Register to earn double Avios on BA flights, and more news from this week

Sep 21, 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:

Register to earn double Avios on British Airways flights

If you’re booking a BA flight coming up, you’ll want to be sure to register to earn double Avios. Even some already-booked BA flights are eligible.

UNITED STATES - JULY 20: A Virgin Atlantic plane taxis past a Delta plane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, U.S., on Monday, July 20, 2009. Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., the U.K. carrier owned by billionaire Richard Branson, will reduce seating capacity by 7 percent this winter and said it

Virgin Atlantic unveil plans for new long-haul, Europe and UK domestic routes

Virgin Atlantic has ambitious plans for its short- and medium-haul route network. Yes, that even means domestic UK routes.

Everything you need to know about flying EasyJet

So you’ve booked your cheap flight. Now what? Be sure to read this guide before taking your first EasyJet flight.

Is it OK to wear socks in aircraft lavatories?

It’s a no-brainer that you shouldn’t go in an aircraft lav with bare feet. But what about with just socks?

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7 ways to earn more than 25,000 bonus Avios and save with BA promotions

Check out the latest offers from British Airways’ Executive Club to earn bonus Avios and save on holiday bookings.

MADRID, SPAIN - 2019/09/02: Ryanair cabin crew workers protesting during the second day of strike called by unions Sictpla and USO against the closure of four of the airline bases in Spain (Tenerife Sur, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Girona). (Photo by Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images)

What Ryanair could learn from America’s favourite low-cost carrier

Southwest is a treasured low-cost carrier in the US with a dedicated following. Quite far off from the UK’s largest LCC. Here’s what Ryanair could learn from Southwest.

Why the iPhone 11 just made your ‘real camera’ obsolete for travel

TPG got a first look at the new iPhone 11 and it looks incredible — especially the camera. As an avid traveller, here’s why you might need one.

Priority Pass pulls shady move with latest lounge additions

With these additions, you’ll have to pay to enter the lounge.

Fold down foot rests, fancy!

Ask and you shall receive: TPG UK reader success story

You’ll never know about an upgrade if you don’t ask for one!

Why flying with 2 engines is better than flying with 4

Aircraft like the 787 and A350 are some of the most advanced in the sky. See what our Dreamliner pilot has to say about why two-engine aircraft are better than those with four.

FRANCE - APRIL 22: Gilles De Robien, Minister Of Transport, Visits The Air Traffic Controllers Tower And Simulators Rooms In Charles De Gaulle Airport On April 22, 2004 In Paris, France. (Photo by Gilles BASSIGNAC/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

The language you need to know if you want to impress airline employees

If you’re calling in to an airline’s customer service desk, you’ll want to remember this special alphabet.

Featured photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images.

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