British Airways

    • British Airways IT problem strands 20,000

      British Airways IT problem strands 20,000

      British Airways canceled more than 100 flights to and from London airports on Wednesday after its check-in systems were hit by computer problems. The airline said a "systems issue" was causing delays and cancellations for short-haul flights from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports.

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    • British Airways faces $230m fine over data breach

      British Airways faces $230m fine over data breach

      The UK’s data watchdog has issued a "notice of intent" that it plans to fine the airline British Airways a record $230m after last year website failure compromised the personal details of roughly 500,000 customers, violating EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). According to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) it was company's '“poor security arrangements” that lead to the breach of credit card information, names, addresses, travel booking details, and logins of its customers.

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    • British Airways admits massive data breach

      British Airways admits massive data breach

      The largest airline in the UK British Airways admitted that hackers have stolen customers’ personal and payment card information from its website, ba.com. Although it did not disclose much about the breach, the BA said that the “personal and financial details” of customers who made bookings on its site or app between 21 August and 5 September were compromised, but travel or passport information was not taken.

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