Last call! It’s Monday and though it’s the beginning of the work week for many, on this particular occasion it’s also last call on a few other fronts. If you’ve got Virgin Atlantic miles, want to visit New Zealand, would love to cash in on an amazing flight deal or are curious how Britain’s once glorious airline plans to continue to shoot itself in the foot, look no further! Here are the most interesting stories in travel today…

Virgin Atlantic’s New Loyalty Program Begins Today!

Today marks the beginning of Virgin Atlantic’s new rates for earning miles, spending miles and earning status. There are changes both good and bad and however you feel, it’s here to stay. With all changes there are new opportunities and new things to avoid. We’ll follow up later this week with the new best ways to spend your miles,  ht for now you can check out our full coverage of the changes here

Last Day Of Qatar Airways Amazing Deals, Including £1400 Europe To Auckland…

Today is the last day of the Qatar Airways Travel Festival. Essentially, it’s the last day for at least a little while that we’ll see outrageous fares from all over the world. Amongst a few new ones that have been snuck in, there’s currently a new offer £1400 Oslo to Auckland, New Zealand in business class. It prices out to about 29000 NOK for two passengers all in. Pretty awesome deal. Be sure to check out our full round up of deals ending tonight here.

British Airways Will Slightly Improve Seat, Definitely Improve Service In Club World…

British Airways have made a conscious decision not to be a leader in on board comfort or connectivity for their new business class offerings. The carrier recently announced that they would be modifying their current offering as expected, adding direct aisle access for all, while keeping the extremely dense (over crowded) layout of their cabin. It will be pretty similar to the current layout, just minus tripping over seat mates. To keep from going straight into the stone age, they have decided to upgrade their service, creating a dedicated head of service for the business class cabin and increasing crew training to make a more refined offering. BEST of all, they’re going to dine on demand, like their partner Qatar. Let’s hope to heaven theyupgrade the food to match…