What will happen to Thomas Cook’s aircraft, and more news from this week

Sep 28, 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:

What will happen to Thomas Cook’s aircraft?

Now that the British travel company is no longer, what will happen to the aircraft it had in its fleet?

A350 suite showdown: British Airways’ Club Suite versus Virgin Atlantic’s Upper Class Suite

Both BA and Virgin Atlantic took delivery of their first A350s this summer. With that came new business-class products for both carriers. Whose reigns supreme?

Entrance area to the Centurion Lounge in Houston

10 things to do when you get The Platinum Card from American Express UK

So now that you’ve got The Platinum Card from American Express UK, here are the first 10 things you should do.

Answered prayers: Airline seat map now tells you where babies are seated

Dread boarding a plane only to find out there’s a baby sat next to you. Us, too. Here’s how one airline is helping travellers plan.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 18:  A Qantas Airbus A380 in the 'Silver Roo' livery is seen flying over Sydney on August 18, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Qantas’ first refurbished A380 to commence flights from London next week

Business-class passengers will see the biggest upgrade with this refurbishment.

Emirates delays launch of Premium Economy

The carrier is delaying the rollout of its premium economy product until December 2020.


The unwritten rules of flying in the middle seat

If you’re stuck in the middle seat, take note of these unwritten rules.


A guide to the American Express Platinum restaurant benefits

Did you know that The Platinum Card from American Express UK comes with several benefits, including a restaurant programme that can help you get access to some of the most exclusive eateries.

Is it really safe to drink airplane coffee?

Everyone’s heard the tales that airplane coffee isn’t great for you. But is it actually safe?

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