What happens if you’ve used your companion certificate for a canceled flight?

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Editor’s note: This story was updated to include a statement from Hawaiian. The coronavirus pandemic has altered — if not canceled altogether — the travel plans of people worldwide. Flights have been grounded, airline routes cut and airline employees furloughed with no end in sight. For travelers who booked tickets in cash or using miles, …

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Virgin Atlantic Files Bankruptcy Protection In The United States

Written by From the Newsroom @ Mighty Travels

Many airlines including Virgin Atlantic have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has dramatically reduced travel demand. A few months back we saw Virgin Atlantic firing a third of its employees. Now, the carrier has filed for protection under Chapter 15 of the US bankruptcy code to shield its assets in the United […]

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Did Virgin Atlantic really file for bankruptcy? Not entirely…

Written by Ben Mutzabaugh @ The Points Guy

“Virgin Atlantic airline files for US bankruptcy protection.” The headline – or some variation of it – blared across newswires and online media sites Tuesday. But the splashy headlines detailing Virgin Atlantic’s “bankruptcy filing” may require an asterisk – or at least an explanation. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up …

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Virgin Atlantic Files For Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Protection In The United States

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Virgin Atlantic Richard BransonVirgin Atlantic has filed to shield its assets from debtors in the United States by utilizing chapter 15 bankruptcy code in the country, The airline has already entered a court packed debt restructuring process in the United Kingdom (read more here) to give some breathing room. You can access Virgin Atlantic here. Here’s an excerpt […]

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Virgin Atlantic Files For Chapter 15 Bankruptcy

Written by William Charles @ Doctor Of Credit

Virgin Atlantic has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in New York. Chapter 15 bankruptcy allows a representative of a corporate bankruptcy proceeding outside the U.S. to obtain access to the United States courts. Virgin Atlantic is the latest of a string of airlines to file for bankruptcy, including AeroMexico, LATAM, Avianca. You can find out […]

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Can I use miles to upgrade on partner airlines?

Written by Benji Stawski @ The Points Guy

Here at TPG, we primarily use points and miles to book business and first-class class awards. This is partly because those redemptions offer great value, and also because premium seats make a huge difference on longer flights. However, there are opportunities to sit up front even if you don’t have enough miles to book those …

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Virgin Atlantic Asks For A Patience While Processing Refunds (FOUR MONTHS)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Virgin BransonVirgin Atlantic released a post on Facebook yesterday about its refund process that yielded hundreds of replies from passengers who were furious after waiting for months to get their money back for canceled flights. Virgin Atlantic was about to go under and demanded a bailout from the UK government that didn’t happen (read more here, […]

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These Airlines Will Thrive in the Future

Written by Mark Ross-Smith @ Travel Data Daily

The airline industry is on its knees and at the mercy of Governments, Shareholders and cashed-up billionaire investors who’ve always wanted to be millionaires. With limited signs of recovery, and an 18-month outlook that looks at best, dire &#821…

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How you can donate your points and miles to charity

Written by Stella Shon @ The Points Guy

This pandemic has changed many of our plans, leaving us feeling uncertain for the future. But as someone who’s always on the go, I’ve taken some much-needed time to slow down. Beyond baking banana bread and binging shows on Netflix, quarantine has given me a chance to learn how to become a better ally. Whenever …

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How to get to South Korea on points and miles

Written by Stella Shon @ The Points Guy

At TPG, we paused traveling to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Local and federal governments around the globe are now debating the appropriate levels of isolation and distancing. Before booking that next trip, we recommend you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions. TPG is continuing to publish …

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Virgin Atlantic Reveals Court Backed Restructuring & Recapitalization Plan

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Virgin Atlantic today unveiled its recapitalization and restructuring plan that is backed by the court in the UK. The airline got plenty of push back from the British public when it demanded handout from the government when the majority shareholder was hiding in the Caribbean tax haven. Here’s the announcement from Virgin Atlantic: Airline positions […]

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The cheapest business class awards across all three alliances

Written by Andrew Kunesh @ The Points Guy

At TPG, we paused traveling to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Local and federal governments around the globe are now debating the appropriate levels of isolation and distancing. Before booking that next trip, we recommend you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions. TPG is continuing to publish …

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From newbie to advanced: 5 ways to up your mileage redemption game

Written by Ethan Steinberg @ The Points Guy

While it might not seem this way when you’re just starting out, I can tell you confidently that earning miles is the easy part of travel rewards. Anyone with good enough credit can open the right cards and meet the minimum spending requirements. Most people can pocket a few hundred thousand points a year just …

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Virgin Atlantic will resume at least 19 long-haul routes by October

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Virgin Atlantic is expecting to make a substantial return to service later this summer. On Monday, the carrier announced that it has made some changes to the five destinations it announced earlier this month, as well as announcing several new routes for August and beyond. Sign up for the free daily TPG newsletter for more …

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] KLM San Francisco to Amsterdam from $1,759

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Virgin Atlantic and their business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between San Francisco (SFO), USA and Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands on KLM nonstop service. Credit to Delta SkyMiles to obtain 16,380 MQMs and 4,368 MQDs. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings […]

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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] DELTA/KLM Chicago to Amsterdam from $1,688

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Virgin Atlantic and their business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between Chicago and Amsterdam. This fare can be routed on Delta/KLM operated flights including KLM’s nonstop service. Remember that you can always email or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Virgin Atlantic […]

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