Virgin will temporarily suspend passenger operations, and more news from this week

Apr 11, 2020

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG U.K. this week. Here’s what you need to know:

Virgin Atlantic to temporarily suspend passenger operations

Between 20-26 April, Virgin Atlantic will temporarily suspend passenger operations. Instead, it’ll operate just cargo flights between London and three destinations.

The tiny UK airport responsible for transporting your essential goods

Even though it’s closed to passenger operations, East Midlands Airport hasn’t seen a slump in operations thanks to its booming cargo market.

London Heathrow closes 2 terminals, reduced to single-runway operation

The U.K.’s largest airport has closed two terminals and reduced its runway operations to just one.

Apple showdown: Deciding between the new iPad Pro and MacBook Air

If you’ve been deciding between the new iPad Pro and MacBook Air, check out this comparison first to make sure you’re picking the one best suited for your needs.

Where is British Airways parking its planes during the coronavirus outbreak?

An updated look at where British Airways is parking its aircraft during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

What are points and miles worth? April 2020 monthly valuations

Were there any movers or shakers this month in the points and miles world? Check out our monthly valuations for April 2020.

The pilot’s view on the London Heathrow final approach

When the pilot makes the turn in towards Heathrow, here’s what it’s like on the final approach.

The technical challenges of flying near-empty planes

A look at the difficulties behind flying near-empty aircraft.

7 useful apps to organise and store travel photos

If you want to use this quarantine time to better organise your travel photos, consider using one of these seven apps.

Featured photo by Roberto Machago Noa/Getty Images.

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