Boeing Takes Responsibility for MAX, the Best Internship Ever, Priority Pass Lounge Changes and More

Apr 6, 2019

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Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you might have missed from the week before. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you might have missed on TPG this week.

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 like the aircraft involved in the March 10th crash (Image courtesy of Boeing)

Boeing Takes Responsibility for Lion Air, Ethiopian 737 MAX Crashes

“We at Boeing are sorry for the lives lost in the recent 737 accidents, and are relentlessly focused on safety to ensure tragedies like this never happen again,” said Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg via a video on Twitter.

Travel the World With TPG’s Best Summer Internship … Ever

Think: Caviar in Cathay Pacific First Class.

No1 Lounge in LHR Terminal 3

Some Lounges Are Charging Priority Pass Members Extra to Guarantee Entry

It’s unclear what impact this change will have on the crowds in these lounges.

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900ER photographed in April 2016 by Chad Slattery.

Earn Double Miles on Alaska Transcon Flights Through End of 2019

JFK to SFO? Booked.

A runway at JFK airport (Photo by Alberto Riva/TPG)

Ex-United CFO Plans USA’s Newest Budget Airline

According to the former CFO, the company won’t strive to “out-Spirit Spirit. . . [they] aim to do something that’s different.”

Beyond Flat Beds: 5 Ways Aircraft Interiors Affect Your Onboard Sleep

What exactly helps and hinders our sleep on board?

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort (Wyndham award chart change)

Wyndham’s New Award Chart Is Live

The new three-tiered award chart is already in effect.

Collins Aerospace latest space saving aircraft bathrooms (Photo by Ben Smithson / The Points Guy)

Aircraft Bathroom Manufacturers’ Promise: We Won’t Make Them Any Smaller

Is it even possible to make them smaller?

What Are Points & Miles Worth? April 2019 Monthly Valuations

Check out what happened to Marriott Bonvoy’s point valuations this month.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: The front entrance of The Dorchester in London, England. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

Backlash From Brunei LGBT Stoning Law Forces Dorchester Hotels to Quit Social Media

Several celebrities have spoken out against the injustices, ultimately leading Dorchester hotels to delete their social media.

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