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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:

Read about which cards made it onto this month’s list of top travel rewards cards.

Top 10 Travel Rewards Credit Card Offers for September 2016

From Chase Sapphire Reserve to the JetBlue Plus Card, find out which travel rewards cards are offering the best sign-up offers this month.

Norwegian is adding flights between the US and Barcelona in 2017.

Norwegian Air Announces New Service Between US Cities and Barcelona, Hints at More Expansion

This week Norwegian Air shared its plans to fly from four US cities to Barcelona (BCN) starting in 2017. The airline also indicated that it will be expanding even more in the US soon.

Find out what your points and miles are worth this month.

What Are Points & Miles Worth? September Monthly Valuations

What are your points and miles worth as of September? Find out in our monthly valuation of the top loyalty programs.

Priority Pass membership comes with many premium credit cards.

Everything You Need To Know About the Priority Pass Program

Several premium travel credit cards come with Priority Pass lounge memberships — here’s everything you need to know about this valuable perk.

The massive outage in Delta’s computer systems cost the airline a significant amount of money.

Delta’s Outage Resulted in Roughly $100 Million in Lost Revenue

Delta’s massive, 4-day outage from last month cost the airline about $100 million in revenue due to thousands of cancelled flights and recovery efforts.

In Other News…

All of Virgin Atlantic’s Dreamliners will be equipped with live TV by the end of the year. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Some Virgin Atlantic Passengers Will Soon Be Able to Watch Live TV on Flights

By the end of the year, all  Virgin Atlantic 787 Dreamliners will be equipped with live TV capabilities, although passengers will only have three channels to choose from.

UberEats has expanded to Las Vegas, Nashville and Tampa.

UberEats Expands to More US Cities

Hungry people in Las Vegas, Nashville and Tampa will now be able to order food through UberEats, a service that allows you to order food from participating restaurants and have it delivered to wherever you are.

Earn double Starpoints when you purchase catering services through a participating Starwood property.

Earn Bonus Starpoints for SPG Catering Purchases

Register to earn bonus Starpoints for catering services provided by participating SPG properties. With this promo, you’ll earn 2 Starpoints for every $3 spent on eligible catering services. Note that you must be a guest at the hotel at which you’re arranging catering services.

Cathay Pacific will soon fly daily between Boston (BOS) and Hong Kong (HKG).

Cathay Pacific Will Fly Daily from Boston Starting in 2017 

Since January 2016, Cathay Pacific has been flying 5 times weekly between Boston (BOS) and Hong Kong (HKG). In March 2017, however, the airline will increase frequency on the route to daily service.

Follow your favorite NFL team around the country on the cheap thanks to Skyscanner. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Skyscanner Adds Flight Finder for Football Fans

Air travel search engine Flight Finder has added a feature for football fans just in time for the start of the 2016 – 2017 NFL season. You can enter your home airport and your favorite team and then the search engine will alert you to the best deals that correspond with your team’s schedule.

Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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