What it’s like to be BA cabin crew during the coronavirus pandemic, and more news from this week

May 23, 2020

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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:

British Airways cabin crew reveals the reality of working during coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing, temperature checks and face masks are all parts of the new normal for flying as a passenger. But what about cabin crew? One BA cabin crew member tells us what it was like flying to Hong Kong (HKG).

Things don’t look too promising about the (immediate) future of business class

In the post-coronavirus travel world, business class and the amenities we’re used to may look very different.

British Airways’ loyalty programme donating 210 million Avios to NHS workers — and you can help as well

BA’s loyalty programme Avios is donating 60,000 Avios to at least 3,500 NHS workers. And you can help by donating your Avios, too.

Qatar updates “unlimited” rebooking policy, imposes 14-day waiting period for changes

It turns out that Qatar’s “unlimited” rebooking policy was, indeed, too good to be true. But it can still be valuable.

Coronavirus: What to expect when flying into the United States

Here’s what it’s like when flying into the U.S.

When will we start flying again? UK airlines share when flights will resume

The latest on what U.K. airlines are saying about when flying will resume. This week, EasyJet said that it’ll resume some domestic flights as of 15 June.

7 of the best road trips around the UK

If the coronavirus crisis has you thinking of staying close to home for your first trip, a road trip may be on the cards. Here are seven of the best in the U.K.

When will international travel return? A country-by-country guide to coronavirus recovery

Finally, a look at the latest information about when international borders may reopen.

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