Polaris 767-300ER First Look, Boeing Stock Decline, Buying Alaska Miles for Great Award Flights and More

Mar 16, 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.

Here’s Your First Look at United’s Wild New 46-Polaris-Seat 767-300ER

. . . Now that’s a big business class.

Boeing Stock Takes a Hit After 737 MAX Crash

The 737 MAX were the fastest selling aircraft for Boeing, so the recent incidents are already impacting Boeing’s stock.

We don’t always recommend buying miles, but when we do it’s good.

Does this mean even more lounge access for you Amex Platinum cardholders?

Image courtesy of Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort. Bookable for just 15,000 Wyndham points per night.

There are only a couple weeks left!

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 25: A sign marks the location of a Chipotle restaurant on October 25, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. Chipotle stock fell more than 14 percent today after a weak 3Q earnings . (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Burrito lovers: you might just have one more reason to eat more burritos.

Cinderella Castle lit up at Disney World

Disney World Raises Some Ticket Prices at Busiest Times of Year

Most ticket prices won’t be impacted unless they’re booked during peak times.

Times Square May Never Be Cool, But Its New Edition Hotel Is Hot

The Edition is shaking things up in Midtown Manhattan.

(QSuite. Photo by Zach Honig/TPG)

Qatar Adds Qsuites to More US Routes — Here Are All Eight

The best international business class of 2018 is becoming more and more bookable.

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