Skip to content

US Airways Awards Temporarily Not Bookable on British Airways Website

Jan. 27, 2015
2 min read
US Airways Awards Temporarily Not Bookable on British Airways Website
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.

Last year, I wrote about how US Airways were now bookable using British Airways Avios, and how you could take advantage of their distance based awards when flying US Airways.

Over the past several days there has been a known issue with booking US Airways on British Airways site, since US Airways recently aligned their fare codes with American Airlines this past weekend.

The good news is that this issue is expected to be fixed by February 1st, and in the meantime, you can still call British Airways to book US Airways awards over the phone and should be able to ask them to waive the phone fee since this is a known issue.

British Airways is currently now displaying US Airways awards on their site.
British Airways is currently not displaying US Airways awards on their site.

In the meantime, it's a great time to maximize the last few days of the 40% American Express to British Airways transfer bonus, which ends January 31, 2015.

You can also boost your British Airways avios balance with the British Airways Visa Signature card, which is offering 4 Avios for every $1 spent on all purchases within your first year up to $30,000. That’s up to 120,000 bonus Avios.. This card also offers a companion ticket once you reach $30,000 in spending in a calendar year.

Sign up for our daily newsletter

Check out these posts on other ways to maximize British Airways avios:

Best Ways To Redeem British Airways Avios
9 Great Ways to Maximize 50,000 British Airways Avios
Maximizing British Airways Avios Series: Travel Together Companion Ticket
How to Redeem British Airways Avios Without Huge Fees
Using British Airways Avios on Aer Lingus to Avoid Huge Fees
Distance-Based Awards
Maximizing British Airways Avios For Caribbean Flights
My Experience Booking Aer Lingus Business Class with British Airways Avios
Using Avios For Non-Flight Redemptions
Using Avios to Book Domestic First Class Flights

Featured image by You might be seeing these planes until late 2016, but all US Airways flights will now be listed as American Airlines.

Top offers from our partners

How we chose these cards

Our points-obsessed staff uses a plethora of credit cards on a daily basis. If anyone on our team wouldn’t recommend it to a friend or a family member, we wouldn’t recommend it on The Points Guy either. Our opinions are our own, and have not been reviewed, approved, or endorsed by our advertising partners.
See all best card offers