Delta’s New A220 Routes, United De-Stressing Travel, Hiring Editorial Interns and More

Oct 13, 2018

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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.

So fresh, so clean. Delta's first Airbus A220-100 at the paint shop in Mirabel, Quebec (Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines)

Delta Confirms Its First A220 Destinations: Widebody Amenities on Narrowbody Routes

Check out what routes Delta will fly its new A220.

CHICAGO, USA - MARCH 21 : United Airlines Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz speaks during a meeting titled "United Airlines : Landing a Long-Term Strategy" organised by The Executives' Club of Chicago at Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, United States on March 21, 2018. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

United CEO Wants to ‘De-Stress the Travel Lifestyle’

Oscar Munoz spoke about improving the customer experience to keep travelers in the know.

We’re Looking for Interns to Join Our Editorial Team

Are you in a constant state of wanderlust? We’re looking for editorial interns.

The Ultimate Guide to Chase Ultimate Rewards

Here’s the extended breakdown of everything you need to know about Chase Ultimate Rewards.

An American Express application logo is seen on an iPhone screen in this photo illustration on November 20, 2017. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Is American Express Rejecting More Welcome Bonuses?

Turns out Amex’s new terms and conditions are making themselves apparent.

Michael Makes Landfall as the Most Intense Hurricane Since 1969, Clearing the Skies in Its Path

The devastating hurricane struck the US as a Category 4.

Photo via Unite Here on Facebook

Marriott Employees Are on Strike in 8 US Cities

They’re demanding safer jobs and better wages.

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13: His Excellency, Akbar Al Baker, Group Chief Executive Qatar Airways speaks during the Qatar Airways Canberra Launch press conference on February 13, 2018 in Canberra, Australia. Qatar Airways launched a new daily service from Canberra to Doha this week. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images for Qatar Airways)

Qatar Airways Threatens to Leave the Oneworld Alliance

And it’s not the first time, either…

Illustration by Linda Braucht/Getty Images

The Unbreakable Rules for Going Shoeless on a Plane

TPG has strong opinions on exposed feet — here’s what’s considered acceptable.

We Got a Sneak Peek at the Flight Simulator Where You Spend 6 Hours in Economy 

If you’re into six hours in economy, you’ll want to check it out.

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