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The latest UK business travel news:
British Airways brings back the A380 to Singapore, delivering some much-needed capacity but without Club Suite
British Airways agrees a pay deal with Unite for 24,000 staff and reverses ‘fire and rehire’ pay cuts
British Airways improves short haul snacks in Economy from Wednesday
Business travel stories we recommend from other sites:
The Cavendish to become London’s first Crest Collection hotel (Business Traveller)
KLM to offer more flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam (Business Traveller)
Our latest reviews:
Rhys is on board Etihad’s A380, reviewing the airline’s ‘Business Studio’ business class – image above
Sinead heads to Corfu to review the family-friendly Domes of Corfu, part of Marriott Bonvoy
The latest UK travel loyalty news:
A closer analysis of BA’s peak / off-peak calendar for 2024 – what has changed?
Get 30,000 bonus points with the current Capital on Tap Visa up offer – EXCLUSIVE to HfP readers who have a Limited Company
LAST CHANCE: Get 25,000 American Express Membership Rewards points with ‘free for a year’ Amex Gold
American Express has temporarily increased the sign-up bonus on the American Express Preferred Rewards Gold credit card from 20,000 to 25,000 points. The offer ends this Tuesday, 8th August.
If you meet the bonus criteria, you now receive 25,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend £3,000 within 90 days.
This is an exceptionally generous deal for a card which is FREE for the first year. Remember that 25,000 Membership Rewards points convert into 25,000 Avios, amongst other things.
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