Published on : Saturday, March 18, 2017
British Airways announces the #BusinessTakesOff challenge to encourage small and medium enterprises to take advantage of the airline’s On Business loyalty programme to maximise their travel budget and expenses.
The #BusinessTakesOff challenge was launched on 8 March 2017 and eligible participants can submit their entries till 5 April 2017. SMEs are only required to sign up to the On Business loyalty programme and answer one question: “International business travel can be a good business investment when …”.
Five best responses will be selected by Samir Modi, Managing Director Modi Enterprises and the winners will each win one Club World business class return ticket to London. The prize tickets are valid for travel between 1 May and 31 December 2017.
Watch Samir Modi speak on how On Business can help SMEs manage their business travels better.
Robert Williams, British Airways’ head of sales – Asia Pacific and the Middle East said, “Business travel helps all businesses to break down barriers, especially those in the dynamic SME sector as they look to establish themselves and grow. Since the launch of our revitalised programme in 2015, we have helped businesses reach new potentials far and wide. The loyalty programme is simple to understand, easy to use, and saves travel costs while rewarding members generously.”
“The five winners of #BusinessTakesOff challenge will be travelling on our state-of-the-art Club World business class to London, where they can see for themselves how our fully-flat bed would help them rest and be ready for the busy day ahead once they land. We look forward to receiving many interesting entries.” Williams added.
With the power to earn and spend points on American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia, On Business gives SMEs unrivalled service, great savings and access to a worldwide network of destinations. As a member of On Business, SMEs can earn On Business Points on every qualifying flight booked through ba.com, British Airways’ service centre or a travel agent.
On Business members are eligible to get Business Points irrespective of the country where they buy their tickets and can spend points on rewards that will benefit colleagues and business such as flights, upgrades and hotel accommodation. The On Business account can be managed 24 hours a day online and can be used to check points balance, past transactions, and make, change or cancel a reward booking.