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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.

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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

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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The American Express Platinum card has some of the best perks out there: cardholders enjoy the best domestic lounge access (Delta SkyClubs, Centurion Lounges, and Priority Pass), a $200 annual airline fee credit as well as up to $200 in Uber credits, and mid-tier elite status at SPG, Marriott, and Hilton. Combined with the 60,000 point welcome offer -- worth $1,140 based on TPG's valuations -- this card is a no-brainer for frequent travelers. Here are 5 reasons you should consider this card, as well as how you can figure out if the $550 annual fee makes sense for you.

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  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you use your new Card to make $5,000 in purchases in your first 3 months.
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  • 5X Membership Rewards® points on flights booked directly with airlines or with American Express Travel.
  • 5X Membership Rewards points on prepaid hotels booked on amextravel.com.
  • Enjoy access to the Global Lounge Collection, the only credit card airport lounge access program that includes proprietary lounge locations around the world.
  • Receive complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550 with Fine Hotels & Resorts. Learn More.
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit, up to $200 per calendar year in baggage fees and more at one qualifying airline.
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  • $550 annual fee.
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