Southwest Airlines Is Ending All Flights From Newark Liberty and More
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Each Saturday, we round up the top miles, points and travel news that you might have missed on TPG this week. Here’s what you need to know.
American Airlines is no longer the world’s largest airline, losing its title to both Delta Air Lines and United Airlines in the second quarter.
Southwest Airlines will pull out of Newark this fall, ending all flights at the New York City-area airport in November. Southwest tied the decision to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX.
Almost two years after a massive data breach that affected 147 million Americans, Equifax has now agreed to a “global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 U.S. states and territories.”
Don’t despair if you can’t find a hotel room large enough for your crew in Europe. It might actually be a blessing in disguise since you can often rent an entire condo for less than the price of a hotel room.
The new British Airways Club Suite, the airline’s first new business class since the 2006 introduction of the current and now-dated product, is coming to more US destinations beginning next January, after debuting on flights from New York JFK in October.
Here’s why Lyft remains TPG Credit Card Writer Madison Blancaflor’s favorite (and most used) rideshare app.
Boeing’s update to the venerable 777 will not fly until “early 2020,” said the company’s CEO Dennis Muilenburg. The 777-9 aircraft, which was due to fly this year, is delayed due to issues with the GE Aviation GE9X engines.
That’s right: Tom’s now completed an absolutely mind-boggling 21 million butt-in-seat miles, exclusively on paid United Airlines flights — earning lifetime Global Services status many times over.
Here is a rundown of the airline credit cards that provide discounts on inflight purchases currently available to new applicants, and how much you can expect to save with each.
On Thursday, August 8, at the Chicago Sky Deck, we will be holding a second event in which you can join us for a night of fun, food, drinks, conversation and exclusive face time with the TPG staff!
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