Ongoing Promotions

Seasonal - October/November

  • London Fly-Drives - Now starting at $619 for travel through Oct 19, 2011
  • Experience London Luxury at $1,905 per person for November travel
  • Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend in London this year - starting at $1098

Ongoing Promotions

  • Bonus Nights Available at Hotels Worldwide
  • Book Your London Vacation Early & Save!
  • London Hotel Deals
  • Last Minute London Hotel Deals
  • Flight Specials
  • Free Hotel Nights

Joint Business

In 2010 British Airways and American Airlines, with Iberia, signed a historic agreement after receiving regulatory approval from the US and EU authorities, allowing them to co-operate on transatlantic flights.

The joint business has helped increase service levels for customers. It has meant that customers have access to a global network of more than 400 destinations, better scheduled travel time, more convenient connections and greater access to discounted fares by being able to book, for example, BA and AA fares on

Please contact Alex Forsch alex.forsch[at] or 443-863-7722 with any questions regarding the program.

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