Avios Anything Can Fly

Avios, the new brand name for British Airmiles, was promoted with “Anything Can Fly, an integrated advertising campaign with a aviation theme. The campaign was centred on the idea that customers can turn things they buy into flights with Avios. The television commercial at the heart of the campaign, “Fly”, shows a washing machine, lawnmower, portable entertainment systems, a barbecue and petrol pump flying with the aid of attached propellers. The campaign won a Gold Award for Licensed Music at the 2012 Clios Awards.

Avios Flying Lawnmower

Click on the image below to play the Avios Anything Can Fly video.

A mini documentary, “The man who made things fly”, takes us behind the scenes of the commercial. Click on the image below to play the Man Who Made Things Fly video.

The Anything Can Fly campaign includes a range of print and out of home advertisements featuring products available through the loyalty programme.

Avios New House
Avios Weekend Taxi Service
Avios Gear Up for A New Job
Avios New Arrival
Avios House Facelift
Avios Pampering Sunday

Anything Can Fly Credits

The Avios Anything Can Fly campaign was developed at 101 London by executive creative director Richard Flintham, creative director/copywriter/art director Augusto Sola and agency producer Nicky Barnes.

Filming was shot by director Simon Ratigan via HLA, London, with executive producer Mike Wells, producer Lisa Trnovski, director of photography Bob Pendar-Hughes. Local production in Spain was provided by Widescope Productions, Barcelona.

Editor was Adam Spivey at The Playroom.

Music, “Underwaters (One For Keni)” by Leila, was licensed at Soundtree London.

Post production was done at The Moving Picture Company, London, by VFX producer Tim Phillips, VFX supervisors Bill McNamara, Carsten Keller, VFX team Ben Cantor, Andrea Falcone, Saber Jlassi, Bevis Jones, Yousuke Matsuno, Sam Meisels, Andreas Restle, Tom Rowell and Rob Walker, amd colourist Jean Clement Soret.