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Business frequent flyer programs allow businesses to earn points on the itineraries their employees travel while employees still earn miles and points as individuals. In addition, these programs provide often offer mileage bonuses for which individuals aren’t eligible, like the current offer from American Airlines’ Business Extradouble points for Main Cabin travel and triple points for Premium Cabin travel between New York and London on American Airlines or AA codeshare flights operated by British Airways. You must book and begin travel by June 30, 2014.

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Between them, American Airlines and British Airways operate up to 17 non-stop daily flights from New York to London, including three peak-time direct flights from Newark (EWR) to Heathrow (LHR) and BA’s all-business class Club World London City service from New York (JFK) to London City (LCY). If you’re most interested in this offer’s triple points bonus, check out my recent post on Comparing Business Class on British Airways and American Airlines to help you decide between the two carriers.

With Business Extra, you normally earn 2 points per $10 spent on eligible airfares, and you can redeem those points for over 50 award redemption offers including travel (2,000-25,000 points), upgrades (650-3,100 points), Admirals Club day passes (300 points) and memberships (3,000 points), conference room rentals (900 points) and gold status (2,400 points).

To be eligible to earn this offer’s bonus points, a company must be enrolled in the Business Extra program and register using promotion code BXNYLON14. Tickets must be issued on American Airlines 001 ticket stock, and reservations booked using a frequent flyer award will be excluded from this offer. Bonus points will be posted to the registered Business Extra account within six to eight weeks after June 30, 2014.

The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN

LIMITED TIME OFFER. Aside from the 100,000 points welcome bonus (available until 8/8/18), Amex recently made huge improvements to the Business Platinum Card, including the fact that you will now earn 50% more points on purchases of $5,000 or more, earn 5x on flights and eligible hotels at Amextravel.com and cardholders will receive a $200 airline fee credit each year.

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  • Limited Time Offer: Earn up to 100,000 Membership Rewards® Points.
  • Earn 50,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $10,000 & an extra 50,000 points after you spend an additional $15,000 all on qualifying purchases within your first 3 months of Card Membership. Offer ends 8/8/18.†
  • Get 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights and prepaid hotels on amextravel.com.
  • Get 50% more Membership Rewards® points. That's 1.5 points per dollar, on each eligible purchase of $5,000 or more. You can get up to 1 million additional points per year.
  • 35% Airline Bonus: Use Membership Rewards® Pay with Points for all or part of a flight with your selected qualifying airline, and you can get 35% of the points back, up to 500,000 bonus points per calendar year.
  • You can also receive 35% points back on all First and Business class flights, with all airlines available through American Express Travel.
  • You can enjoy access to The American Express Global Lounge Collection℠ offering access to the most lounges across the globe, when compared with other U.S. credit card offerings. As of 11/2017
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