Pilots are going to cross the Atlantic in a new way, and more news from this week
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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:
Find out how pilots are preparing to fly over the Atlantic in a different way — and what it means for you.
This week, the government outlined stricter new measures at the border. As such, all arriving passengers from abroad will now have to take a COVID-19 test on days two and eight of their mandatory 10-day quarantine.
As of this week, there is a new £8.90 charge on all flights departing from Heathrow.
This week, Virgin Red is now allowing Flying Club members to link their accounts — and you’ll get 500 bonus Virgin Points for doing so.
Also this week, Virgin Atlantic sweetened its status match offer in an attempt to lure loyal British Airways flyers.
Cathay Pacific said this week that it will allow business- and first-class passengers to take their mask off when their seat is in its lie-flat position.
You may have heard some talk about vaccine passports. But what are they? And can you expect to get one in the U.K.?
One of the questions we’ve been getting most frequently is when we’ll be able to travel again. Here’s what we know at this point.
If a foreigner visits the U.K., will they have a different experience transiting the country post-Brexit?
This is an incredibly helpful tip you’ll want to keep in mind!
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