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British Airways' New Business Class, Missing Safety Feature on 737 MAXes and More

March 23, 2019
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British Airways' New Business Class, Missing Safety Feature on 737 MAXes and More
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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.

British Airways Reveals New Business Class With Enclosed Suites

This is big news for British Airways.

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Airline Assured Flight Attendant She’d Be Safe to Fly to Mexico. When She Returned, ICE Detained Her.

A month and a half later, this story finally has a happy ending.

Both Crashed 737 MAX 8 Jets Lacked 2 Safety Features; Boeing Charged Extra for Them

The missing sensor could have helped to identify the erratic speed and altitude changes preceding the crashes.

Marriott to Add 1,700 Hotels by 2021, Bets Big on Bonvoy

We can expect those hotels to be more cookie-cutter style properties.

Starbucks Announces Changes to Rewards Program Effective April 16

Say goodbye to the flat-rate rewards system.


Chase Sapphire Preferred Now Offering a 60k Bonus; Annual Fee No Longer Waived First Year

It'll get you an additional $200 in value from the previous bonus, but you'll have to pay that annual fee.


From Hawaii With LUV: A Review of Southwest’s 737-800 From Honolulu to Oakland

TPG's Jessica Puckett scored the flight a 74/100. Read why.


Amex Business Gold Now Offering a 35k Welcome Bonus Worth $700

The card lets you earn 4 points per dollar on your top two select spending categories on a monthly basis.

These Are the Most Disease-Spreading Airports in the World

Studies showed that passenger volume had little to do with an airport's tendency to spread disease.

American Express Starts Building New York JFK’s Centurion Lounge

It'll be the biggest Centurion Lounge in the country.

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Featured image by Nick Morrish/British Airways