British Airways to launch 11 new routes from Southampton, and more news from this week

Dec 12, 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:

British Airways to launch service to Southampton with 11 new routes

In a surprise announcement, British Airways said this week that it will begin flying 11 new routes from Southampton Airport.

Canary Islands removed from travel corridor list, 2 countries added

This week saw few changes to England’s travel corridors list. As part of the announcement, the Canary Islands were removed while Saudi Arabia and Botswana were added.

Check now: BA targeting members with Gold Upgrade Vouchers at reduced thresholds

This week, British Airways sent out emails to select members with an intriguing offer for discounted Gold Upgrade Vouchers. Check to see if you’re eligible.

5 gift ideas for frequent flyers for £40 or less

If you’ve still got shopping to do, check out our guide for the best gifts for £40 or less for the traveller in your life.

Confirmed: Emirates premium economy will be coming to a sky near you soon

Emirates confirmed that its premium economy rollout is going to be landing soon.

Hyatt unveils massive expansion plans for Europe

Global hotel chain Hyatt announced plans to grow by more than 30% in Europe — including a new Park Hyatt in London.

Embraer delivers new private jet that can fly Paris-New York City

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A look at what £18,600 a night gets you at One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai

This is the kind of upgrade we’d like!

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