BA lowering Tier Point requirements for some members, 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:
For members with status renewal dates in April, May and June, BA is reducing the number of Tier Points needed to requalify by 30%. In addition, unredeemed Gold Upgrade Vouchers will have their expiry date extended by six months.
Earlier in the week, we also found out the BA was extending the expiration date of its Companion Vouchers by six months.
So you have an upcoming flight with British Airways. You have three options if you don’t want to take the flight: rebook, get a voucher or a refund. Which one makes most sense for you?
The coronavirus crisis has forced many airlines to park large parts of their fleets. Here’s a look at where Virgin is parking its aircraft.
And for other airlines around the world, here’s a sad look at what large numbers of parked aircraft look like.
Making the decision to ground aircraft isn’t easy. Here are some of the logistical problems with doing so.
In the midst of mass capacity cuts from airlines around the world, Qatar announced this week that it would be increasing the number of seats on flights to Europe. More specifically, it’s placing its superjumbo A380 on its route to London.
TPG U.K.’s Ben Smithson was in the middle of a holiday in Central America when he decided to cut the trip short and come home. Here’s what his experience was like racing back to the U.K.
Before booking that first-class ticket, do your research to see if the experience will be that different from one in business class with the same carrier.
Featured photo by Mike Wilkinson/Bloomberg/Getty Images.
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