Old Dec 18, 09, 4:25 pm
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
To redeem BA miles you must book through British Airways even if flying segments operated by another airline. Be aware that you cannot use BA miles to travel on AA transatlantic between the USA and UK. Also, if you want to fly on an airline other than BA you will probably need to redeem by telephone because the BA website only offers partner flights if there is no BA award inventory.
Not exactly true. You just need to click "include partners" on the first page of search results (which, usually only shows BA flights).
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