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The latest UK business travel news:
The Qatar Airways CEO has resigned after 27 years
Aer Lingus ends United Airlines codeshare – and presumably ends Avios earning from United
British Airways launches a new ‘double Avios’ offer for your next 10 flights
Save 25% on Accor hotel bookings in their winter sale – bookings are fully cancellable too
Business travel stories we recommend from other sites:
United will fly to 38 transatlantic cities in summer 2024 (Business Traveller)
More record profits at IAG in Q3 (Robert Boyle / Gridpoint Consulting)
Introduction of EU Etias scheme delayed until mid-2025 (Travel Weekly)
Gatwick outlines raft of new F&B openings (Business Traveller)
Our latest reviews:
Rob was in New York, where he headed back to Park Hyatt New York. What does $1,500 per night get you?
The latest UK travel loyalty news:
We’ve spent all week updating our core articles on hotel points expiry rules:
- When do your Accor Live Limitless points expire?
- When do your Hilton Honors points expire?
- When do your IHG One Rewards points expire?
- When do your Marriott Bonvoy points expire?
- When do your Radisson Rewards points expire?
- When do your World of Hyatt points expire?
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Rob, Rhys and Sinead @ Head for Points
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