5 things to know about IATA’s Travel Pass app, and more news from this week

Mar 13, 2021

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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:

5 things to know about IATA’s Travel Pass app right now

If you’ve been hearing people talk about IATA’s Travel Pass, you’re not alone. Here’s everything you should know right now.

British Airways extends Executive Club elite status by additional 12 months

This week, British Airways announced it’s extending elite members’ status by an additional 12 months.

Low-cost German airline announces new routes from England to Palma, Spain

Eurowings will launch new routes this year in order to capitalise on pent-up travel demand.

Will holidays to Spain go ahead this summer?

Speaking of holidays abroad, what’s the situation looking like for a summer holiday to Spain? We take a look.

Why you should expect Emirates premium fares to get cheaper

If you’ve been thinking of splurging on an Emirates first- or business-class ticket, you may be able to snag a cheaper fare.

Loganair continues domestic network expansion, adds 2 new routes

Regional carrier Loganair isn’t letting the pandemic slow its route network growth down.

Boris Johnson wants to make domestic flights cheaper

We could soon see a reduction of air passenger duty charged on domestic flights.

BA CityFlyer scraps E170 fleet in favour of larger E190s

BA’s regional subsidiary CityFlyer has sent its fleet of six E170 jets to Envoy in the U.S.

Leaving England? You must now fill out a travel declaration form or face £200 fine

If you are planning to travel out of England, you’ll need to fill out a form that says your travel is for essential reasons.

The 5 best first-class meals in the sky today

If you’re flying first class, try one of these out for the best meals.

The 9 points hotels in England you should book now for a summer staycation

Finally, with summer staycations looking like a strong possibility, here are nine properties in England you can book using points and miles.

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