British Airways’ A350 Delivery Rescheduled, and More News From This Week

Jul 27, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG UK this week. Here’s what you need to know:

First British Airways A350 Delivery Cancelled Due to Weather

On Friday, British Airways was planning to take delivery of its first-ever Airbus A350 aircraft. However, due to bad weather in France and around London, the delivery was forced to be cancelled.

How to Book the New Singapore Suites for as Little as £19

Singapore Airlines’ new first class suites product is one of the best in the skies. Find out how TPG UK Director of Content Nicky Kelvin booked a one-way flight from Jakarta to Zurich via Singapore for just £19.

(Photo by Chalabala / Getty Images)

12 Packing Hacks for Flying Low-Cost Carriers

If you’ve been affected by packing anxiety, especially when flying low-cost, you’re not alone. The stress of squeezing everything into one small bag without going over weight and size requirements is enough to put a damper on travel. Check out these packing hacks for your next low-cost flight.

(Photo by Liam Spencer / The Points Guy)

What It Was Like on Brussels Airlines’ In-Flight EDM Rave to Tomorrowland

This in-air rave was unlike any other flight experience.

British Airways BA CityFlyer Embraer 190LR taxiing at London City. (Photo by: Aviation-images.com/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

British Airways CityFlyer Details London City Winter Route Changes

In total, five routes will see an increase in service and four will see a reduction in frequencies for the winter season. Find out which routes.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Border Force check the passports of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport on May 28, 2014 in London, England. Border Force is the law enforcement command within the Home Office responsible for the security of the UK border by enforcing immigration and customs controls on people and goods entering the UK. Border Force officers work at 140 sea and airports across the UK and overseas. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Should You Pay for Premium Security or Passport Control at Gatwick Airport?

When does it make sense to pay for premium security and passport control at LGW?

Ready for Retirement: A Review of Virgin Atlantic’s A340-600 in Economy, New York to London

Some of the best economy food TPG UK Content Producer Dan Ross had ever experienced in economy? Great! But no IFE, Wi-Fi and power outlets really set this flight back.

The Latest Routes to Get British Airways’ New Club Suite Product

The retrofitted 777s will fly to a number of just-announced destinations — including five US routes.

LONDON - APRIL 20: A customer fills his petrol tank at BP petrol station on Park Lane, April 29, 2006 in London, England. Crude oil has hit a record high of $74.22 a barrel on the seventh consecutive day, setting a new price peak. (Photo by Toby Williams/Getty Images)

How to Earn Miles and Points on Petrol Purchases

You never want to miss out on earning points and miles. And that holds true even at the petrol station.

(Photo by Ben Smithson / The Points Guy)

Spaciously Satisfying: A Review of Turkish Airlines Economy on the 777 From London Heathrow to Istanbul

TPG UK Senior Writer Ben Smithson believes that Turkish remains an excellent option for flying between Turkey and London.

Featured photo courtesy British Airways.

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