BA invitation tier in Executive Club. The Premier card is given to "chosen" members of the exec club, "frequent travellers" such as VIPs and company chairman or chair "people". The people associated with this are CIP (commercially important passengers) such as company CEOs. Financial executives.
eg. A friend of the family earns Gold equivalent of 9 times over per year and he doesn't have it.
There are appoximately 1200 Prems as opposed to 60,000 Golds and they have a dedicated reservations and membership number. All the stated benefits are the same as Gold although they often do a lot more for you eg. arrive at remote stand and you'll get a car service instead of a bus. Special Services are a lot kinder to you as well. I know of someone
who was a Premier and was flying in F to LAX
during weather problems early last year. Hardly anything was leaving LHR
and he was in the cabin awaiting much delayed pushback; BA
Special Services intervened moved him onto Concorde to JFK
and rebooked JFK
Premier status is reviewed every year and is not for life. It also depends on your VIP status, how famous you are as it looks good for the airline if you are flying BA
all the time.
PS. If you can take a photo of the card and blank out the details I know a few people elsewhere on the net who would be interested in seeing it!
[Edited 2004-11-16 00:56:51]
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