“BA, along with other airlines, is systematically devaluing its FFP programme”
….perhaps for longhaul redemptions and upgrades I would agree. However, shorthaul redemptions and upgrades remain plentiful and easy to book.
I choose BA longhaul, despite not liking the dated Club product, purely on the basis of the FFP. So far this year, I have redeemed over 20 return flights into Europe, mainly FRA, but also BCN, BRU, MAD, DUS and DUB. During 2015, I have only needed to purchase 2 return flight and that was to Madrid…and the other Porto…