How coronavirus might forever change the way we travel, and more news from this week

Apr 18, 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:

7 ways coronavirus could forever change the way we travel

The way we travel may never be the same. While we’ll likely return to flying at some point, the way we go about it will likely be different forever.

Air France-KLM CEO explains how flying might resume through summer

Ben Smith, CEO of Air France-KLM, doesn’t expect passenger traffic to reach its 2019 levels for at least two years.

Emirates has begun rapid pre-boarding COVID-19 testing at Dubai Airport

The Dubai-based carrier has begun rapid-testing passengers at its hub airport.

These are the last Boeing 747s you can fly in the world

The Queen of the Skies is becoming a thing of the past. And with an accelerated retirement in some cases because of coronavirus, here’s where you can — for now — still fly the 747.

Cruise ships could be put into storage for months due to coronavirus

Like airlines, cruise lines may be forced with having to store their ships due to decreased demand during the coronavirus crisis.

5 reasons why you should book Avios tickets today for Easter 2021

If you didn’t book your Easter travel for next year, it’s not too late to do so. Here are five reasons why you still may want to search for award availability for next year’s holiday.

9 awesome features you might not know about Google Flights

If you consider yourself a traveller, Google Flights is a tool you’ll want to master. Here are nine great features you might not know about.

How to build good credit in the UK

If lockdown has you planning your next trip, a credit card may help you to get there. Here’s how to build good credit in the U.K.

29 of the most beautiful hotel pools around the world

If you’re dreaming of a hotel with a lovely pool, look no further. Start planning your stay at one of these hotels for when lockdown is over.

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