News & offers: Qatar’s new dining, Thai Airways flash sale and Virgin aircraft changes

Qatar Airways has launched a new on-board dining experience for its Premium customers, starting with European routes. For me, Qatar’s food has always been good but not particularly exciting so this sounds like good news. The enhanced dining includes newly-designed tableware, in-flight dining menus, cutlery and chinaware. Qatar Airways has…



5 tips for redeeming Avios for flights

Redeeming your Avios for flights should be simple, but that is not always the case. Here are some tips to help you get the flights you want. Be aware of route and aircraft changes All airlines including BA, constantly change destinations, aircraft types and frequencies. This usually means extra Avios availability being…


Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse London Heathrow T3 review – the best lounge at Heathrow?

Who gets access to the Clubhouse? You can access the Clubhouse if you are flying in Upper Class with Virgin, hold Virgin Gold status or Delta SkyMiles Platinum Medallion and are flying with either airline. The lounge The lounge at Terminal 3 is with all the other lounges and above…


Malmaison Hotel, Glasgow review

Today’s review comes from Roving Reporter for another Glasgow hotel (he is a regular visitor). Over the last six months, I have stayed at Malmaison London, Brighton and Edinburgh. I decided to try the Glasgow Malmaison out to compare. Location The hotel consists of a converted Greek Orthodox Church and…



News & offers: BA – new winter routes, earn Avios on United, Air France & Emirates, Iberia 50% off

British Airways winter routes and changes With the announcement of new routes and increased frequencies to some destinations, now could be a good time to secure an Avios redemption or see whether the availability has changed for the dates you have in mind for your flights. From 28 October British…