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FINAL FEW DAYS: An exclusive competition for our readers
Win a Virgin Voyages cruise (all inclusive) for two, plus 90,000 Virgin Points! Click through to enter, all we need is your name and email address. UK residents only.
The article above also includes details of the new Virgin Voyages cruises from Portsmouth which will take place in August and September 2024.
We go behind the scenes at Air Salvage International. It turns out the world’s biggest aircraft scrapyard is in the Cotswolds! Image below.
This week’s top travel news stories:
Virgin Atlantic will start charging for seat selection in Economy next month – Economy Classic and Economy Delight will no longer be free
What does BA Euroflyer and BA CityFlyer’s CEO have to say about the state of the industry? Highlights from a speech at The Aviation Club UK.
Etihad and Air France KLM have announced a partnership which will allow Flying Blue members to redeem for Etihad flights and vice versa
Other British Airways and Avios news:
Credit card news:
Get a 25% discount (equivalent to a 33% bonus) when you buy World of Hyatt points – we give some examples of when it makes sense
This week we started a special series of United Airlines reviews.
The key one is a review of United Airlines Premium Plus (premium economy) from London to San Francisco. Image above.
We also reviewed:
Next week we’ll look at United’s Polaris business class product.
Other interesting articles:
Get a 50% bonus buying Virgin Points until Monday
Join us at ‘Loyalty Summit’ in London on Thursday 21st September for just $149 if you’re in the travel or loyalty industry
Exclusive HfP reader offer for SME owners:
That’s all, folks
See you next Saturday.
Rob, Rhys and Sinead @ Head for Points