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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:

Lofty heights: A review of Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Suite on the A350 from London to New York

Part of the TPG UK team took off for New York this week on Virgin Atlantic’s brand new A350. Check out what Nicky Kelvin thought of the carrier’s new Upper Class Suite in his full review.

(Photo by Emily McNutt/The Points Guy)

Premium, upgraded: A review of Virgin Atlantic’s new Premium product on the A350

And while you’re at it, why not see what the Premium experience was like?

[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Aerial view of one of Terminal 5 buildings of London Heathrow Airport and Boeing 747 and 777 aircrafts operated by British Airways at the gates on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (Photo by Grzegorz Bajor/Getty Images)

Nearly 100% of flights cancelled: British Airways pilot strike continues to second day

One of the biggest stories this week involved two full days of virtually no British Airways flights. Thousands of passengers had their flights cancelled amid the strikes.

Bryggen, the old Hanseatic wharf of Bergen, which is on the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage Sites.

September payday escapes for less than £50 return

Start planning your holiday with your September paycheck now.

WASHINGTON, USA: The inaugural British Airways

What was a British Airways A380 doing in Oakland?

No, A380s aren’t commonplace in Oakland. So what was one of BA’s doing there?

Norwegian Air’s flying an A380 with Singapore Suites again

The low-cost carrier has once again wet-leased Hi-Fly’s A380.

(Photo by Ben Smithson/The Points Guy)

A lie-flat business-class flight for less than £100: TPG UK staff travel success story

Hint: Business-class flights within Turkey are extremely cheap. And if you choose carefully, you can get a lie-flat seat.

Delta Sky Club in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (PRNewsFoto/Delta Air Lines)

Is The Platinum Card from American Express worth the annual fee?

When is the Platinum Card from Amex UK worth its steep annual fee?

(Photo by Ben Smithson / The Points Guy)

A wonderful surprise: A review of Norwegian’s premium economy on the leased Evelop A330, New York to London

See what the experience was like flying a wet-leased Norwegian aircraft.

(Photo by Ryan Patterson)

6 features that set the 787 Dreamliner apart from the rest

The 787 is one of the most advanced aircraft in the sky. Here are six facts that set it apart.

The Best Priority Pass Lounges at Heathrow

Have a Priority Pass and travelling through Heathrow? These are your best lounge options.

Featured photo by Nicky Kelvin/The Points Guy.

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