Pieces of the Concorde Jet Will Soon Be Up for Auction

If you’ve ever wanted to feel what it was like to fly on the Concorde Jet, you can come close to reliving the experience when pieces of the plane go up for auction this November. You’ll be able to bid on items like toilet seats, oxygen masks, headphones and fine china at the Marc Labarbe auction house…

Save $65-$400 Off British Airways Transatlantic Flights

One of the best discounts around was just extended for bookings through the end of the year. Now through December 31, AARP members can save $65 to $400 off per person on a British Airways round-trip. Under the current version of this promotion, the discount is valid for flights departing by March 31, 2017. $65 off travel in World…

British Airways to Open “First Wing” for First-Class Passengers and Elites

British Airways’ first class isn’t necessarily at the top of the premium category when it comes to European airlines — especially when compared to the products of both Lufthansa and Air France. In first class with both of the latter carriers, passengers are entitled to elite perks prior to boarding the plane — planeside transportation at departure and…

Earn Triple Avios with British Airways’ Latest Promotion

British Airways has been trimming both its flight operations as well as its in-flight amenities. However, the airline is offering a lucrative promotion for those flying across the Atlantic in the next few months. After you register for the offer, you’ll earn triple Avios for each round-trip flight (up to four total) between Europe and…

British Airways Computer Issues Cause Check-In Problems, Delays and Cancellations

Throughout the day, British Airways passengers have been facing delays and cancellations on flights around the world because of an IT issue that was first reported on Monday night. Passengers who had flights with the carrier cited the inability to check in at airport kiosks, resulting in mass delays and cancellations. The issues were fairly widespread, although it’s…

75,000 Bonus Hyatt Points, Discounted SPG Awards, New Airline Routes and More

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:…

British Airways Reducing Service Between JFK and London City Airport

British Airways operates one of the world’s most unique, exclusive and sought-after routes: New York (JFK) to London City Airport (LCY), on which the airline flies Airbus A318s equipped with only 32 lie-flat business-class seats. As of now, BA operates this route 11 times per week, however starting on October 30, 2016, the frequency will be reduced…

Booking American Airlines Awards with Partner Programs

Especially after American’s recent award chart devaluation, it could be worth looking to other frequent flyer programs when you want to book free flights on AA metal. Below, TPG Senior Points & Miles Contributor Richard Kerr evaluates all your options. You can book stopovers and an open jaw when flying American Airlines on an award…

Chase Sapphire Reserve, Best Hotel Credit Cards, Three Countries for the Price of One and More

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:…

5 Adventures for Every #AVGeek’s Bucket List

Fans of aviation are known for a willingness to go out of their way to experience a unique, high-flying adventure. Here are five must-do experiences that should be on every aviation geek’s bucket list. 1. Flying on United’s “Island Hopper” This legendary route between Honolulu (HNL) and Guam (GUM) takes all day and makes five stops in several…