British Airways has today announced a new partnership between Barclays Premier and the Avios loyalty scheme.

Benefits of the new collaboration will launch “later this year”, and will include Barclays Premier customers being able to earn Avios through their current account “and other banking products”, as well as receiving “additional loyalty benefits and experiences”.

Exact details of the partnership have yet to be confirmed, with BA stating that “Barclays Premier customers and British Airways Executive Club members will be able to find out more details on the new programme, including eligibility and how to pre-register, later this year”.

According to the Barclays website, eligibility conditions of Premier Banking are “An annual gross income of £75,000 or more paid into a Barclays current account, or £100,000 or more saved or invested with us”.

Commenting on the news Andrew Crawley, CEO of the Avios Group said:

“We are always looking for new partnerships that will benefit members. Working with Barclays, their customers will be rewarded with Avios which can be redeemed in so many exciting ways including British Airways flights, car rental and experiences.”,