British Airways extends elite status by 12 months, 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:
In the biggest loyalty news to come from British Airways since the start of the coronavirus crisis, the carrier announced several pieces of good news for its most frequent flyers. Check out all the details and what it means for you.
On the same day, BA also announced some improvements to its temporary meal service for both long-haul and European short-haul flights.
The Dubai-based carrier has long been throwing around the idea of premium economy. The product is closer than we may think — in fact, the first aircraft with it installed is ready to take to the skies.
BA quietly removed some hotel benefits for its elite members — including status with Langham.
On Monday, the U.K.’s controversial 14-day quarantine policy for all arriving international passengers took effect. However, that’s not stopping some airlines — like Ryanair — from operating flights between the U.K. and Europe.
We take a look at the loyalty programmes that are ripe for a devaluation.
While it may seem like a far off idea, cruising is, indeed, back. Here’s what it’s like.
TPG U.K.’s Ben Smithson discusses how he’s considering using his valuable Britsh Airways Companion Voucher in a post-coronavirus world.
Finally, bad service reveals how a flight experience can be ruined.
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