A new way to earn Avios, and more news from this week

Feb 22, 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:

As of later this year, there will be a new way to earn Avios. Thanks to a partnership between Avios and Barclays, account holders will be able to earn Avios without stepping foot on a plane.
As a result of the ongoing effects of coronavirus, Singapore Airlines has been forced to cancel 44 flights to London. Check to see if yours has been cancelled.
For a limited time, you can earn up to double miles — and sometimes even more — by making purchases through the British Airways eStore.
When should you recline your economy seat — if at all? We settle one of air travel’s most heated debates once and for all.
Fares between London and Boston in business class with Virgin Atlantic and Delta are still available at this low price.
Given the new option for flyers to earn and redeem miles with Virgin Atlantic and Air France-KLM, should U.K.-based flyers prioritise earning with Flying Blue or Flying Club?
Storm Ciara was a gift for travellers flying from North America to London. Here’s what it was like for this KLM Boeing 747 captain.
But winds don’t make everything easy. In fact, it can get quite difficcult for those in the cockpit. Here’s how pilots prepare to land during severe storms.
Don’t miss out on miles — and a path to status — by crediting your flights to the wrong loyalty programme.
Each airline is different. Be sure to keep this guide handy if you miss your flight.

Featured photo by Jeff Garrish/British Airways.

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