UK bans all passenger flights from the UAE, 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:
This week, the U.K. announced that it was banning all passenger flights from the UAE — a blow to the country’s airlines, Etihad and Emirates. Additionally, the U.K. added the UAE, Burundi and Rwanda to its travel ban list.
In other major news this week, the government announced that travellers coming from banned — or “red list” — countries will soon be required to undergo their 10-day quarantine in a government-supervised hotel.
Take a look at all 33 countries that are currently on the U.K.’s travel ban list — or the “red list.”
As of Monday, BA Executive Club members have a new way to get more Avios. Find out how you can link your Executive Club account to Nectar.
The new partnership also allows you to transfer points from Avios to Nectar. But when does that make sense?
BA has extended its flexible rebooking policy again. See what’s changed.
Southampton is getting a slew of new routes this year to international destinations with BA and Eastern.
We take you behind the scenes to see how Virgin Atlantic fits out one of its A350s.
If you’re planning a 2021 trip to Europe, you’ll want to read this to find out what Brexit means for your medical treatment situation.
Finally, a look at some of the challenges facing airlines when it comes to face mask enforcement.
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