Stolen Credit Card Data From British Airways Hack On Sale For $12 Million

British Airways had malware installed on its computer systems earlier this year that captured the credit and debit card information including CVV numbers of more than 244,00 customers that was then transferred to illicit third party. You can read more about this incident here, here, here and here.

Now, the this information is on sale on the “Dark Web” where apparently Russian hackers are asking $12 million for it. BA still claims that they are not aware of any verified fraud caused by the “incident”.

British Airways Executive Club Buy & Gift Avios 45% Bonus November 12 – 25, 2018

British Airways Executive Club has launched a new Avios sale that comes at up to 45% bonus for purchases made through November 25, 2018.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios November 2018 Campaign

British Airways has capped the number of Avios that one can purchase any calendar year before any bonuses at 100,000 that has been lifted during this sale to 200,000.

Airfare of the Day: British Airways CLUB WORLD Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands to Cape Town (CPT), South Africa from 1,265€ Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their business class round trip fares between Amsterdam and Cape Town.

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Airfare of the Day: British Airways WORLD TRAVELLER PLUS Rome (FCO), Italy to San Francisco CA (SFO), USA from 699€ Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to American Airlines and their premium economy class round trip fares between Rome and San Francisco. Flights are sold as AA codeshares and operated by British Airways.

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Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Triple Avios October 25 – December 31, 2018

Le Club AccorHotels has launched new bonus miles offer for British Airways Executive Club member stays both booked and consumed October 25 – December 31, 2018.

Le Club AccorHotels British Airways Triple Avios Fall 2018

Executive Club members can earn triple Avios for all of their stays during the promotional period.

UPDATE: British Airways Data Breach Affects Those That Made Award Bookings April 21 – July 28, 2018

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British Airways today announced that it had found that the data breach was more widespread than originally thought (read more here, here and here).

British Airways Cruz

The hackers were able to steal the payment card information of Executive Club members that made award bookings between April 21 – July 28, 2018 (roughly 185,000 cards). This was not previously disclosed.

Would You Sit On Urine For 40,000 Avios?

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Seems that British Airways cannot escape negative publicity with their aging fleet (especially on these leisure destinations) and borderline non-existing cleaning between flights.

British Airways Urine

British Airways passenger who was flying from Gatwick to Jamaica found that his business class seat was saturated with urine after sitting on it for a while.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios 50% Bonus Through October 22, 2018 (UK Only)

British Airways Executive Club has launched a new Avios sale that comes at up to 50% bonus for purchases made through October 22, 2018.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios Promo October 2018

British Airways has capped the number of Avios that one can purchase any calendar year before any bonuses at 100,000 that has been lifted during this sale to 200,000.

Reader Question: British Airways Involuntarily Downgrade Or Reschedule For The Following Day – Compensation Per EC 261/2004?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question by email regarding an oversell on British Airways flight from London to Washington and EC 261/2004 compensation.

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Airfare of the Day: LATAM / Iberia / British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Easter Island (IPC), Chile from £1,900 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to LATAM and their business class restricted round trip fares between London and Easter Island.

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Airfare of the Day: Iberia / British Airways BUSINESS CLASS London (LGW), United Kingdom to Barcelona (BCN)/Málaga (AGP), Spain from £159 Round Trip

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Iberia and their basic season business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between London and Spain.

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Compensation Clinic: British Airways BA297 LHR-ORD Daytime A380 Flight With No Working IFE?

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This week the Compensation Clinic-case comes from a friend’s flight from London to Chicago where the entire First Class section didn’t have any entertainment at all.

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British Airways Executive Club Account(s) Compromised?

British Airways Executive app started acting up yesterday claiming that it couldn’t update data. When I tried to log into the account later online, there was a note about unusual activity and that they would need to confirm it really is me logging in.

British Airways Password Change U

BA had a really huge breach few weeks ago when credit card and other information was stolen from hundreds of thousand customers that had purchased tickets on its website and app (read more here).

The Times: British Airways Won’t Overcome It’s Deficiencies Just By Getting New Staff Uniforms

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British Airways, the airline that many love to hate, found itself being the subject of a Times article yesterday where the paper outlines that the carrier has it’s priorities wrong.

British Airways has previously announced that they’ll outfit their crew with new designer uniforms while there are still many issued that would need urgent investment are being neglected.

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