British Airways fares from £23 one-way, and more news from this week

Jan 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:

Deal alert: 350,000 BA seats on sale, fares to European destinations from £23 one-way

Act fast if you want to pick up one of BA’s cheapest fares. The carrier has European destinations on sale from London from just £23 one-way.

Qatar Airways to bring famed Qsuite to Manchester

If you’re based in the north, you could be in luck. Qatar is bringing its Qsuite product — regarded as the best business-class product in the sky — to Manchester (MAN).

Etihad and EasyJet unveil new partnership, flights now bookable on one ticket

The two carriers have teamed up. Now, you can fly from an EasyJet origin airport to an Etihad destination on a single ticket. Plus, your bags will be checked through all the way to your final destination.

Marriott adds elite night credits, slashes earning rates as SPG Amex card rebrands as Bonvoy

Major changes are coming for the former SPG American Express card. Marriott has unveiled what the features of the new card will entail.

5 reasons why you should visit Albania in 2020

If Albania isn’t on your bucket list for 2020, it should be.

Limited-time only: Increased Virgin Atlantic credit card sign-up bonus of 25,000 Flying Club miles

For a limited-time only, you can get 25,000 bonus Flying Club miles if you become a cardholder of the premium Virgin credit card.

My new strategy for maximising sleep on transatlantic flights

How this TPG staffer is changing his flight routine to beat jet lag.

Why do airline pilots tell us the runway they’re landing on?

“Ladies and gentlemen, we’re about to begin our descent into JFK. The weather at Kennedy is 33°F, with winds at 12 knots out of the northeast. We’ll be landing on runway 4 left. We know you have a choice in your travel, and so we thank you again for flying [airline.]” Why do they let us know?

Well worth the surcharge: A review of Clubrooms lounge, Gatwick South

Find out why the Clubrooms Lounge in the Gatwick South terminal is worth a stop.

Another 747 goes away: One year left before KLM phases out its Queen of the Skies

KLM has detailed its plans for the retirement of its 747s.

The potential is there: A review of EgyptAir’s business class on the 787-9 from Cairo to New York

This EgyptAir 789 was a brand-new plane with an excellent seat, but a subpar lounge in Cairo and buggy inflight entertainment were its downfalls.

Featured photo by Busà Photography/Getty Images.

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