Remember To Get Your British Airways Data Breach Claims In!

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British Airways had a data breach that allowed unauthorized third party/parties access to passenger names, passport and credit card information. BA has arrogantly continued to claim that there is no proof that leaked credit cards would have been used in an unauthorized manner.

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There are two law firms in the United Kingdom that are in the process of suing the airline for compensation that it will then be distributed among the claimants (you won’t become one unless you sign up). The British Information Commissioner’s Office and is the process of fining British Airways to the tune of £183 million.

British Airways Systemwide Baggage Meltdown

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British Airways is experiencing a meltdown at London Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The airline is writing manual luggage tags and not promising that passengers will have their bags at destination per Tweets from affected passengers.

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British Airways won’t accept checked bags more than 3 hours before scheduled departure from long-haul passengers and 2 hours from short-haul ones. BA has also sent out messages that it may not be able to deliver all baggage and request passengers file missing luggage claims.

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways BUSINESS CLASS Manchester (MAN), United Kingdom to Las Vegas (LAS), United States from £1,374 Round Trip 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and British Airways and their basic season midweek business class round trip fares between Manchester and Las Vegas.

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British Airways Makes Booking Reward Flight Saver-Awards Ever More Confusing

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British Airways started a trial today that allows Executive Club members to book rewards flights with minimal fees for travel in the UK and Europe.

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British Airways, however, had already had a fee cap in place for Rewards Flight Savers (RFS) for the same destinations.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways FIRST CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Washington DC (IAD), United States from £1,850 Round Trip 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their first class promotional round trip fares between London and Washington DC.

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Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS London (LHR), United Kindgom to Los Angeles (LAX), United States from £770 Round Trip 

 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their premium economy promotional round trip fares between London and Los Angeles. This fare allows to be routed on BA codeshare flights.

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Yet Another British Airways Strike Looming: BA’s Pilots May Walk Out Around August 5th 2019.

Yep it’s that time of the year once again: British Airlines employees might go on strike and this time it’s the pilots who are currently voting on labor action and the signs aren’t positive.

If indications are correct, and there is no agreement between the pilots and BA, the looming strike could hit sometime around August 5th 2019 – smack dab in the middle of summer holidays!

British Airways Is Facing a Record Breaking £183 Million Fine Over 2018 Data Breach

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The British Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has come down hard on British Airways and imposed a £183 Million fine over the 2018 data breach that saw half a million customers data compromised.

This is the highest fine ever imposed on a company ever since the GDPR regulations and British Airways has 28 days to appeal the fine with the ICO.

Too Drunk To Serve: British Airways Investigates Three Drunk Crew Members That Ran Naked Through A Hotel During Singapore Layover

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Three British Airways crew members face dismissal from their jobs after a regional manager reported them for causing disruption, running drunk and naked through their hotel during a layover.

The scene reportedly happened in Singapore during a scheduled layover and after crew engaged in a variety of drinking games, leaving them totally intoxicated.

Airfare of the Day: American Airlines / British Airways BUSINESS CLASS San Francisco (SFO), United States to Barcelona (BCN), Spain from $2,354 Round Trip 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their holiday surcharge business class round trip fares between San Francisco and Barcelona. This fare can be routed via LHR on BA codeshares.

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Sofia (SOF), Bulgaria from £230 Round Trip 

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class sell-up non-refundable round trip fares between United Kingdom and Bulgaria. This fare accrues 160 TPs on BA Executive Club (£1.44/TP!).

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Bad Idea: Eighteen Brits Kicked Off British Airways Flight in Tel Aviv After Threatening To “Blow Up The Plane”

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A group of 18 British travelers were kicked off a British Airways flight from Israel after one passengers threatened to blow up the aircraft.

Even though this might have have been part of a (bad) joke the group allegedly also made antisemitic remarks about other passengers, and as a result all of them got kicked off and the main offender was lead away by security forces.

British Airways To Introduce Electronic Baggage Tags (For 72.60 Euro Each) After Planning It For 5 Years

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Congratulations British Airways – After a five year planning phase they finally managed to create an Electronic Baggage Tag which customers can buy at an early bird price of 72.60 Euro a piece.

BA’s new baggage tags are 4x more expensive as compared to their alliance partner Qantas’ solution, which has been on the market for a decade already.

American Express (U.S.) Membership Rewards Now With Up To 50% Targeted Transfer Bonus For British Airways Executive Club & Marriott Bonvoy

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American Express Membership Rewards has targeted some customers with a lucrative points transfer bonus, offering a whopping 40-50% boost on mileage transfers to British Airways Executive Club and Marriott Bonvoy.

Additionally Qantas and Virgin Atlantic also have a promotional bonus going on that is accessible to all customers, contrary to these targeted ones.

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