Inside a Thomas Cook repatriation flight on an A380, and more news from this week

Oct 5, 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:

Inside a Thomas Cook repatriation flight on the world’s largest passenger jet

TPG UK Director of Content Nicky Kelvin flew on a Malaysia Airlines A380 from… Palma to Manchester. As part of the CAA’s ongoing repatriation effort, the superjumbo transported passengers who were left without transport following the collapse of Thomas Cook.

First look inside Air France’s Airbus A350

Air France took delivery of its first ever A350. Take a look inside the brand new aircraft.

an easyJet Airbus A319-100 with Ryanair Boeing 737-800 taxiing and diggers and construction vehicles behind. (Photo by: via Getty Images)

How aviation could be affected in the case of a no-deal Brexit

There’s still much up in the air about Brexit. Find out how aviation could be affected if a no-deal Brexit were to happen.

Rainbow over Tunnels Beach on north shore of Kauai, Hawaii (Getty Images)

The best sweet spots in Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer loyalty programme

You might be wondering why you would be interested in Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer programme as a U.K.-based flyer. Mainly because there are some incredible sweet spots in its award chart.

This picture taken on September 27, 2019 shows an Boeing 737 NG / Maxof Irish Low Cost compagny Ryanair after taking off from the Toulouse-Blagnac airport, near Toulouse. (Photo by PASCAL PAVANI / AFP) (Photo credit should read PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ryanair to launch 14 new routes from UK for summer 2020

Next summer, travellers from the UK can expect plenty of new routes from Ryanair. Start your planning for your 2020 summer holiday now.

How does Addison Lee compare with Uber?

The Platinum Card from American Express UK comes with a credit to use every month with Addison Lee. But how does the service stack up against popular ride-share service Uber?

Snowboarders take in the views of Steamboat from the top of a run. Image courtesy of Steamboat Ski Resort.

Everything to know about the American Express Platinum comprehensive travel insurance

If you’ve got the Platinum Card, you should know all of the benefits that come with it. Here’s what you should know about the comprehensive travel insurance.

Emirates will use existing A380 business-class product on upcoming Boeing 777X

The Middle Eastern carrier will use the same A380 business-class product on its upcoming Boeing 777Xs.

(Photo by Josh Gribben for The Points Guy)

American Express UK launches new British Airways Accelerating Business Card

The newest business credit card in the UK comes from American Express, and it’s cobranded with British Airways. Check out our full review.

Featured photo by Nicky Kelvin/The Points Guy.

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