Skip to content

Welcoming Air Albania, 2 New Priority Pass Restaurant Lounges, a Look Inside AA's 787-8 DIY Lie-Flat and More

Sept. 22, 2018
4 min read
Welcoming Air Albania, 2 New Priority Pass Restaurant Lounges, a Look Inside AA's 787-8 DIY Lie-Flat and More
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

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.

Europe Has a New Airline, Launched by the Prime Minister Himself

Under the auspices of Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Air Albania has officially launched.

Priority Pass Adds 2 More US Restaurant Lounges — Here’s a List of All 25 of Them

Priority Pass' ever-expanding portfolio of restaurant lounges shouldn't be overlooked.

DIY Lie-Flat: American Airlines 787-8 Main Cabin Extra From Chicago to Beijing

TPG's Katie Genter made her Main Cabin Extra seat into a lie-flat on AA's 787-8 — but did it miss the mark?

Airport Baggage Handler Goes Viral for Gentle Touch With Luggage

It's not too often that baggage handlers go viral for actually handling with care.

Sign up for our daily newsletter
The new lane design.

United Airlines Updates Its Boarding Process, Creates New Signage

The new system uses two lanes to better organize passengers as they board.

5 Chase Sapphire Preferred Benefits You Might Not Know About

You might not have known that your Chase Sapphire Preferred gives you so much protection.

Here Are the First Routes for American Airlines’ Reconfigured 787-8

Check out the routes you'll be able to fly AA's 787-8 beginning next May.

Cathay Pacific Misspells Own Name on a Plane, Has No Fs Left to Give

Now that's embarrassing.

The Polite Way to Deal With In-Flight Flatulence

We know you've been wondering, so here's the breakdown of why it happens and how to deal with it.

Video: The Burning Man 747 Has Been Abandoned in the Desert

The 747 that's graced Burning Man with its presence for the past three years was spotted 12 miles into the desert.

Airlines Behaving Badly: Employees Hurl Insults, Steal Luggage — and More

Something must be in the pressurized air this week because airlines just aren't being nice.

Featured image by Getty Images

Top offers from our partners

How we chose these cards

Our points-obsessed staff uses a plethora of credit cards on a daily basis. If anyone on our team wouldn’t recommend it to a friend or a family member, we wouldn’t recommend it on The Points Guy either. Our opinions are our own, and have not been reviewed, approved, or endorsed by our advertising partners.
See all best card offers